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[Kentucky] CEOs recall their summer jobs

Kroger’s CEO Rodney McMullen got started working on the family farm in Williamstown, Kentucky. “Every summer in my youth consisted of performing different tasks on the farm,” he says. He recalls being paid 6 cents for each stick of tobacco he cut. He st
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19

[Kentucky] All Boone County Public Library locations to become smoke and tobacco free properties, beginning July 1

Here is a list of frequently asked questions about the Boone County Public Library smoke-free policy Q: When Does the Smoke/Tobacco Free Property Policy go into effect? A: July 1, 2017 Q: What does “Smoke/Tobacco Free Property” mean? A: The use of a
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added May 19, 2017 12:50

[Kentucky] How one U.S. state is leading the charge to dismantle Obamacare

The state sits near the bottom of health rankings for smoking rates, cancer deaths and diabetes.
added May 5, 2017 16:29

[Kentucky] Louisville smoking ban creates exemptions for e-cigs, changes for hookah

The Louisville Metro Community Affairs, Housing, Health and Education Committee passed the ordinance by a vote of 4-1 on Wednesday amending the ban. Louisville will remain smoke-free, but the amendment does create potential changes for two different ind
Fox 41 WDRB-TV (Louisville, KY)
added May 4, 2017 01:08
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[Kentucky] Henderson commissioners pass smoking ordinance amendment

The new ordinance amends the definition of smoking to include vapor products and prohibits smoking with 15 feet around playgrounds and water features in city parks. A separate ordinance that also passed on first reading allows presenters with special e
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:44

Kentucky receives $93 million in tobacco settlement money, funds boost agriculture, health outcomes

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that Kentucky received $93,415,537 million in tobacco settlement money this week. “For nearly 20 years the landmark Master Settlement Agreement has made a positive impact on the Commonwealth, supporting early chil
added Apr 21, 2017 17:20

[Kentucky] Study says only way to protect children from nicotine exposure is to not smoke in house — or quit

“Parents may think that not smoking around their child is enough, but this is not the case. These findings emphasize that the only safe way to protect children from smoke exposure is to quit smoking and ban smoking in the home,” Dr. Melinda Mahabee-Gitte
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Apr 20, 2017 23:46


WellCare of Kentucky announced on Tuesday that it will award $20,000 in grants to support community efforts across Kentucky to reduce tobacco use and promote smoke-free environments. The investment was announced at today’s annual Kentucky Center for Smok
WTVQ-TV 36 (Lexington, KY)
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13

WellCare Announces $20,000 in Grants to Help Reduce Tobacco Use and Promote Smoke-Free Environments in Kentucky

The investment, announced at today's annual Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy conference hosted by the University of Kentucky College of Nursing's BREATHE team, marks the first time WellCare, the state's largest Medicaid managed care organization, ha
PR Newswire
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24

[Kentucky] LETTER: FDA tobacco regulation needs review

Dear editor, My wife and I grow dark tobacco on 80 acres, and it is our sole income. Tobacco farming has allowed us to pay for our two children to attend the University of Kentucky, where our son studied agriculture. Today, he and our son-in-law, who als
Murray (KY) Ledger & Times
added Apr 15, 2017 19:20
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