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[Kentucky] Regulating e-cigs on City's radar

Members of the public filled nearly every seat at the City Commission work session to speak on the discussion regarding concerns with the city's smoking ordinance. The city's ordinance was created in 2006 and has not been revised since its creation. The
The Gleaner
added Jan 20, 2017 03:53

Study: Kentucky is the cheapest state for smokers

A new study reveals that Kentucky has the lowest smoking costs in the United States- but you'll still be spending a lot of money. Personal-finance website Wallethub released a new report in an effort to encourage the estimated 36.5 million tobacco users
WXIX-FOX19 (Cincinnatti, OH)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13

[Kentucky] One puff spurs nursing researcher's lifelong career investigating tobacco and mental illness

University of Kentucky College of Nursing Assistant Professor Chizimuzo Okoli picked up his first and last cigarette when he was 6 years old. The mistake landed him in the emergency room. But the experience inspired his life's work studying mental illnes
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02

Kentucky Speedway grandstands to be smoke-free in 2017 / Includes e-cigarettes

This policy applies to all seating areas, including suites, clubs and terrace boxes. The speedway will continue to permit smoking in all other areas of the grounds, including but not limited to parking lots, camping, and display areas. “We are committed
The Lane Report
added Jan 1, 2017 13:31

[Kentucky] CHANDLER: Higher tobacco taxes improve health, productivity

As the legislature considers tax reform in the coming session, and if we hope to move out of the bottom ranking in health status and improve the lives of Kentuckians, raising tobacco taxes should definitely be on the table.
Kentucky New Era
added Dec 28, 2016 14:09

[Kentucky] Judge sentences last defendant in $48M cigarette tax fraud scheme

A Kentucky judge has sentenced the last of nine defendants in a $48 million domestic and international cigarette tax fraud scheme. U.S. District Judge David L. Bunning on Thursday in Covington sentenced Anthony Cosica, 54, of Pinetop, Ariz., to 24 month
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Dec 24, 2016 23:51

[Kentucky] Sentencing ends $48 million global cigarette tax fraud case

Federal prosecutors say that the last defendant in a vast, $48 million cigarette tax fraud scheme has been sentenced, ending a case that stretched across the country and around the globe. Kerry Harvey, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentu
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Dec 24, 2016 14:13
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[Kentucky] County passes on policing e-cigarettes

The Franklin County Fiscal Court discussed the Board of Health’s request that the smoke-free ordinance be amended to include electronic cigarettes, but the idea failed to gain the support of a majority of the magistrates.
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Dec 27, 2016 01:38

Kentucky leads nation in adult smoking

Kentucky ranks in the bottom 10 states (43rd) for its cigarette tax, at 60 cents per pack, and spends only 4.4 percent of what the CDC recommends for smoking cessation efforts ($2.5 million a year). The state's high smoking rate also comes with a hefty p
Richmond (KY) Register
added Dec 23, 2016 01:30

Hemp Is the New Tobacco as Kentucky Bets on Weed’s Cousin

Across the rolling hills of Kentucky, which just two decades ago was the most tobacco-dependent state in the country, farmers are planting less of the crop after growing health concerns shrunk demand. Instead, they’re increasingly turning to hemp and hav
Bloomberg News
added Dec 23, 2016 01:28
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