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Kentucky smokers will soon pay more for cigarettes, but smoke-free advocates say it's not enough

The 50-cent-per-pack tax increase brings the total tax per pack to $1.10. The increase fell short of the proposed $1 per pack desired by smoke-free advocates who considered the tax increase a stepping stone to their long-term goal of a statewide comprehe
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added May 3, 2018 16:56
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[Kentucky] Record $8.4 million spent by lobbyists in first 3 months of General Assembly

The top spender during the first quarter of 2018 was Altria, one of the world's largest producers and marketers of tobacco products, which spent heavily on its lobbying effort in opposition to an increased tax on tobacco. The parent company of Philip Mo
Kentucky Today
added May 1, 2018 19:33
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[Kentucky] Murray Mayor Envisions Smoke-Free City, Committee Approves Drafting Ordinance

Members of the Murray City Council are considering implementing a smoke-free ordinance. The Public Safety Committee met Thursday afternoon to discuss... Council member Jason Pittman said he's in favor of an ordinance but noted a concern expressed by a lo
WKMS 91.3 FM (Murray, KY)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:34
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Kentucky receives more than $102 million in tobacco settlement money

“For nearly 20 years the landmark Master Settlement Agreement has made a positive impact on the Commonwealth, supporting early childhood education, health programs, cancer research, and helping to aid our farmers and create sustainable farm-based busines
Kentucky New Era
added Apr 21, 2018 16:45
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[Kentucky] Ready to switch to hemp? Farmers plan to grow fewest burley tobacco acres on record

“Prospective Plantings” report showing burley tobacco growers in Kentucky intended to set 57,000 acres for harvest — 6,000 acres below last year and 1,000 acres lower than 2015, which was the previous record low. Burley tobacco is primarily used for cigar
Richmond (KY) Register
added Apr 21, 2018 16:42
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Kentucky Approves Tobacco Tax Increase

Bevin vetoed it. Four days later, the House voted 57 to 40 to override the veto, with the Senate subsequently approving the override by a vote of 20-18. With such a close vote, Lakeville, Minn.-based tobacco group NATO said the Senate would have defeated
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:40
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Annual KCSP Conference Honors Smoke-free Advocates Across Kentucky

The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy (KCSP) and their community partners celebrated fifteen years of smoke-free stories across the Commonwealth during its annual conference, "Sharing the Smoke-free Story" on Wednesday, April 11, at the Lexington Conv
University of Kentucky
added Apr 17, 2018 16:11
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL; Do what it takes to deter tobacco

When it comes to taxes, enough is enough. With that said, though, there is one tax that makes sense...cigarettes need to be taxed and taxed appropriately. We hope a hefty tax on cigarettes will help people put down this deadly, horrendous habit.
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Apr 14, 2018 22:06
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[Kentucky] City commission authorizes stronger smoking ordinance w/Photo

City commission authorizes stronger smoking ordinance
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Apr 12, 2018 03:24
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[Kentucky] Smoking, vaping banned in Paducah public spaces

the Paducah City Commission voted 4-1 to amend the city’s smoking ordinance. The amendments ban smoking and vaping at city owned parks, sports arenas, playgrounds and trails. It says you’ll need to be at least 15 feet from those spaces to freely smoke.
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Apr 11, 2018 13:41
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