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[Kentucky] Groups raise call to add e-cigs to county ordinance

Local health advocates are reviving the conversation on smoking bans, this time targeting the language in the Daviess County smoking ordinance to include e-cigarettes. Representatives from the Green River Regional Health Council and the Regional Tobacco
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Oct 11, 2017 04:10
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Ad campaign in Kentucky promotes going tobacco-free

Officials with Kentucky's Tobacco Quit Line are launching a new advertising campaign that encourages people to stop using tobacco products. The ads are designed to lead people to the state's free tobacco counseling service, 1-800-784-8669.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 9, 2017 21:06
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[Kentucky] Free Smoking Cessation Supplies Being Offered to Owensboro Residents

The Green River District Health Department is in charge of the program and is responsible for giving out supplies. The Messenger-Inquirer reports up to eight weeks of nicotine patches, gum or lozenges will be given to those who sign up for the smoking ce
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:26
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Kentucky lawsuit alleges West Virginia governor’s companies took part in fraud

The new complaint relates to an earlier one filed in 2012. In that one, New London Tobacco Market and Fivemile Energy argued they had leased coal in Breathitt County to Kentucky Fuel and that the company did not carry out the contract terms.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[Kentucky, West Virginia] Justice companies fraudulently transferred properties, lawsuit claims

after a 2012 lawsuit claimed James C. Justice Companies did not pay fees it was supposed to in a business agreement with New London Tobacco Market, “the Justice Companies in combination with other persons and companies, began to engage in a series of tran
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Sep 17, 2017 14:01
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[Kentucky, West Virginia] Governor Justice’s companies accused of fraudulent transfers in federal court case

The lawsuit was filed by New London Tobacco Market Inc. of Tennessee and by Fivemile Energy LLC of Kentucky...One part of the agreement was $10,000 retainer fees that were to be paid to New London Tobacco Market each month starting in 2010. The lawsuit c
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Sep 17, 2017 14:00
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[Kentucky] Health Coalition argues for smoke-free law

The Mason County Health Coalition on Friday unveiled the findings from a 2017 study of the indoor air quality in the county, pushing for a smoke-free law in the county... showed that the the indoor air quality of Mason County is about 4.4 times worse than
Maysville (KY) Ledger Independent
added Sep 1, 2017 13:07
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[Kentucky] CHANDLER: E. Ky. health worst in Appalachia; curbing smoking best solution

The report, “Health Disparities in Appalachia,”... Kentucky is now the cancer-mortality capital of the nation...We can, and we must join together in a unified campaign to enact the policies that will reduce smoking, improve health, and transform the futu
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 24, 2017 03:12
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[Kentucky] Louisville’s Indoor Hookah, E-Cigarette Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect Monday

Changes to Louisville’s smoke free ordinance will go into effect Monday. These changes —approved by Metro Council in May — update the ordinance that bans indoor smoking to include e-cigarettes and hookahs. “Heart disease and cancer are the top two cause
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:34
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[Kentucky] Foundation for Healthy KY’s Ben Chandler gives legislature overview of state’s health challenges

• “I submit to you today that the single most effective policy changes we can make to improve the health of Kentuckians are changes that will reduce our smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke.” • “Passing smoke-free laws and raising the tobacco
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:44
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