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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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Once king of Kentucky farms, burley tobacco is about to hit a new low

Tobacco plants, once a staple of local agriculture and a common part of the landscape during the spring and summer, might be hard to find this growing season. Burley tobacco is expected to hit a new low this year. The crop has been on the decline nation
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Apr 7, 2018 20:49
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[Kentucky] Projected burley tobacco acreage reaches new low

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Prospective Plantings report, which was released last week, projects that burley tobacco growers in Kentucky will set 57,000 acres for harvest this year. That’s down 6,000 acres from last year and a far cry from the 1
Bowling Green (KY) Daily News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:24
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STILL NEED MEASURES TO REDUCE SMOKING, TOBACCO USE IN KENTUCKY

The budget passed by the legislature today includes only a 50-cent increase on cigarettes. We appreciate that this was a difficult vote for many legislators in Kentucky. However, evidence shows that a $1 or higher increase in Kentucky’s cigarette tax wo
BereaOnline.com
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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