Headlines Tagged with Kentucky — 5,274 headlines found
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced that the comment period for a proposed federal regulation on smokeless tobacco products has been extended from April 10 to July 10. “This proposed rule would have a devastating economic impact on dark t
Mar 22, 2017 SurfKY News
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
KY Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is asking [FDA] to withdraw a proposed regulation...The proposal to limit the N-Nitrosonornicotine level in finished smokeless tobacco products to one part per million, Quarles wrote, “is not realistic or achievabl
Mar 10, 2017 The Lane Report
added Mar 11, 2017 15:24
not enough support among Republicans, who have a supermajority in the House. Most of them want to leave that decision to the local school boards.
Mar 8, 2017 14 WFIE (Evansville, IN)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:41
A western Kentucky school district is going tobacco free starting this summer. Hopkins County School Board members voted to ban all nicotine, tobacco products, and e-cigarettes.
Mar 7, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2017 03:33
Fire Marshal determined a cigarette in a flower pot on a ground floor patio started the fire. ... Heal said between four and eight units were considered a total loss.
Mar 3, 2017 WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:25
Bevin says what the Affordable Care Act brought to people was not health insurance, but entitlement...said the increased access to health coverage hasn't made Kentuckians healthier. Kentucky...has the highest smoking rate and highest incidence rate of to
Mar 1, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2017 23:38
The long-term improvements to Kentucky’s health from a reduced smoking rate would save billions... Not incidentally, Kentuckians die from cancer more often than people from any other state... As I travel around our beautiful state, many of the people I m
Mar 1, 2017 Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
Smoking restrictions often are part of broader wellness initiatives, such as promoting exercise and nutrition, aimed at improving health—and business. "Smoking isn't just killing us, it's bankrupting us," said Ashli Watts, a spokeswoman with the Chamber o
Feb 28, 2017 Reuters
added Apr 3, 2017 17:24
Kentucky Ag Commissioner, says the cash crop relies heavily on exports. Trade deals continue to scrap tobacco from the mix, taking its toll on acres in the Bluegrass State. “Historically, tobacco is king in Kentucky,” said Quarles. “At our peak, we had 8
Feb 21, 2017 Agweb.com
added Feb 21, 2017 21:10
Bills that reduce Kentucky’s smoking rate are disease-prevention bills. As residents of a state with some of the worst health statistics in the nation, I hope we can all do the right thing and get behind these two bills.
Feb 21, 2017 Hazard (KY) Herald
added Feb 21, 2017 19:05