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New Kentucky Law Aims to Help More Smokers Kick the Habit

A new state law now in effect requires insurance coverage of all forms of tobacco cessation services recommended by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force. That includes smoking and tobacco-use cessation counseling, group health education, and federal
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13

[Kentucky, North Carolina] Ashland-born Miss America dies at 92

In 1944, Ramey did a song-and-dance routine in winning Miss America. ... A tobacco farm outside Eubank is where Ramey lived until moving to California three months ago. Upset over tobacco regulations, she sued the U.S. Justice Department for $300 billio
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 5, 2017 04:20

[Kentucky] Tobacco cessation coverage takes effect ($$)

Smokers in Kentucky will be able to have more affordable access to smoking cessation after resources are officially mandated as being covered under medical insurance in the state. June 29 will mark 90 days since "Senate Bill 89: Insurance Coverage for T
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jun 30, 2017 23:51
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[Kentucky] CEOs recall their summer jobs

Kroger’s CEO Rodney McMullen got started working on the family farm in Williamstown, Kentucky. “Every summer in my youth consisted of performing different tasks on the farm,” he says. He recalls being paid 6 cents for each stick of tobacco he cut. He st
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19

[Kentucky] All Boone County Public Library locations to become smoke and tobacco free properties, beginning July 1

Here is a list of frequently asked questions about the Boone County Public Library smoke-free policy Q: When Does the Smoke/Tobacco Free Property Policy go into effect? A: July 1, 2017 Q: What does “Smoke/Tobacco Free Property” mean? A: The use of a
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added May 19, 2017 12:50

[Kentucky] ARCHIVE: VIBO Corp., Inc. v. Conway, et al.: OPINION (PDF)

ARGUED: John K. Bush, GREENEBAUM DOLL & McDONALD... For the reasons stated above, the judgment of the district court dismissing all claims against Defendants and denying Plaintiff’s request for preliminary relief is AFFIRMED.
US Court of Appeals For The Sixth Circuit
added May 9, 2017 15:23

[Kentucky] How one U.S. state is leading the charge to dismantle Obamacare

The state sits near the bottom of health rankings for smoking rates, cancer deaths and diabetes.
added May 5, 2017 16:29

[Kentucky] Louisville smoking ban creates exemptions for e-cigs, changes for hookah

The Louisville Metro Community Affairs, Housing, Health and Education Committee passed the ordinance by a vote of 4-1 on Wednesday amending the ban. Louisville will remain smoke-free, but the amendment does create potential changes for two different ind
Fox 41 WDRB-TV (Louisville, KY)
added May 4, 2017 01:08
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[Kentucky] Henderson commissioners pass smoking ordinance amendment

The new ordinance amends the definition of smoking to include vapor products and prohibits smoking with 15 feet around playgrounds and water features in city parks. A separate ordinance that also passed on first reading allows presenters with special e
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:44

Kentucky receives $93 million in tobacco settlement money, funds boost agriculture, health outcomes

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that Kentucky received $93,415,537 million in tobacco settlement money this week. “For nearly 20 years the landmark Master Settlement Agreement has made a positive impact on the Commonwealth, supporting early chil
added Apr 21, 2017 17:20
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