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The Senate Education Committee has approved legislation that would ban tobacco products on public school property in Kentucky and at school-sponsored activities. The measure’s chief sponsor is Republican Sen. Ralph Alvarado, who is a medical doctor. The
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2017 02:20

Total tobacco ban in Kentucky schools advances in legislature

No tobacco products could be used on any public school property or at any school-sponsored activity in Kentucky under a bill that gained unanimous approval in the committee. State Sen. Ralph Alvarado of Winchester, a Republican who is a medical doctor,
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 10, 2017 02:02
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[Kentucky] Committee Update: Senate education committee passes three bills

Senate Bill 78, sponsored by Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, which unanimously passed by a 12-0 vote, would prohibit the use of tobacco products by students, school personnel, and visitors in schools, school vehicles, properties, and activities, and w
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Feb 10, 2017 01:59
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[Kentucky] The Bottom Line: Tobacco-free school campus bill passes Senate committee

Legislation seeking to make Kentucky’s schools tobacco-free cleared its first legislative hurdle Thursday, passing through the Senate Education Committee unanimously. Kentucky doctor and state Sen. Ralph Alvarado said he is looking to make the state’s pu
The Lane Report
added Feb 10, 2017 01:58

[Kentucky] Poll shows majority of Kentuckians want to get tougher on tobacco

A recent poll released by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky found that a majority of Kentuckians think the state's minimum legal age to buy tobacco should be raised to 21 from 18. The foundation sponsors an annual phone poll titled Kentucky Health Is
Business First of Louisville
added Feb 9, 2017 15:28

[Mexico, Kentucky] Mexican Farm Workers Settle Employment Suit With Tobacco Farmer ($$)

A federal judge in Kentucky on Feb. 6 signed a final order canceling a trial scheduled for March following an $81,308.71 settlement between a group of Mexican migrant workers who claimed that the owners of farms they worked at underpaid them and violated
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 9, 2017 01:08

[Mexico, Kentucky] Trial Nixed Following Settlement In Mexican Farm Worker Case ($$)

A Kentucky federal judge on Monday canceled a jury trial following a settlement agreement in a case over unpaid wages, breach of contract and unlawful passport withholding brought by nine Mexican H-2A farm workers who were recruited to work on tobacco far
added Feb 8, 2017 00:55

[Kentucky] JONES: Ky. bill would remove barriers to quitting smoking

As an ear, nose and throat specialist, I have treated many patients suffering the physical consequences of smoking..I support Senate Bill 89, which would create barrier-free access to proven-effective smoking cessation treatments as prescribed to patients
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Feb 8, 2017 00:52

[Kentucky] COOPER: Say yes to smoke free, no to smokers as a protected class

’s no surprise that the American Lung Association gave Kentucky straight “F’s”... As a business owner in the state of Kentucky, it is illegal for me to ask someone if they smoke during the interview process, knowing full well that a smoker costs an averag
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 7, 2017 16:23

[USA, Kentucky] Magistrate Judge: Migrant Tobacco Workers To Be Deposed In Mexico ($$)

A federal magistrate judge in Kentucky on Feb. 3 found that the owners of a tobacco farm who were sued for allegedly violating federal work visa laws will not face an undue hardship by having to depose a group of migrant workers in Mexico, denying the ow
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 7, 2017 00:58
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