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Support growing for smoking ban in Kentucky

Even in a state with a long history of tobacco culture and a high percentage of smokers, public support for a statewide smoking ban is growing. A poll of 1,580 Kentucky adults by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky found 71 percent of respondents favor
Richmond (KY) Register
added Apr 4, 2017 20:50
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[Kentucky] Poll: Growing Support For Statewide Smoking Ban In Public Places

A new poll shows growing support for a statewide ban on smoking in most public places, despite Kentucky having the highest rate of smokers in the nation. The latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll shows 71 percent of Kentuckians support a comprehensive stat
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:47
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[Kentucky] Poll: Support for statewide smoke-free law surges to 71%

After three years of holding steady at about 66 percent, support for a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law among adults queried in the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) jumped five points over the past year to 71 percent. That’s
The Lane Report
added Apr 4, 2017 20:46

[Kentucky] Smokeless tobacco proposal comment period extended

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 to
The Gleaner
added Apr 4, 2017 18:06
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[Kentucky] Support surges for smoking ban in tobacco country

More than seven in 10 people in one of the nation's largest tobacco-producing states support a statewide smoking ban... But working against them is the state's population of smokers — more people smoke in Kentucky per capita than anywhere else in the co
McClatchy Newspapers
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27

[Indiana, Kentucky] Why Many Tobacco-Friendly Business Groups Are Now Switching Sides

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
added Apr 3, 2017 17:24

[Kentucky] Health officials, e-cig advocates discuss industry shift ($$)

Late last year, the U.S. Surgeon General released a report citing the health hazards of electronic cigarettes or vaping products among young users. The report, which states that those kinds of products are "the most commonly used form of tobacco among yo
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Apr 2, 2017 20:00
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[Kentucky] Smoking Cessation Coverage Law Signed by Governor

Gov. Matt Bevin has signed Senate 89 into law. Kentucky law now will require health insurance plans offered in the Commonwealth to provide coverage for all FDA-approved tobacco cessation medications, as well as tobacco cessation programs recommended by th
SurfKY News
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41

[Kentucky] GOP float changes to e-cigarettes, hookah ban

Republican Metro Councilwoman Marilyn Parker wants hookah bars to be exempt for two years from a Democratic-sponsored measure that would ban the smoking device along with electronic cigarettes from indoor use. Eight Democratic members sponsored a propos
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 28, 2017 15:50

[Kentucky] Supreme Court nominee helped win big award here

Roberts worked with Gorsuch during months of preparation. The four-week trial concluded with a jury awarding $1.05 billion for their client, Conwood Sales Company, a major manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products which changed its name in 2010 to The A
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Mar 27, 2017 04:00
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