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[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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[Kentucky] Mayor Calls For Including E-Cigs, Hookah In Louisville Smoking Ban

The mayor called on the Metro Council to take such an action during his annual state of the city address this week. He said a surge in e-cigarette and hookah use is “a dangerous shift” from traditional cigarettes. The city’s current smoke-free ordinance
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Feb 3, 2017 21:34

Kentucky gets 'F' grade in reducing tobacco use ($$)

Kentucky was given an "F" in every category graded -- including lack of initiative for smoke-free laws, poor access to smoking cessation aid and low funding for prevention programs..."We're at the bottom of the barrel in every single category they've meas
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Jan 31, 2017 19:30

[Kentucky] STONE: Tobacco settlement still benefits state ag industry

As outgoing co-chair of the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee, I've had the opportunity to work with my fellow legislators to prioritize investments from funds Kentucky receives each year through the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (M
Franklin (KY) Favorite
added Jan 26, 2017 22:30

Kentucky gets giant F on smoking report card

The American Lung Association is calling on Kentucky lawmakers to help reduce tobacco use. The group, aimed at improving air quality and lung health, gave Kentucky an F in every category related to smoking prevention. Stephanie Cooper was 18 when she li
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Jan 26, 2017 17:29

Kentucky gets straight "F's" in American Lung Association smoking report / Ohio not much better

"We're still leading the nation in adult and youth smoking rates," says Stephanie Vogel of the Northern Kentucky Health Department. Kentucky got "F's" in all five categories - including smoke-free air, tobacco prevention ans tobacco taxes. Ohio didn
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Jan 26, 2017 17:25

[Kentucky] Ky. Tobacco Farm Settles Wage Claims By H-2A Workers ($$)

A Kentucky federal judge on Monday signed off on a settlement between a tobacco farm and six agricultural workers hired under H-2A visas who alleged they were stiffed on minimum and overtime wages. Planck Farm, B.S. Land and Cattle Co. LLC and several r
added Jan 24, 2017 17:37
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