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[Kentucky] Smoking Cessation Coverage Law Signed by Governor

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 the U.S. Pre
SurfKY News
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31

[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 t
SurfKY News
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30

Quarles says FDA regulation on smokeless tobacco would ‘devastate’ Kentucky growers

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
The Lane Report
added Mar 11, 2017 15:24
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[Kentucky] Push to ban smoking at public schools in KY likely to not pass

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.
14 WFIE (Evansville, IN)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:41
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[Kentucky] Hopkins Co. Schools to Go Tobacco Free

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2017 03:33

[Kentucky] Cigarette starts fire, destroys apartment units in Charlestown

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.
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:25

Current, Ex-Kentucky Governors Battle Over Health Law Legacy

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
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2017 23:38

CHANDLER: 2 bills good for Kentucky health

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
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02

[Kentucky] Trade Scrapping Tobacco from Mix, Shrinking Acreage

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
added Feb 21, 2017 21:10

[Kentucky] CHANDLER: Two Tobacco-Related Bills Are Disease-Prevention Bills

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.
Hazard (KY) Herald
added Feb 21, 2017 19:05
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