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[Kentucky] Cigarette tax increase begins Sunday

Kentucky smokers will see an increase in the cost of their cigarettes. As a part of a larger tax bill, the Kentucky General Assembly voted to increase the state's cigarette tax from 60 cents to $1.10 per pack earlier this year. That tax increase will be
Wayne County (KY) Outlook
added Jul 1, 2018 15:21
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[Kentucky, Oklahoma] State Tax Changes Taking Effect July 1, 2018

Oklahoma and Kentucky are increasing their cigarette taxes: Oklahoma from $1.03 to $2.03 per pack, Kentucky from $0.60 to $1.10.
Tax Foundation
added Jun 28, 2018 15:01
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[Kentucky] Murray smoking ordinance passes in 8-2 vote

A right to health or a right to smoke: That’s what city council members in Murray decided on Thursday evening. The council heard comments from the public and passed an ordinance banning smoking in public areas city-wide. Some believe it’s for the better
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Jun 15, 2018 07:55
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[Kentucky] E’town toughens smoking ordinance

Elizabethtown tightened its grip Mon­day on smoking in public places after the city council approved the addition of electronic cigarettes to its no-smoking ordinance. The first reading of the amendment to the ordinance, which passed in 2006, was May 21
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Jun 7, 2018 06:09
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Farm Owner Debarred From H-2A Visa Program ($$)

Department of Labor said Tuesday that it had debarred the owner of a Kentucky tobacco farm from applying for seasonal temporary work visa certification for three years after investigators found that the farm had violated the program's visa certification r
Law360
added Jun 2, 2018 00:10
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Meet the Kentucky jailer making his NASCAR return whose company sells e-cigarettes to inmates

Jamie Mosley is entering his third term as Laurel County’s jailer. But thanks to the success of his electronic cigarette business Crossbar, Mosley is making his first NASCAR start since 2012 and his first start in the Camping World Truck Series since 200
Yahoo! Sports
added May 11, 2018 20:27
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[Kentucky] Chandler talks tobacco with health coalition ($$)

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky CEO Ben Chandler spoke with CaldWELL CHAT (Community Health Action Team, formerly MAPP) chair Dana Southard at a meeting of the group held last week that focused on the organization’s continuing efforts to reduce tobacco
Princeton (KY) Times-Leader
added May 10, 2018 17:27
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Kentucky smokers will soon pay more for cigarettes, but smoke-free advocates say it's not enough

The 50-cent-per-pack tax increase brings the total tax per pack to $1.10. The increase fell short of the proposed $1 per pack desired by smoke-free advocates who considered the tax increase a stepping stone to their long-term goal of a statewide comprehe
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added May 3, 2018 16:56
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[Kentucky] Record $8.4 million spent by lobbyists in first 3 months of General Assembly

The top spender during the first quarter of 2018 was Altria, one of the world's largest producers and marketers of tobacco products, which spent heavily on its lobbying effort in opposition to an increased tax on tobacco. The parent company of Philip Mo
Kentucky Today
added May 1, 2018 19:33
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[Kentucky] Murray Mayor Envisions Smoke-Free City, Committee Approves Drafting Ordinance

Members of the Murray City Council are considering implementing a smoke-free ordinance. The Public Safety Committee met Thursday afternoon to discuss... Council member Jason Pittman said he's in favor of an ordinance but noted a concern expressed by a lo
WKMS 91.3 FM (Murray, KY)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:34
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