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Kentucky receives $93 million in tobacco settlement money, funds boost agriculture, health outcomes

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that Kentucky received $93,415,537 million in tobacco settlement money this week. “For nearly 20 years the landmark Master Settlement Agreement has made a positive impact on the Commonwealth, supporting early chil
KyForward
added Apr 21, 2017 17:20
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[Kentucky] Study says only way to protect children from nicotine exposure is to not smoke in house — or quit

“Parents may think that not smoking around their child is enough, but this is not the case. These findings emphasize that the only safe way to protect children from smoke exposure is to quit smoking and ban smoking in the home,” Dr. Melinda Mahabee-Gitte
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Apr 20, 2017 23:46
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$20K IN GRANTS OFFERED TO PROGRAMS AIMED AT REDUCING TOBACCO USE IN KENTUCKY

WellCare of Kentucky announced on Tuesday that it will award $20,000 in grants to support community efforts across Kentucky to reduce tobacco use and promote smoke-free environments. The investment was announced at today’s annual Kentucky Center for Smok
WTVQ-TV 36 (Lexington, KY)
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13
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WellCare Announces $20,000 in Grants to Help Reduce Tobacco Use and Promote Smoke-Free Environments in Kentucky

The investment, announced at today's annual Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy conference hosted by the University of Kentucky College of Nursing's BREATHE team, marks the first time WellCare, the state's largest Medicaid managed care organization, ha
PR Newswire
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24
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[Kentucky] LETTER: FDA tobacco regulation needs review

Dear editor, My wife and I grow dark tobacco on 80 acres, and it is our sole income. Tobacco farming has allowed us to pay for our two children to attend the University of Kentucky, where our son studied agriculture. Today, he and our son-in-law, who als
Murray (KY) Ledger & Times
added Apr 15, 2017 19:20
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[Kentucky] Ky. increasingly favors smoke-free law: poll

Kentucky does not have a statewide smoke-free law, but residents of the commonwealth increasingly favor one, a recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll finds. Sponsored by Interact for Health and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, the poll has for six year
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Apr 15, 2017 15:35
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[Kentucky] FISCHER: Update needed for Smoke-Free Ordinance

E-cigarettes and hookah pose health dangers to non-users from secondhand exposure in indoor public places. It’s time to include them in Louisville’s Smoke-free ordinance. Across the United States, 589 communities, 15 of them in Kentucky, include e-ciga
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Apr 14, 2017 00:32
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our View: Give smokers some space

Smoking indoors is frowned upon almost everywhere in the country, and we should follow suit and ban the practice in Kentucky. But banning people from smoking outdoors in designated spaces seems excessive.
Glasgow (KY) Daily Times
added Apr 12, 2017 19:35
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Kentuckians support statewide smoke-free law

Why, when the losses are so huge, do lawmakers still bow to tobacco? Altria (the company formerly known as Philip Morris) has spent $573,000 since 2013 to lobby the legislature. It’s always one of the top spenders on lobbying our lawmakers.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Apr 12, 2017 13:54
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[Kentucky] ARCHIVE: Who Bankrolls Congress? Mitch McConnell: Fueled by tobacco and whiskey

Tobacco and whiskey have helped build Mitch McConnell’s political career. Tobacco giants Altria Group Inc. and Reynolds American Inc. are two of Mitch McConnell’s top five career campaign PAC contributors.
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 8, 2017 17:53
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