Hodgenville, Ky. Bans Smoking in Most Businesses

The central Kentucky town of Hodgenville has banned smoking in most businesses. Hodgenville’s City Council voted 5-1 in favor of a ban on smoking inside...
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Kentucky Legislature Passes Budget, Cigar Tax Increase Removed (Update)

On Wednesday, the Kentucky Legislature passed a one-year budget package that sought to address what will be 12 months of uncertain revenue for the state....
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Kentucky Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill

On Thursday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed S.B. 56 into law, a bill that raises the minimum age to purchase and possess tobacco and nicotine...
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Kentucky Legislature Sends Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill to Governor

After the Kentucky House of Representatives approved a bill that will raise the state’s minimum age tobacco and nicotine purchasing and possession  age to 21-years-old,...
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Kentucky House Approves Bill Raising Tobacco Taxes

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved H.B. 32, which would increase the tax on other tobacco products, including cigars, from 15 percent to 25...
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Henderson, Ky. Bans Smoking in Parks

At its meeting on Tuesday, the Henderson Board of Commissioners approved the second reading of a proposal to ban smoking in city parks, bringing an...
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Kentucky Tobacco Tax Increase Proposal Clears House Committee

The Kentucky House Budget Committee has passed a bill that would nearly double the state’s taxes on cigars. H.B. 32 would increase the tax on...
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Kentucky Senate Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill

The Kentucky State Senate has approved a bill that would raise the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes to 21-years-old, officially bringing it...
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Weekly News (Jan. 20, 2020)

News Alec Bradley Caribbean Classic Debuting at TPE 2020 Alec Bradley Increasing Prices Jan. 27, 2020 Arturo Fuente Plans Hemingway, OpusX ForbiddenX Gift Sets for...
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Kentucky Senator Pre-Files Bill to Raise Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

As the Kentucky Legislature get ready to open up its 2020 sessions, Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, has pre-filed a bill that seeks to raise the...
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Kentucky’s Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill Likely Dead

A bill seeking to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old in Kentucky is effectively dead after it failed to clear the...
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