Kentucky

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…

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…

Weekly News (Feb. 11, 2019)

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Murray, Ky. Passes Smoking Ban

Smoking will be banned in almost all buildings open to the public in Murray, Ky. The Murray City Council passed a smoking ban 8-2 that…

Paducah, Ky. Bans Smoking in Parks

Smoking in parks will soon come to an end in Paducah, Ky., as on Tuesday the Paducah City Commission passed an amendment to the city’s…

Radcliff, Ky. Bans Smoking in Parks

The city of Radcliff, Ky. has passed a ban on smoking, tobacco use and e-cigarettes in the majority of its city parks, carving out just a…

Weekly News (Feb. 8, 2016)

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Kentucky Legislators Seek Statewide Increase of Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

Three Kentucky state representatives have proposed an increase in the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old. Reps. David Watkins, D-11; Joni…

Weekly News (Jan. 25, 2016)

Cigar News Diana Silvius Passes Away — The legendary former owner of Up Down Cigar and former RTDA president passed away on Friday AKA Cigars Announces…

Tobacco Tax Hike Proposed in Kentucky

Add Kentucky to the list of states with legislatures that will have to deal with a proposed tobacco tax increase, as three state representatives have…

Middlesboro, Ky. Passes Smoking Ban in Public Places

The Middlesboro, Ky. City Council passed a sweeping smoking ban at its meeting on Tuesday night, giving the city its first such ban and effectively…