Content Tagged 'tobacco'

Tobacco firm Reynolds American to buy Lorillard
Cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is planning to buy rival Lorillard Inc. for about $25 billion in a deal to combine two of the nation's oldest and biggest tobacco companies.
Upcoming Vote Threatens Kentucky Tobacco
Every year Kentucky farmers export about 150 million pounds of tobacco to other countries because of how easily Kentucky tobacco combines with other flavors. Tuesday, the European Parliament will vote on proposed tobacco rules that would crack down on flavors in tobacco. Video Video
Report: Kentuckians Spend 2K a Year on Cigarettes
According to Kentucky's Health Commissioner, more than 900-thousand Kentuckians smoke every year. Video Video
$101 Million In Tobacco Settlement Money Headed To Kentucky
The money Kentucky receives each year from the Master Settlement Agreement provides funding for many invaluable programs from agriculture to education
UK Celebrates "Kick Butts Day"
It's an event to raise tobacco awareness
Recent Rain Is Good News For One KY Crop
Despite the dry summer, there is some good news about a Kentucky crop. Video Video
Smoke-Free Advocates Claim Momentum
Smoke-free advocates say they are in a "full court press" to push Kentucky into a statewide smoking ban, hoping after this year's momentum 2013 will be the year. Video Video
Millions In Tobacco Settlement Money Received
Kentucky received $101.7 million in tobacco settlement money.
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