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Cancer Society urges governor to veto e-cigarette measure

Removing tax will encourage vaping, group argues.

Trump to propose ban on flavorings used in e-cigarettes

President Donald Trump says his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes amid an outbreak of breathing problems tied to vaping.

Bipartisan bill to raise federal smoking age advances to Senate

A bipartisan bill that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18-to-21, passed a key Senate committee on Wednesday.

Johnson Co. Middle School students recognized for anti-vaping work

A group of nine Johnson County Middle School students are recognized for their efforts to curb youth vaping and e-cigarette use.

Top Senate Republican would raise minimum smoking age to 21

The measure by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would cover not only tobacco products, but also e-cigarettes and vapor products.

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky unveils campaign to control vaping epidemic

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky unveils campaign to curb e-cigarette and vaping epidemic in Kentucky.

Bill passes banning tobacco products and e-cigarettes at schools

State lawmakers approved a bill that bans the use of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes on school grounds.

New restrictions announced on minors buying e-cigarettes

Restrictions that would prohibit convenience stores and gas stations from selling most flavored e-cigarettes, unless they prevent minors from entering the store or create a separate section for those products that minors cannot enter.

CHFS: E-cigarettes account for highest percentage of tobacco product sales to minors

The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control conducted the survey this past summer.

Students’ testimony revives effort to restrict vaping

A push to ban e-cigarettes and other vaping products for people under 21 has been resurrected in Kentucky after some heart-felt testimony from a group of middle school students.

Poll: Kentuckians support adding tax on e-cigarettes

A new Mason-Dixon Poll shows the vast majority of Kentucky voters favor taxing electronic cigarettes the same as regular cigarettes.

FDA plans strict limits on sale of flavored e-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is planning on requiring strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes.

E-cigarette sellers turn to scholarships to promote brands

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping.

Tobacco Ban On State Property Begins November 20

Kentucky ends the use of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes on executive branch state property, effective November 20 - the day of the Great American Smokeout.

Lexington bans e-cigarettes in bars, restaurants

Officials in Lexington have approved a ban on electronic cigarettes in most indoor workplaces including bars and restaurants.

Committee Votes To Add E-Cigarettes To Lexington Smoking Ban

The Urban County Council's General Government Committee voted 8-0 Tuesday to add e-cigarettes to the city's smoking ban. It now moves on to the full council.

Governor Unveils Tax Reform Plan

Governor Steve Beshear proposed a number of changes to Kentucky's tax structure Monday afternoon.

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