Daily Archives: October 21, 2011

Kentucky lawmaker to propose statewide smoking ban

FRANKFORT, KY. — Backed by a coalition of health and anti-smoking groups, Rep. Susan Westrom said Wednesday that she plans to file a bill for the 2012 legislative session to enact a statewide smoking ban in public places.

Japan Tobacco Privatization a Threat


Far from the economic rationale in favor of full privatization of Japan Tobacco Inc., the world’s third-biggest cigarette maker, one group fears for its future: the country’s tobacco farmers.