Senate Health and Welfare Committee

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  The chair of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee expects a one dollar increase in the state’s cigarette tax to get serious attention in the 2018 general assembly session.

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Women in Kentucky with so-called dense breast tissue would be notified of that under legislation before state lawmakers. The bill aims to improve early detection of breast cancer.

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Legislation to ban most minors from Kentucky tanning beds has failed in committee. The House-approved measure fell two votes shy of passage in the Senate Health and Welfare Committee.