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[Kentucky] Editorial: Who’s blowing smoke about secondhand smoke?

We Kentuckians like to be No. 1 but that ranking should not be a source of pride when it says we have the highest percentage of smokers and the greatest number of persons with lung cancer... failure to pass this law in Kentucky could bring us a new motto
Morehead (KY) News
added Nov 21, 2014 12:44

[Kentucky] 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 Nov. 20 – the day of the Great American Smokeout. Pointing to Kentucky’s high rankings in smoking and cancer deaths, Governor Steve Beshear anno
WTVQ-TV 36 (Lexington, KY)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:40

[Kentucky] Ky voices: James Sharp says secondhand smokes taking tragic toll on state, in dollars and lives

It's equally important to mark this day by encouraging our leaders in the General Assembly to do the same; set a date and make a plan to quit exposing hardworking Kentuckians to secondhand smoke in the workplace. Nonsmokers who are exposed to high levels
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 19, 2014 12:33

Smoke Free Coalition to Kentucky Lawmakers No More Excuses

The Kentucky Smoke-Free Coalition has a message for state lawmakers: Make a comprehensive, statewide, indoor, smoke-free law a "number one priority" during the 2015 legislative session. Amy Barkley, chair of the Kentucky Smoke-Free Coalition, says her or
Public News Service (PNS)
added Nov 18, 2014 10:43

[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Begin push for state smoke ban legislation

Chances improve every year with a growing support from the public — including tobacco users who understand that secondhand smoke puts too many Kentuckians at risk for heart disease, respiratory ailments and lung cancer. More than 50,000 Americans die eve
Kentucky New Era
added Nov 17, 2014 02:08

[Kentucky] Editorial: UK should enforce smoking ban on campus

We here at The Kentucky Kernel believe that if you’re going to implement a campus-wide policy, you should make sure that your staff and students have the tools and motivation to stand by the policy. This is in reference to the tobacco-free policy UK staff
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:46

[Kentucky] Lexington council approves immediate ban on e-cigarettes in bars, restaurants and most other workplaces

Lexington on Thursday became the eighth Kentucky community to add electronic cigarettes to a ban on smoking in most indoor work spaces. The Urban County Council unanimously approved an ordinance that bans e-cigarettes from bars, restaurants and most oth
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 16, 2014 22:23

[Kentucky] Could KY Be Smoke-Free in 2015?

People rallying for a smoke-free Kentucky gathered in Lexington. They hope lawmakers finally pass a statewide, smoke-free workplace law and protect workers from secondhand smoke. “People that want to smoke, I have no problem with them smoking, if t
WTVQ-TV 36 (Lexington, KY)
added Nov 13, 2014 19:26

[Kentucky] E-cigarettes: The next battle in the smoking fight

The gathering has the feel of a hipster wine tasting with artisanal cheese. About two dozen folks, mostly men, mostly bearded, contentedly exhale clouds of white-gray mist as they chat and share tips about their favorite flavors and devices. Many carry t
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 9, 2014 19:36

[Kentucky] For new Senate leader McConnell, a goal achieved

now poised to achieve his long-cherished goal: becoming Senate majority leader...In the Senate, McConnell helped win federal buyouts for tobacco farmers and has been the GOP's most relentless foe of efforts to limit campaign spending.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 7, 2014 16:48
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