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[Florida] National Report: Kentucky Ranks 39th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

The report challenges states to do more by shining the spotlight on Florida, which has cut its high school smoking rate to a record low 7.5 percent. The report details the lives and health care dollars each state could save if it brought its teen smoking
PR Newswire
added Dec 11, 2014 23:43

[Kentucky] Statewide Smoking Ban Sought Again by Hospital Association

Kentucky Hospital Association has reiterated its support of smoke-free workplaces and public places throughout the state in hopes that 2015 will be the year that legislators pass a statewide ban on smoking in enclosed spaces.
added Dec 10, 2014 12:00

[Kentucky] Overseas tobacco pressuring U.S. producers even further

"We have excess global supplies and work production is up about 35 percent. Good tobacco, I think, will still do well in the $1.90s or $2 a pound, but tobacco without a contract or lower-quality tobacco that goes to the auction is going to be very vulner
Farm World
added Dec 4, 2014 19:55

[Kentucky] LETTER: Anti-smoking group spins stats to make its point

Tina McCormick, Director of the KY Rural Health Association. Not content with the use of spurious "statistics,"... In the lab, they used rats. No, the rats weren't smoking. This had to be "secondhand" smoke. So, they put them into an enclosure, and pumped
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Dec 3, 2014 04:38

McCORMICK: Kentucky needs anti-smoking legislation ($$)

s the executive director of the Kentucky Rural Health Association, I am requesting all Kentuckians, to contact your elected state officials to support a strong, statewide, smoke-free workplace law during the 2015 Kentucky General Assembly session.
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Nov 27, 2014 12:28

[Kentucky] STAMFORD: E-cigarette: Helpful aid or harmful sub?

Smart money says wait until more is known before deciding what is best for you. Smarter money says, quitting smoking altogether is clearly the superior approach. Now that the FDA is proposing rules around e-cigarettes, it's time to look at how they diff
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Nov 24, 2014 15:20

Kentucky State Employees Can Say Goodbye to Smoke Breaks on State Property

an expanded tobacco-free workplace policy goes into effect today for state buildings. And a state official said the new policy affects thousands of state employees who smoke, and officials are hopeful it will help convince some employees to enter smoking
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Nov 24, 2014 15:09

[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
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