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[Kentucky] Henderson library campus goes smoke free

Henderson County Public Library’s entire campus, including outdoor areas, will become smoke–free on Aug. 1. ”While we have been smoke-free inside our building for many years, patrons have expressed concern about walking through smoke on their way into
The Gleaner
added Jul 20, 2017 02:21
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WITHROW: Kentucky ranked No. 1 for wrong reasons

Per capita, Kentucky ranks first in cigarette consumption of all 50 states and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths... Our tobacco farmers will not significantly suffer because nearly 70 percent of burley tobacco is shipped overseas where 20 percent of
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Jul 12, 2017 09:19
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Survey Finds Fewer Kentucky 10th Graders Using Drugs, But Rate Still Higher Than National Average

The Pennyroyal region...had the highest rate of 10th graders reporting drinking alcohol in the previous 30 days. These students also use e-cigarettes the most out of any other region in Kentucky. The 10th graders in this region also had the the second hig
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:14
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[Kentucky] TLRMC asks Caneyville to go smoke-free

At the encouragement of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center, the City of Caneyville has begun discussions about whether to join the rest of the county and become a smoke-free city.
Grayson County (KY) News-Gazette
added Jul 11, 2017 18:48
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[Kentucky] WITHROW: Ranking #1 for Wrong Reasons

the horrible chronic diseases and premature deaths caused by Kentuckians using tobacco products. Per capita, Kentucky ranks No. 1 of all 50 states in cigarette consumption and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths. One-third of all cancer deaths in Kent
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Jul 7, 2017 16:05
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New Kentucky Law Aims to Help More Smokers Kick the Habit

A new state law now in effect requires insurance coverage of all forms of tobacco cessation services recommended by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force. That includes smoking and tobacco-use cessation counseling, group health education, and federal
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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[Kentucky, North Carolina] Ashland-born Miss America dies at 92

In 1944, Ramey did a song-and-dance routine in winning Miss America. ... A tobacco farm outside Eubank is where Ramey lived until moving to California three months ago. Upset over tobacco regulations, she sued the U.S. Justice Department for $300 billio
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 5, 2017 04:20
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[Kentucky] Tobacco cessation coverage takes effect ($$)

Smokers in Kentucky will be able to have more affordable access to smoking cessation after resources are officially mandated as being covered under medical insurance in the state. June 29 will mark 90 days since "Senate Bill 89: Insurance Coverage for T
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jun 30, 2017 23:51
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[Kentucky] CEOs recall their summer jobs

Kroger’s CEO Rodney McMullen got started working on the family farm in Williamstown, Kentucky. “Every summer in my youth consisted of performing different tasks on the farm,” he says. He recalls being paid 6 cents for each stick of tobacco he cut. He st
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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[Kentucky] All Boone County Public Library locations to become smoke and tobacco free properties, beginning July 1

Here is a list of frequently asked questions about the Boone County Public Library smoke-free policy Q: When Does the Smoke/Tobacco Free Property Policy go into effect? A: July 1, 2017 Q: What does “Smoke/Tobacco Free Property” mean? A: The use of a
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added May 19, 2017 12:50
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