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POLL: Should Kentucky Ban Smoking Statewide?

On Tuesday, Watkins mentioned that he would like to see a statewide smoking ban in Kentucky.... Eyewitness News is hosting a poll on our Facebook page to see what viewers think about a statewide smoking ban in public buildings and places where people wo
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added May 18, 2016 22:49
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Shepherdsville becomes first Kentucky city to place ban on smoking with children in vehicle

Smoking in vehicles with children “is something we see a lot around here,” and is “a big problem,” Kalynn Walls, a legal assistant who helped write the ordinance, told Laura Ungar of The Courier-Journal. The ordinance “is kind of a common-sense thing” t
KyForward
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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[Kentucky] Smoking ban prevents smoking in car while driving with children

A new smoking ban will soon take effect in Shepherdsville. Starting next week, smoking in cars with children inside will not be allowed. "It's been pretty clear that secondhand smoke is detrimental to the health of children,” Dr. Caleb Buege said.
WLKY-Ch. 32 (thelouisvillechannel.com)
added May 12, 2016 01:52
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[Kentucky] Shepherdsville may ticket smoking drivers

The Shepherdsville City Council is preparing to vote on an ordinance next week that would make smoking in a car carrying minors a punishable offense.
WHAS-TV Channel 11 (Louisville, KY)
added May 6, 2016 04:59
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[Kentucky] Whistleblower Stanton Glantz Reflects on Tobacco Control Progress, Emerging Challenges

On April 28, Glantz addressed unfinished business in the fight against tobacco and identified modern threats posed by the tobacco industry during his keynote address at the Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy’s annual conference titled “Mobilizing an Ar
University of Kentucky
added Apr 29, 2016 09:28
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[Kentucky] Smoke-free group to honor commission for anti-vaping law

The Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy will host the Ashland Board of City Commissioners April 28... On Jan. 28, the commission swiftly adopted an amendment to its anti-smoking ordinance to include the use of e-cigarettes, or vaping. The ordinance pr
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Apr 18, 2016 14:31
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[Kentucky] $50,000 awarded for tobacco projects at UK

Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association has announced $50,000 in funds have been contributed toward research projects with the [UK] Department of Agriculture. Funds will support tobacco-applied research for the benefit of the U.S. Tobacco Growers.
The Lane Report
added Apr 14, 2016 01:16
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[Kentucky] Status report on Kenton County’s 5-year-old smoke-free law indicates secondhand smoke still an issue

A report released today by the Tobacco-Free Northern Kentucky coalition and the Northern Kentucky Health Department looks at Kenton County’s smoke-free law, which went into effect in April, 2011.
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Apr 6, 2016 16:38
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[Kentucky] Snuffing E-Cigs In Louisville Likely Depends On Ban

A broadened smoking ban in Louisville may be the only way to slow the consumption of electronic cigarettes and hookah in the city, which city leaders including the mayor are identifying as a priority.
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Apr 5, 2016 14:48
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[Kentucky] Former prison nurse sentenced for taking money for tobacco

A former prison nurse in Kentucky has been sentenced to a year behind bars for smuggling tobacco into the prison in exchange for payments from inmates. The U.S. attorney's office says U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves sentenced 47-year-old Michael Hardin
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 2, 2016 21:31
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