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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

Students in Northern Kentucky more likely to use marijuana, vapors than cigarettes, survey says

Students in Greater Cincinnati, including Northern Kentucky, are more likely to use marijuana and electronic vapor products than cigarettes, according to a drug-use survey of students in the region. The survey found that students in the area were most l
Kentucky Health News (blog)
added Mar 29, 2016 23:02

[Kentucky] City to create smoke-free ordinance

In a five-to-one decision on Monday night, the Leitchfield City Council voted to draft an ordinance that will ban smoking inside all public places within the City of Leitchfield. The City Council met in regular session on Monday night, March 21 and disc
Grayson County (KY) News-Gazette
added Mar 22, 2016 23:26

[Kentucky] Retired Mayo doctor cites smoking's harm ($$)

On Thursday, Hurt addressed a crowd at the Western Kentucky School and Community Wellness Summit at MSU's Paducah Regional Campus. He discussed the continued prevalence of smoking and nicotine addiction despite the damage it causes to smokers' health.
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Mar 19, 2016 18:47
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[Kentucky] Poll: Large majority of Kentuckians want schools to be tobacco free, but less than a third comply

An overwhelming majority of Kentucky adults, 85 percent, want schools to be tobacco-free, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll. But only 28 percent of the state’s school districts have “protected students, staff members, teachers and guest
added Mar 16, 2016 18:51
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