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[Kentucky] HEATH: Smoking ban restores right to breathe clean air

It's about restoring a very important one — the right to breathe healthy air at work and in shared public places. And that's not just me speaking as a nurse practitioner whose research focus is on tobacco-free health. A recent public poll shows a full
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 2, 2015 23:19

[Kentucky] COMBS: How to talk about smoking so people will listen

Leonard Nimoy died today ...John Oliver provided the macro example of how to talk to smokers... Christy Brown is the founder of the Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil...Brown’s husband – Owsley Brown II – died in 2011 at age 68
MedCity News
added Feb 28, 2015 10:56

[Kentucky] Foundations Look at Electronic Cigarettes - GrantWatch Blog

Susan Zepeda, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, pointed out in the release that the Bluegrass State is among many states that prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. ... Legacy issued a December 16 press release on the newe
Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 25, 2015 20:05

HEATH: Say yes to Kentucky Smoke-free Act

The science is clear. Tobacco smoke is deadly — to smokers and to all of us who share the air. The truth is that, as a result, too many Kentuckians are working in unhealthy environments.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 13:16


There is no longer any serious debate about the catastrophic toll smoking and second-hand smoke has on the health of our citizens and communities. It is not simply a matter of personal choice, but the scientific evidence establishes a conclusive link betw
added Feb 24, 2015 13:23

[Kentucky] In open letter to Ky. Senate President, board of health supports statewide smoking ban

“There is no longer any serious debate about the catastrophic toll smoking and secondhand smoke has on the health of our citizens and communities,” Board of Health Chair Scott White said in a letter to Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers. “It is not
added Feb 24, 2015 13:17

[Kentucky] Smoking ban bills assigned to committee that appears unlikely to send to full Senate

Senate's Republican leaders have assigned both the Republican and Democratic smoking ban bills to a committee that appears unlikely to send them to the full Senate. The Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee got House Bill 145, which
added Feb 23, 2015 12:14

[Kentucky] HEINE: Going smoke-free

Kentucky is No. 7 in cardiovascular deaths, No. 1 in cancer deaths, No. 1 in lung cancer, and No. 13 in asthma prevalence. And Kentucky leads the nation in smoking with 26.5 percent...Going smoke-free is one way that Kentucky can do better.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 06:12

Editorial: Smoke-free Kentucky can become a reality

The legislation was amended in the House to pick up enough votes to get it passed. Those changes could leave some workers unprotected but HB 145 is a giant step in the right direction.
Morehead (KY) News
added Feb 20, 2015 10:33
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[Kentucky] Editorial: Greenup has chance to move statewide smoking ban along

report showed Greenup County indoor air pollution is four times higher than air quality reports for Lexington and Georgetown workplaces and is two times higher than the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for outdoor air.
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Feb 19, 2015 16:10
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