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[Kentucky] Pregnant women shouldn't vape

E-cigs and similar products are fairly new, so we are still learning about their full health effects on the body and brain of developing babies, but we do know that e-cigarettes are not safe during pregnancy. Nicotine harms a fetus. E-cigarettes and othe
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 26, 2016 12:01

[Kentucky] WICKSTROM: No butts about it

they have not filed any citations against people smoking on campus, proving their policy to just be lip-service. If UK plans to inconsistently enforce this policy or avoids it all together they’d be apt to reconsider their strong-armed position and look
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:48

[Kentucky] Editorial: UK should enforce tobacco policy

A rule not enforced is a rule not followed, and this rule deserves to be enforced.
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:47
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[Kentucky] Leitchfield adopts smoking ordinance

The Leitchfield City Council, in a 4-1 vote, approved the second and final reading of the city smoking ordinance on Monday, Sept. 19. Following the City Council’s approval, the city-wide ordinance prohibiting smoking in enclosed public places will go in
Grayson County (KY) News-Gazette
added Sep 21, 2016 15:10

EDITORIAL: Like other states, Kentucky should look to hospitals, tobacco tax to fund Medicaid expansion

Indiana is financing its Medicaid expansion through hospital and cigarette taxes. Bevin modeled his cutbacks on Indiana’s program but his plan oddly makes no mention of revenue... Raising Kentucky’s cigarette tax to $1 a pack, along with similar increase
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 18, 2016 23:33

Early childhood development programs continue to benefit from Kentucky tobacco settlement

A child care center is the last place someone may expect to see improvements funded by a lawsuit against tobacco companies, unless the child care center is in Kentucky—the nation’s second largest tobacco producer. Sixteen years ago the Commonwealth earm
added Sep 11, 2016 00:52

[Kentucky] Public health researchers, geologists combine to create radon risk potential maps for state, 15 counties

Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer, following cigarette smoking. “The triple threats of smoking, radon exposure, and secondhand smoke compound the risk of developing lung cancer in Kentucky,” says the release.
added Aug 19, 2016 10:33

[Kentucky] UofL researchers to explore the lifetime effects of cigarette smoke and genetics on infertility

In an effort to understand how specific genetic factors coupled with lifetime exposure to cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke may influence a woman’s ability to conceive, University of Louisville researchers have been awarded a three-year, $440,000 gra
The Lane Report
added Aug 17, 2016 14:07

Kentucky leads the nation in cancer deaths, but falls short on policies to prevent the disease

Kentucky ranks first in deaths from cancer and has for several years, but falls short in its fight against cancer when it comes to supporting policies and passing legislation to prevent it, according to an American Cancer Society report released Aug. 11.
added Aug 15, 2016 18:47

BREATHE Nursing Researchers Collaborate with Geologists to Map Radon Risks in Kentucky

Hahn hopes to use the maps to target specific geographic areas with interventions to reduce smoking rates, eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke, and mitigate radon potential... “The reason I am interested in radon is because of its synergy with tobacco
University of Kentucky
added Aug 15, 2016 18:41
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