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[Kentucky] Study: State could save $1.7B in health-care costs by cutting smoking rate

Kentucky’s smoking rate is 26 percent, and the national average is 18 percent. The study at the University of California-San Francisco estimates that a 10 percent decline in the national rate would save $63 billion the next year in health-care costs.
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jun 24, 2016 16:40

Old Time Kentucky: Robert Summers was a rare anti-smoking advocate over a century ago

the Columbus Dispatch ran a front-page story trashing tobacco.... No doubt more than a few of editor Robert Summers’ readers and advertisers puffed, dipped and chawed. No matter, he allied the Dispatch with tobacco’s enemies. In an editor’s note to The R
added Jun 6, 2016 17:36

[Kentucky] Crittenden County planning ban on smoking at public park

Responding to a large number of complaints by park-goers, Marion-Crittenden County Park Board is initiating a plan to make the public facility smoke-free.
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Jun 6, 2016 17:30

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
added May 13, 2016 19:52

[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 (
added May 12, 2016 01:52

[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

[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

[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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