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[Kentucky] Anti-smoking tour kicks off in Ashland

Roger Cline understands that smoking isn’t the only cause of lung cancer, but based on their physician’s professional opinion and Cline’s knowledge of his wife’s workplace, he is convinced that cigarettes killed her. It was a tobacco-free building but s
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 15:55

[Kentucky] A Smoke Free Road Trip to Fancy Farm

Advocates of a statewide smoke-free workplace law are hoping Kentuckians will be seeing fewer indoor ashtrays by 2015, as they promote proposed indoor smoking ban legislation around the commonwealth this week.
Public News Service (PNS)
added Jul 29, 2014 09:46

[Kentucky] Louisville promoting smoke-free environments where children play

Signs reading “Children at Play! Thank You for Not Smoking.” have been posted at five metro parks swimming pools and ten playgrounds and spraygrounds. ParkNoSmokingTopStoryPools include those at Algonquin Park, Mary T. Meagher, Nelson Hornback Park, the
The Lane Report
added Jul 17, 2014 17:07

Fewer Kentucky teens are smoking, but state's rate remains above national average

Kentucky dropped to sixth place among surveyed states in 2013 for high school cigarette use, an improvement from the state's first-place ranking in 2011, according to a recently released report from the Centers for Disease Control Youth Risk Behavior Sur
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jul 16, 2014 20:52

[Kentucky, West Virginia] Morrisey seeks money from Ky. tobacco company

West Virginia Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against a Kentucky tobacco company for not placing money in an escrow account related to 1998’s landmark Master Settlement Agreement.
West Virginia Record
added Jul 16, 2014 18:50

[Kentucky] Signs asking public not to smoke at city parks and pools vandalized

"Children at Play. Thank you for not smoking." The effort is spearheaded by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and Metro Parks. While there is no ordinance banning smoking at parks, pools and spraygrounds, Metro Parks Director
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Jul 15, 2014 20:03

Governor Steve Beshear's Communications Office: Cigarette smoking among Kentucky high school students drops significantly

Kentucky dropped to sixth place among surveyed states in 2013 for high school cigarette use, a significant improvement from the state's first place ranking in 2011, according to a recently released Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Youth Risk Behavior Sur
added Jul 15, 2014 12:07

Western Kentucky Smokers Less Likely than Others to Be Offered Help to Quit at Their Doctor’s Office

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky’s Health Issues Poll found 58 percent of all Kentucky smokers were asked by their doctor if they would like information on quitting. The foundation’s President Susan Zepeda says in western Kentucky the amount droppe
WKMS 91.3 FM (Murray, KY)
added Jul 15, 2014 04:34

[Kentucky] Our Opinion: Smoking violations stink ($$)

The Hopkinsville ordinance that bans smoking at most indoor public places is not enforced at the Western Kentucky State Fairgrounds convention center. That became clear last week during the fair. Despite assurances from the fair board’s leadership that sm
Kentucky New Era
added Jul 7, 2014 20:43

[Kentucky] SHARP: Ruling: Elected officials must OK smoke-free laws

Smoke-Free Kentucky is disappointed by the recent decision of the Kentucky Supreme Court reversing the lower court's ruling that the Bullitt County Board of Health had the authority to enact smoke-free regulation....we encourage leaders to meet the challe
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jul 1, 2014 11:00
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