Headlines Tagged with Kentucky — 5,128 headlines found
The new policy prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco products in all the city’s public parks. The tobacco-free parks effort was spearheaded by the LiveWell Ft. Mitchell coalition, a group of committed community memb
Jul 25, 2016 River City News (Covington, KY)
added Jul 26, 2016 16:47
In Kentucky, lung cancer deaths exceed deaths from breast, colorectal, prostate and pancreatic cancers combined. However, it’s not only a problem in Kentucky. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. In it’s earliest stages
Jul 7, 2016 Jessamine Journal (Nicholasville, KY)
added Jul 7, 2016 22:55
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.
Jun 24, 2016 Richmond (KY) Register
added Jun 24, 2016 16:40
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
Jun 6, 2016 KyForward
added Jun 6, 2016 17:36
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.
Jun 6, 2016 Paducah (KY) Sun
added Jun 6, 2016 17:30
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
May 18, 2016 WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added May 18, 2016 22:49
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
May 13, 2016 KyForward
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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.
May 11, 2016 WLKY-Ch. 32 (thelouisvillechannel.com)
added May 12, 2016 01:52
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.
May 5, 2016 WHAS-TV Channel 11 (Louisville, KY)
added May 6, 2016 04:59
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
Apr 29, 2016 University of Kentucky
added Apr 29, 2016 09:28