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[Kentucky] JOHNSON: Get serious: Snuff out smoking for good

At Hardin Memorial Health, although we have long been smoke-free, we recently had to tighten policies. Smoking and secondhand smoke impede the healing process. We are in the business of healing and must do everything we can to protect our patients, visit
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Nov 15, 2017 22:29
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[Kentucky] Barn mural encourages tobacco users to quit ($$)

A barn mural at 7578 Paducah Road -- bearing the words "BE TOBACCO FREE" and "QUIT NOW" -- was presented Thursday by the Purchase District Health Department.
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Kentucky] AUDIO: Tobacco’s Toll: New Push To Stop Smoking In Country’s Sickest States

Steward is well aware that while his high school campus is smoke free, his central Kentucky community is not...Jacob is the face of Students Making A Change in their Communities, or SMACK. He also reflects the region’s tobacco heritage. His family has lo
WOUB Public Media (Athens, OH)
added Nov 4, 2017 23:58
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Kentucky launches Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow

Determined to move Kentucky from its dismal rankings as the nation’s worst state for cancer and the second-highest for smoking, more than 100 health, business and community leaders gathered Oct. 18 in the Capitol to launch the Coalition for a Smoke-Free
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Oct 23, 2017 18:47
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[Kentucky] State coalition launched to improve health, reduce costs of smoking

more than 100 health, business and community leaders gathered in the Capitol Wednesday to launch the Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow. The broad-based statewide alliance will support state and local policy changes to improve Kentucky's health by reduc
Kentucky New Era
added Oct 20, 2017 14:06
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[Kentucky] New smoke-free coalition pushing for $1 increase in cigarette tax

Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Dave Adkisson on Wednesday stressed the importance of smoke-free legislation in Kentucky at the launch of Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow. Smoke-Free Tomorrow is a coalition focused on improving Kentuckians’ health
The Lane Report
added Oct 19, 2017 18:47
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Kentucky group launches Coalition For a Smoke Free Tomorrow

Could your community be the next to go smoke-free? The Coalition For a Smoke-Free Tomorrow was launched Wednesday in Frankfort to push for anti-smoking policies like the one in place in Paducah. The Paducah ordinance bans smoking in buildings open to the
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:19
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Kentucky Group Renews Push For Higher Cigarette Tax

Led by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and Baptist Health, at the top of the coalition’s to-do list is to raise the cigarette tax to $1.60 a pack. That’s a $1 increase over the current rate. “The whole idea is to cut t
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:15
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[Kentucky] Groups raise call to add e-cigs to county ordinance

Local health advocates are reviving the conversation on smoking bans, this time targeting the language in the Daviess County smoking ordinance to include e-cigarettes. Representatives from the Green River Regional Health Council and the Regional Tobacco
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Oct 11, 2017 04:10
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Ad campaign in Kentucky promotes going tobacco-free

Officials with Kentucky's Tobacco Quit Line are launching a new advertising campaign that encourages people to stop using tobacco products. The ads are designed to lead people to the state's free tobacco counseling service, 1-800-784-8669.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 9, 2017 21:06
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