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Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky to offer workshop on creating healthier, tobacco-free policies

Businesses looking to create healthier workplaces for their employees can learn how to implement tobacco-free policies at a workshop hosted by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky in Louisville Aug. 31. Smoking costs businesses an estimated $5,800 per
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Aug 15, 2017 17:10
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[Kentucky] Paducah Considers Ban on Vaping Devices

the Paducah board of commissioners heard a presentation to amend the city's current smoking ban ordinance to include vaping devices. Dr. Shawn Jones of the Purchase Area Health District asked that the current smoking ordinance include the banning of e-ci
West Kentucky Star
added Aug 10, 2017 16:06
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[Kentucky] LETTER: Death by smoking saves money

Smokers reduce health care costs by billions of dollars by dying younger. Chesney ignores that thousands of small farmers in Kentucky and North Carolina in the U.S
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Aug 10, 2017 03:36
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[Kentucky] Local physician aims to change Paducah's smoking policy

Dr. Shawn Jones presented an idea to the Paducah City Commission Tuesday night that would extend the city's no-smoking boundaries and include electronic cigarettes. In his proposal, smoking or vaping wouldn’t be allowed inside all indoor workplaces, park
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Aug 9, 2017 15:14
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[Kentucky] Paducah Considers Ban on Vaping Devices

Paducah board of commissioners heard a presentation to amend the city's current smoking ban ordinance to include vaping devices. Dr. Shawn Jones of the Purchase Area Health District asked that the current smoking ordinance include the banning of e-cigare
West Kentucky Star
added Aug 9, 2017 15:14
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[Kentucky] Taking the Covington smoke-free public housing model statewide

already resulted in substantial improvements in air quality and reductions in tobacco use by the residents of the city’s three public housing communities.... With a federal deadline now established, Covington’s smoke-free public housing initiative is curr
Insider Louisville
added Aug 7, 2017 19:16
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[Kentucky] HUD acts to smoke out health, fire risks in public housing

The ban prohibits lit tobacco products inside the living units, in indoor common areas, in administrative offices and within 25 feet of buildings. It's the ban on smoking within 25 feet from the buildings that Farra said he is most upset about. "You h
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jul 25, 2017 14:14
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[Kentucky] Henderson library campus goes smoke free

Henderson County Public Library’s entire campus, including outdoor areas, will become smoke–free on Aug. 1. ”While we have been smoke-free inside our building for many years, patrons have expressed concern about walking through smoke on their way into
The Gleaner
added Jul 20, 2017 02:21
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WITHROW: Kentucky ranked No. 1 for wrong reasons

Per capita, Kentucky ranks first in cigarette consumption of all 50 states and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths... Our tobacco farmers will not significantly suffer because nearly 70 percent of burley tobacco is shipped overseas where 20 percent of
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Jul 12, 2017 09:19
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[Kentucky] TLRMC asks Caneyville to go smoke-free

At the encouragement of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center, the City of Caneyville has begun discussions about whether to join the rest of the county and become a smoke-free city.
Grayson County (KY) News-Gazette
added Jul 11, 2017 18:48
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