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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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Survey Finds Fewer Kentucky 10th Graders Using Drugs, But Rate Still Higher Than National Average

The Pennyroyal region...had the highest rate of 10th graders reporting drinking alcohol in the previous 30 days. These students also use e-cigarettes the most out of any other region in Kentucky. The 10th graders in this region also had the the second hig
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:14
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[Kentucky] WITHROW: Ranking #1 for Wrong Reasons

the horrible chronic diseases and premature deaths caused by Kentuckians using tobacco products. Per capita, Kentucky ranks No. 1 of all 50 states in cigarette consumption and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths. One-third of all cancer deaths in Kent
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Jul 7, 2017 16:05
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New Kentucky Law Aims to Help More Smokers Kick the Habit

A new state law now in effect requires insurance coverage of all forms of tobacco cessation services recommended by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force. That includes smoking and tobacco-use cessation counseling, group health education, and federal
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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