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[Kentucky] WITHROW: City needs smoke-free ordinance ($$)

I can still hear the shock and fear in her voice when I told her the diagnosis.
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15

[Kentucky] New smoking study supports a stronger ban

Local doctors and others in favor of strengthening Paducah's existing smoking regulations have found support for their cause in a recent study of smoke-free laws and lung cancer rates in Kentucky. The study is timely since Paducah's city commission is se
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06

[Kentucky] State lawmaker proposes $1 assessment per pack of cigarettes, other tobacco products to generate Medicaid dollars

Stephen Meredith hopes to convey in next year’s legislative session as he tries to pass a bill that would create a $1 health care reimbursement assessment on every pack of cigarettes sold in Kentucky starting Oct. 1. Meredith pre-filed the bill on Thursda
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Dec 11, 2017 20:48

[Kentucky] In 1929, Boyle County was in the middle of a tobacco boom

Few people in Danville realize what a big impact the tobacco market means to the town and the money it brings into the community. Seven hundred people are employed in the tobacco business and the weekly payroll is in excess of $21,000. The Danville Red
Danville (KY) Advocate-Messenger
added Dec 11, 2017 12:39

[Kentucky] Local Smoke-Free Laws Tied to Fewer Lung Cancer Cases

University of Kentucky researchers examined 20 years of data on new lung cancer cases among state residents aged 50 and older. The investigators then looked to see whether those with lung cancer lived in communities with strong, moderate or weak smoke-fr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 5, 2017 23:51

[Kentucky] Lung cancer incidence and the strength of municipal smoke-free ordinances

Comprehensive smoke-free laws were associated with fewer new cases of lung cancer, whereas weak or moderate smoke-free laws did not confer the same benefit. One hundred percent smoke-free laws, covering all workers and the public with few or no exception
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 30, 2017 15:06
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[Kentucky] UK study: Smoke-free laws decrease lung cancer cases

Dr. Ellen Hahn and a team of researchers began a study back in 2004 when Lexington went smoke-free. The study found indoor air pollution in restaurants, bars and other entertainment venues dropped 91% after Lexington's smoke-free law went into effect. Sh
WKYT-TV CBS 27 (Lexington, KY)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:40
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our View: Smoking bans having desired effect

As fewer and fewer Kentucky adults smoke, we think the day will come when a state law restricting public smoking will be enacted, but that still is years away. However, it may still be possible for more communities to enact anti-smoking ordinances. That
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Nov 29, 2017 00:32

[Kentucky] New Study Shows Lower Lung Cancer Rates in Communities with Strong Smoke-free Laws

A recent study by University of Kentucky BREATHE researchers shows that fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws. The study, "Lung Cancer Incidence and the Strength of Municipal Smoke-free Ordinances"
University of Kentucky
added Nov 28, 2017 21:38

[Kentucky] Smoking bans help lower lung cancer rates, study finds

That conclusion might seem obvious, but the study by anti-smoking advocate Ellen Hahn of the UK College of Nursing is the first to show that lung cancer rates go down when smoke-free laws cover workers and the general public from the dangers of second-ha
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 28, 2017 20:40
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