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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
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[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
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[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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[Kentucky] Communities with Strong Anti-Smoking Laws Seeing Fewer Lung Cancer Cases

fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws. ... "Lung Cancer Incidence and the Strength of Municipal Smoke-free Ordinances" was published in Cancer
SurfKY News
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
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[Kentucky] RODU: Smoking kills too many Kentuckians. Here's how that can change

Our plan builds on a 2005 bill recognizing that “taxing tobacco products according to relative risk is a rational tax policy and may well serve the public health goal of reducing smoking-related mortality and morbidity and lowering health care costs asso
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Nov 22, 2017 04:28
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[Kentucky] SHARMA: Think e-cigarettes are a good alternative to smoking? Think again.

The only time e-cigarettes might be helpful is if they are used as a temporary aid to quit smoking. The FDA recently announced that the agency will start regulating the sale of e-cigarettes as it does tobacco, so they can’t be sold to people younger than
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 18, 2017 03:15
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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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