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[Kentucky] CHANDLER: E. Ky. health worst in Appalachia; curbing smoking best solution

The report, “Health Disparities in Appalachia,”... Kentucky is now the cancer-mortality capital of the nation...We can, and we must join together in a unified campaign to enact the policies that will reduce smoking, improve health, and transform the futu
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 24, 2017 03:12
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[Kentucky] Louisville’s Indoor Hookah, E-Cigarette Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect Monday

Changes to Louisville’s smoke free ordinance will go into effect Monday. These changes —approved by Metro Council in May — update the ordinance that bans indoor smoking to include e-cigarettes and hookahs. “Heart disease and cancer are the top two cause
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:34
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[Kentucky] Foundation for Healthy KY’s Ben Chandler gives legislature overview of state’s health challenges

• “I submit to you today that the single most effective policy changes we can make to improve the health of Kentuckians are changes that will reduce our smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke.” • “Passing smoke-free laws and raising the tobacco
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:44
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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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