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- 05/08/13 County: Caldwell, Christian, Daviess, Fayette, Henderson, Hopkins, Logan, McCracken, Muhlenberg, Warren, Webster
SURFKENTUCKY.COM| KEVIN HALL |MAY 8, 2013 The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is offering another round of classes designed to help people stop smoking.
- 04/24/13 County: KENTUCKY
KY FORWARD | TIM THORNBERRY | APRIL 24, 2013 In many circles, tobacco is a dirty word. The medical profession wants it outlawed, the federal government wanted regulatory control over it and got it, and opponents want it banned from every U.S. trade agreement that exists. But despite declines and efforts against it, the tobacco industry has endured over the last decade and is still important to Kentucky’s economy. The state remains the largest burley tobacco producer in the country. Last year state producers grew 148 million pounds of the slightly more than 202 million pounds of U.S. burley tobacco.
- 04/18/13 County: Boone, Campbell, Grant, Kenton
THE ENQUIRER | AMANDA VON BENSCHOTEN | APRIL 18, 2013 For the past 80 years, Pompilios restaurant has been the kind of place where you can enjoy a leisurely Italian meal with family, or just walk in off the street and have a drink at the bar while watching the game. Beginning May 1, you’ll be able to do both without a haze of cigarette smoke hanging in the air. After four decades, one of Newport’s oldest and best-known establishments will go smoke-free.
- 03/29/13 County: Pike
WYMT | TANNER HESTERBERG | MARCH 29, 2013 The next time you light up in one Pike County city, it may cost you. Council members in Elkhorn City on Thursday night overwhelmingly approved a smoking ban. The measure passed 6-0 and bars smoking in public buildings and businesses within city limits.
- 03/28/13 County: KENTUCKY
HERALD LEADER | MIKE STOBBE | MARCH 28, 2013 Government health officials launched the second round of a graphic ad campaign Thursday that is designed to get smokers off tobacco, saying they believe the last effort convinced tens of thousands to quit.