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08/21/14 County:

Board of Health Explores Regulating E-Cigarettes

THE HERALD LEADER | MARY MEEHAN | AUGUST 11, 2014 The Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health is exploring restricting the use of electronic cigarettes in public spaces and how to best educate the public about their dangers.

08/21/14 County:

Jessamine Health: County’s Smoking Rate is Among Highest in Region as Officials Continue to Press for a Workplace Ban

THE JESSAMINE JOURNAL | JONATHAN KLEPPINGER | AUGUST 6, 2014 In 2011, the governments of Jessamine County, Nicholasville and Wilmore each discussed implementing a county-wide smoking ban for businesses. And after hearing public input, each decided to let the issue fall without action.

08/07/14 County: ,

Group Continues to Spread Smoke-Free Message

WUKY | KAREN CZAR | JULY 30, 2014 The Smoke-Free Kentucky Coalition is driving their message across the state. Their goal…to pass a comprehensive, statewide smoke-free law that covers all indoor workplaces and public places.

07/23/14 County: ,

Meeting to Discuss New Smoking Ban in Madison County

WKYT | JERRIKA INSCO | JULY 23, 2014 For seven years, people in Madison County have been told they can’t smoke in indoor public places. But last month, the Kentucky Supreme Court struck down Bullitt County’s smoking ban, which was enacted by a board of health and not elected officials.

07/22/14 County:

Hopkins County Schools Plan Path to Tobacco-Free Campuses

SURFKY NEWS | AMI CALYTON | JULY 22, 2014 A report from Lisa Miller of the Hopkins County Health Department at Monday night’s school board meeting indicated a downward trend in student tobacco use and offered recommendations to make all Hopkins County School’s property fully tobacco-free.

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