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02/27/15 County:

UK Workers Participate in Quit to Win and Celebrate Not Smoking, Cash Prizes

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER | MARY MEEHAN | FEBRUARY 27, 2015 Clarence Barton Switzer, Jr. had his first cigarette at the age of 8. It’s been a smoky 45 years since, but this week he’s celebrating being more than a month of being smoke-free.

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Still No Statewide Smoking Ban in Kentucky, but Local Efforts Continue to Address the Issue

WVXU | MARK HEYNE | FEBRUARY 27, 2015 Forty-one communities in Kentucky, including Lexington, Louisville, and Kenton County, have smoke-free policies covering workplaces and enclosed public places, but efforts to establish a statewide smoking ban have failed for years.

02/25/15 County:

Say Yes to Kentucky Smoke-free Act

THE COURIER JOURNAL | OP-ED | FEBRUARY25, 2015 The science is clear. Tobacco smoke is deadly — to smokers and to all of us who share the air. The truth is that, as a result, too many Kentuckians are working in unhealthy environments.

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Anti-smoking, Anti-heroin Efforts Both Critical

THE ENQUIRER | OP-ED | FEBRUARY 25, 2015 In his Feb. 22 column, “Smoking ban a step toward nanny state,” Kevin Gordon questioned which was a greater public health priority for Northern Kentucky: a smoke-free law or measures targeted at heroin treatment/prevention.

02/25/15 County:

WCPS Group Pushes Tobacco-free District

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS | CHARLES MASON | FEBRUARY 25, 2015 A Warren County Public Schools survey indicates strong interest in making the district 100 percent tobacco-free.

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