Henderson County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Henderson

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=1

313,914,040 4,380,415 46,513
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Henderson

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=6

* Data for counties with fewer than 50 respondents have been suppressed.

N/A 27% 23%
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
USA Kentucky Henderson

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=38

23% 25% 31%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
USA Kentucky Henderson

KIDS COUNT Data Center: http://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/bystate/Rankings.aspx?state=KY&ind=3809

10% 24% 23%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Henderson

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=48

* Data for counties with fewer than 50 respondents have been suppressed.?

N/A 13% 13%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Henderson

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=56

N/A 224.0 212.5
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Henderson

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=16

202.0 207.0 180.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Henderson

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=16

55.0 73.0 61.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Henderson

National Cancer Institute: http://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/cgi-bin/quickprofiles/profile.pl?21&003#incidence

* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 cases were reported in a specific area-sex-race category.

10.8 13 13.8
USA Kentucky Henderson
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Henderson, KY City Ordinance

Type of Law: Partial. Most enclosed public spaces, most places of employment with the exception of charitable gaming events in licensed charitable gaming facilities, outdoor arenas and stadiums, and bars.

Where Smoking is Not Prohibited: Bars, provided that the area must: (a) be fully enclosed and physically separated and that any doors in the walls or enclosure shall be closed at all times except when used for entering or exiting the area; (b) have a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system which vents air directly from the separate bar area to the outside; and (c) allow no filtration of smoke from the bar area into other dining areas or other areas as the case may be within the restaurant. A bar is defined as an area devoted to the serving of alcoholic beverages for consumption by patrons on the premises and in which the serving of food is only incidental to the consumption of such beverages.

Link to Ordinance: www.mc.uky.edu/tobaccopolicy/Ordinances/ActualOrdinances/Henderson.pdf

Source: www.mc.uky.edu/tobaccopolicy/Ordinances/Reports/Henderson.html

History
03/17/2007

Implementation of Amended Ordinance

03/13/2007

Enactment of Amended Ordinance

10/01/2006

Implementation of law covering most workplaces and enclosed public places with the exception of charitable gaming events in licensed charitable gaming facilities, outdoor arenas and stadiums.

08/15/2006

Enactment of Initial Ordinance

08/08/2006

First Reading of Initial Ordinance

05/11/15

Students Express Opinions on New HCC Tobacco Ban

WFIE | DEANNA ALLBRITTIN | MAY 11, 2015 Starting Monday, Henderson Community College will go from smoke-free to tobacco-free.

05/08/13

Health Department to Offer Smoking Cessation Classes

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.

12/25/11

Legislator’s Log by Rep. Brent Yonts

SURF KY NEWS GROUP | REP. BRENT YONTS | DECEMBER 25, 2011 | Those who follow the Kentucky General Assembly each session know the issue of casino gaming is not new to our state. Lawmakers have spent over a decade considering bills to allow casino gaming in the commonwealth, either by a constitutional amendment approved by a majority of Kentucky voters, or by a vote of the General Assembly.

11/16/11

Upcoming ‘Smokeout’ Could Be A Good Time To Quit

THE GLEANER.COM | JUDY JENKINS | NOVEMBER 16, 2011 | Unless things have changed a lot since 2006, about a third of Henderson County newborns would probably kick butts if they could. Cigarette butts, that is.

09/28/11

Judge’s Ruling On Smoking Ban Could Have Local Impact

THE RICHMOND REGISTER | KELLY McKENNEY | SEPTEMBER 28, 2011 | A ruling made earlier this month by a Bullitt Circuit judge could have implications for communities across the state, including Madison County. Judge Rodney Burress overturned a county-wide indoor smoking ban, saying the county board of health had no constitutional authority to enact the prohibition it passed March 23.

05/01/11

CDC Report Highlights Lack of State Smoking Ban in Kentucky, Indiance

THE GLEANER | MAY 1, 2012 | Indiana and Kentucky are among only seven states that don’t impose statewide bans on smoking in private worksites, restaurants and bars, increasing the potential for ailments related to secondhand smoke, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

04/04/11

LETTER: Evansville lucky to have smokefree restaurants

COURIER PRESS | ROBERT WOLF | APRIL 4, 2011 | To the editor: When returning from Louisville, We stopped to eat at a diner in Corydon, Ind. We ordered before we realized that smoking was allowed in dining places there. We quickly finished our meal with watery eyes.

03/04/11

Kentucky smoking ban stalls: But Watkins will try again

THE GLEANER | CHUCK STINNETT | MARCH 4, 2011 | State Rep. Dr. David Watkins expressed disappointment that a bill to ban smoking in public buildings statewide failed to advance in the 2011 General Assembly, but pledged to try again next year.