Jefferson County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Jefferson

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 750,828
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Jefferson

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 Jefferson

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

23% 25% 20%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
USA Kentucky Jefferson

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

10% 24% 16%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Jefferson

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% 14%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Jefferson

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

N/A 224.0 206.9
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Jefferson

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

202.0 207.0 199.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Jefferson

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

55.0 73.0 65.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Jefferson

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 12.8
USA Kentucky Jefferson
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Louisville Metro/Jefferson County Ordinance

Type of Law: 100% Smoke-free Workplaces and All Buildings Open to the Public./All buildings open to the public and other establishments where employees work on the premises.

Where Smoking is Not Prohibited: Facilities owned or leased by tobacco manufacturers or wholesalers for the promotion, testing, research and/or development of tobacco products.

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

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

History
01/11/2008

Enactment and Implementation of Comprehensive Ordinance with no Churchill Downs exemption

12/21/2007

Ordinance overturned by Judge ruling it unconstitutional citing Churchill Downs exemption

07/01/2007

Implementation of Amended Ordinance

10/06/2006

Enactment of Amended Ordinance

11/15/2005

Implementation of Partial Law (all buildings open to the public, with significant exemptions)

08/17/2005

Enactment of Initial Ordinance

08/03/2005

First reading of Initial Ordinance

09/11/15

Louisville Health Department Offering Free Stop-smoking Classes

WDRB | RACHEL COLLIER | SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 Ever wanted to kick the habit? Now you can stop smoking for free. The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is offering free stop-smoking classes.

12/23/14

Free Classes Available in Louisville to Quit Smoking

THE LANE REPORT | DECEMBER 23, 2014 The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners are offering free stop smoking classes in 2015.

10/08/14

As E-Cigarette Bans Gain Steam Across State, No Such Plans in Louisville

WFPL NEWS | JA’NEL JOHNSON | OCTOBER 8, 2014 Lexington could soon become the eighth city in Kentucky to ban e-cigarettes, but it doesn’t look like Louisville will follow suit anytime soon.

07/17/14

Louisville Promoting Smoke-Free Environments Where Children Play

THE LANE REPORT | UNKNOWN | JULY 17, 2014 Signs reading “Children at Play! Thank You for Not Smoking.” have been posted at five metro parks swimming pools and ten playgrounds and spray grounds.

01/18/14

Westrom’s Smoke-Free Bill Gaining Support

WTVQ | LANCE VAUGHT and ELLEN BRYAN | JANUARY 18, 2014 A push to get Kentucky smoke-free is picking up steam as 65 percent of adults now support a potential smoke-free law.

07/01/13

Corporate anti-smoking policies spark debate in Louisville

WAVE 3 | CHARLES GAZAWAY | JULY 1, 2013 – LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The presence of two new anti-smoking policies sparked a heated debate in Louisville on Monday. With the onset of July 1, came the implementation of a new tobacco-free policy at all Jefferson County Public Schools campuses.

07/01/13

JCPS’ smoke-free, tobacco-free district policy begins now

WFPL | DEVIN KATAYAMA | JULY 1, 2013 – Jefferson County Public Schools joins the minority of Kentucky school districts that have implemented a district-wide smoke-free policy.

02/14/13

Derek Anderson leads Smoke Free Kentucky rally; House to vote

WHAS11.com | Joe Arnold | February 14, 2013 FRANKFORT, Ky. — It was 2006 and former University of Kentucky basketball great Derek Anderson was on top of the world. He had just won the NBA championship with the Miami Heat and was enjoying a reunion with his father, who he hadn’t seen since he was a child. “His name was Thomas Williams. And he was 6’9,” three inches taller than me,” Anderson recalled. His 61 year old father was a smoker since the age of 17.

05/31/12

Delta Dental of Kentucky supports statewide smoking ban Read more: Floyd County Times (KY) – Delta Dental of Kentucky supports statewide smoking ban

FLOYD COUNTY TIMES | DR. JED JACOBSON | MAY 31, 2012 | In January, a bill was introduced by the Kentucky House Health and Wellness Committee to ban smoking in public places and workplaces. Unfortunately in April, the Kentucky House of Representatives decided not to bring this bill to a vote. Furthermore, in northern Kentucky, Campbell County voted in favor of a smoking ban, but a newly elected court overturned that vote.

03/19/12

Kentucky Kids ‘Kick Butts’ on March 21

PRNEWSWIRE-USNEWSWIRE | CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS | MARCH 19, 2012 | State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives. Kids in Kentucky will take center stage in the fight against tobacco on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 17th annual Kick Butts Day.