Resources

Kentucky Experts/Advocates

Free-Market Approach

Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy – an independent free-market think tank based in Bowling Green.

Smoke-Free Policy

Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy – a clearinghouse for technical assistance related to smoke- and tobacco-free policies based at the University of Kentucky.

Smoke-free Kentucky – a campaign for a statewide smoke-free policy

Tobacco Prevention and Cessation

American Cancer Society

American Lung Association of Kentucky

American Heart Association

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Reports and Fact Sheets

Financial Impact

Economic Effect of a Smoke-free Law in a Tobacco-Growing Community

The shrinking role of tobacco farming and tobacco manufacturing in KY’s economy – fact sheet by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Smoke-free Policy

Percent of Kentucky Population Covered by 100% Smoke-free Workplace Laws or Regulations – 2013 fact sheet from Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy

Smoke-free Legislation: A Review of Health and Economic Outcomes Research – 2010 journal article by Ellen J. Hahn.

Differential Impacts of Smoke-free Laws on Indoor Air Quality – 2008 journal article by Ellen J. Hahn, et. al.

Effects of a Smoke-Free Law on Hair Nicotine and Respiratory Symptoms of Restaurant and Bar Workers – 2006 journal article by Ellen J. Hahn, et. al.

Immediate Impact of Smoke-Free Laws on Indoor Air Quality – 2007 journal article by Ellen J. Hahn, et. al.

Indoor Air Quality in Rowan County, Kentucky Hospitality Venues, 2010 – University of Kentucky, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Rural Smoke-free Communities Project.

Indoor Air Quality in Jessamine County, Kentucky Public Venues, 2009 – University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, Clean Indoor Air Partnership

Overview list-how many smokefree laws? – Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights

Public opinion and smoke-free laws – 2007 journal article by Karen M. Butler, et. al.

Secondhand Smoke and Smoke-free Policy – University of Kentucky Tobacco Policy Research Program

Smoke-free laws and adult smoking prevalence – 2008 journal article by Ellen J. Hahn, et. al.

Smoke-free legislation and charitable gaming in Kentucky – 2008 journal article by MK Pyles and EJ Hahn

State smoke-free indoor air fact sheet – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

State Smoke-Free Laws for Worksites, Restaurants, and Bars – United States, 2000-2010 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Summary of Research on Smoke-free Laws in Kentucky – University of Kentucky Tobacco Policy Research Program

Tobacco Prevention and Cessation

Fact Sheets from the American Legacy Foundation

Key State-Specific Tobacco-Related Data & Rankings – Campaign for Tobacco-Free kids