Smoke Free Kentucky Coalition

12:20 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

Smoke-Free Coalition To Make Another Legislative Push in 2015

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After another legislative session in which a statewide smoke-free bill stalled in Frankfort, the Smoke-Free Kentucky Coalition is beginning an optimistic 2015 push.

A previous effort sponsored by Lexington Democrat Rep. Susan Westrom died in the House amid speculation that tobacco lobbying and election year concerns contributed to its demise.

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7:45 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Group Urges State Institutions to Go Smoke Free

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While state lawmakers ponder a statewide smoking ban, a coalition of health care groups is sponsoring an advertising campaign urging Kentucky to go smoke-free.

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9:31 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Smoke Free Coalition Goes on Tour

Advocates of a statewide smoking ban are taking their issue on a five day tour before this weekend's Fancy Farm political picnic.  The Smoke Free Kentucky Coalition has pushed a statewide smoking ban law in the General Assembly for the last two years. And they are making next year's legislative session a key moment in their fight.

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