WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu February 27, 2014

STORYCORPS: Second Hand Smoke Key Issue In Smoking Bans

The dangerous health effects of second-hand smoke played a key role in making Lexington a smoke-free community.

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Attorney and former smoker Penny Warren and Lexington Cardiologist Dr. Thomas Whayne
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Continuing our look back at ten years of Lexington's No Smoking Ordinance:

Penny Warren is a Lexington attorney and a former smoker.  She says the ordinance has made a major difference in her life.  She talks about kicking the habit and smoke free policies with local cardiologist, Dr. Thomas Whayne.

Special thanks to the Kentucky Center for Smoke Free Policy at kcsp.uky.edu for sharing the audio from its grant-funded oral history project.