WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu February 13, 2014

STORYCORPS: What About The Tobacco Farmer?

Today in StoryCorps we hear from someone whose life and livelihood became affected by the rising tide of anti-tobacco sentiment.

Listen

Long-time tobacco farmer Frank Penn and the Lexington Herald Leader's Jamie Lucke talk about the tenth anniversary of the city's No-Smoking ordinance
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Lexingtonian Frank Penn and his family cultivated and sold tobacco for generations.  He talks with long-time Herald Leader reporter Jamie Lucke about the changing nature of his business.

Special thanks to the Kentucky Center for Smoke Free Policy at kcsp.uky.edu for sharing the audio.

Information on smoke free policies is available here.