Kentucky Center for Smoke Free Policy

STORYCORPS: Lexington's Historic No Smoking Ordinance

May 2, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

We end our series with Ellen Hahn and Carole Riker who were instrumental in the passage of Lexington's No Smoking Ordinance now more than 10 years ago.

Chase Cavanaugh

Over 150 professionals gathered at Lexington’s Doubletree Hotel Tuesday for the 2014 Smoke Free Conference.  Ranging from mayors and politicians to advocates and health care professionals, their goal was the same, discuss ways to decrease tobacco use across the Commonwealth.   One prominent attendee was former University of Kentucky President Lee Todd, who led the effort to make the campus smoke free. 

STORYCORPS: Health Educators Take On Tobacco Culture In Bourbon County

Apr 24, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week we hear from two health educators who faced long odds in enacting smoke-free policies in Bourbon County.

STORYCORPS: Early Skeptic Becomes Ardent Supporter

Apr 17, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

It took some convincing, but former vice mayor Mike Scanlon became an important advocate of Lexington's no smoking ordinance.

STORYCORPS: Local Restaurant Owner Welcomed No-Smoking Ordinance

Apr 10, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

As we mark ten years of Lexington's No-Smoking ordinance a local restaurant owner believes he was the first to put in a no-smoking section.

STORYCORPS: Mayors Take Unpopular Stand For Future Generations

Mar 20, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Former Lexington Mayor Teresa Isaac and Georgetown Mayor Everette Varney recall their sometimes unpopular stances on no-smoking ordinances.

STORYCORPS: Northern Kentucky Advocate Discovers The Power Of The Pen

Mar 13, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week meet a Northern Kentuckian who launched a letter writing campaign for no-smoking ordinances across the state.

STORYCORPS: Lexington Musicians Chime In On Smoking Ban

Mar 6, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week two musicians who've played Lexington's hot spots before, during, and after the no-smoking ordinance.

STORYCORPS: Second Hand Smoke Key Issue In Smoking Bans

Feb 27, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

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

STORYCORPS: Passing A Statewide Smoke-Free Law

Feb 20, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week in StoryCorps, meet the Lexington legislator trying to round up votes for passage of a statewide smoke-free law.

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