Kentucky Center for Smoke Free Policy

WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu April 17, 2014

STORYCORPS: Early Skeptic Becomes Ardent Supporter

Smoke Free Lexington's Lisa Greathouse-Maggio and former Lexington vice mayor Mike Scanlon
Credit 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.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu April 10, 2014

STORYCORPS: Local Restaurant Owner Welcomed No-Smoking Ordinance

L to R: Lexington restaurant owner Joe Bologna, and former Urban County Councilman Willie Fogle
Credit 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.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu March 20, 2014

STORYCORPS: Mayors Take Unpopular Stand For Future Generations

Georgetown Mayor Everette Varney and former Lexington Mayor Teresa Isaac
Credit 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.

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

STORYCORPS: Northern Kentucky Advocate Discovers The Power Of The Pen

Smoke-free advocates Denny Nafus and Betsy Janes
Credit 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.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu March 6, 2014

STORYCORPS: Lexington Musicians Chime In On Smoking Ban

L To R...Local musicians Rob Theakston and Ben Allen
Credit 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.

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

STORYCORPS: Second Hand Smoke Key Issue In Smoking Bans

Attorney and former smoker Penny Warren and Lexington Cardiologist Dr. Thomas Whayne
Credit 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.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu February 20, 2014

STORYCORPS: Passing A Statewide Smoke-Free Law

From Left, Tonya Chang, with the American Heart Association, and Lexington Democrat State Representative Susan Westrom
Credit 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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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu February 13, 2014

STORYCORPS: What About The Tobacco Farmer?

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

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

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

STORYCORPS: The Night Lex's Urban Co. Council Made State History

L to R, Dr. Ellen Hahn, and Carol Riker
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week's StoryCorps segment concerns July 1st, 2003; the night Lexington became the first city in Ky. to pass a no-smoking ordinance.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu January 30, 2014

STORYCORPS: Smoking, Lung Cancer, and 50 Years Of Surgeon General Warnings

From Left, Doctors James Holsinger and Tim Mullett
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week we hear from two local physicians who have seen more than their fair share of cases of lung cancer in the Commonwealth.

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