Kentucky Center for Smoke Free Policy

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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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu January 23, 2014

STORYCORPS: Two Early Supporters Of Lexington's Historic No-Smoking Ordinance

L To R, Lexingtonian Kathy Tabb, and former Urban County Councilman Dr. David Stevens
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week we hear from cancer survivor Kathy Tabb, and Dr. David Stevens, two early supporters of Lexington's No-Smoking Ordinance.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu January 16, 2014

STORYCORPS: Passing Lexington's No-Smoking Ordinance

John Poundstone (L) and Charlie Gorton (R) were two Fayette County Health Dept. Officials involved in the passage of Lexington's No-Smoking Ordinance 10 years ago.
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Two former officials with the Fayette Co. Health Department talk about their involvement with Lexington's historic No-Smoking Ordinance.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu January 9, 2014

STORYCORPS: Confronting Social/Cultural Barriers To Smoke-Free Ordinances

Jim Rousey (L) recently retired from the Madison County Health Department, Scott Lockard (R) is Public Health Director for Winchester/Clark County.
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Public Health Directors Jim Rousey and Scott Lockard were responsible for championing smoke-free policies in their respective communities.

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WUKY In Depth
6:10 am
Thu January 2, 2014

STORYCORPS: Resolving To Kick The Habit Once And For All

Left to right: Angela Brumley-Shelton and Karen McClain. Angela facilitated the program that helped Karen quit smoking.
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

A popular New Year's resolution is to quit smoking. This week, one woman's journey to do just that is recalled in the StoryCorps booth.

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WUKY In Depth
6:30 am
Thu December 19, 2013

STORYCORPS: Meet The "Little Girl" Who Helped Frankfort Go Smoke-Free

Frankfort residents Elizabeth and Lisa Wood talked about the eventual passage of Frankfort's no-smoking ordinance during a recent visit to the StoryCorps booth.
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Frankfort residents Lisa and Elizabeth Wood recall what it took to pass a no-smoking ordinance in the Capital City.

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