Smoking

Taking a page from the Obama playbook, Gov. Steve Beshear is issuing an executive order expanding tobacco restrictions for state buildings.

Josh James / WUKY

While advocates have much to cheer about 10 years on from the smoking ban, WUKY revisits some of the voices who spoke out against the law.

Statewide anti-smoking legislation is dead in the state House and, according to Sen. Julie Denton, the Senate companion measure is “on life support.”

Josh James / WUKY

Anti-smoking advocates are cheering the passage of a statewide smoke-free bill out of a state House committee Thursday.

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

Jan 30, 2014
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.