Smoking

WUKY In Depth
6:19 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Smoking Ban Opponents Look Back

Sign posted at Charlie Martin's Cigar Shop.
Credit 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.

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Local/Regional News
3:49 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Statewide Anti-Smoking Legislation A Nonstarter In 2014

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

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Local/Regional News
2:25 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Statewide Anti-Smoking Bill Moves To Ky. House

Dr. Sylvia Cerel-Suhl (right) and Rep. Susan Westrom (left) discuss House Bill 173 with reporters
Credit Josh James / WUKY

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

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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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