Kentucky smoking ban http://wvxu.org en Kentucky Not Likely to go Smoke-Free Soon http://wvxu.org/post/kentucky-not-likely-go-smoke-free-soon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Two separate bills calling for a state-wide smoking ban in public spaces and places of employment were introduced in this session of the Kentucky General Assembly, but the chances are slim either will even make it to the floor for a vote. If not, proponents of a smoking ban say they will try again next year. <a href="http://www.nkyhealth.org/" target="_blank">Northern Kentucky Health Department </a>District Director Dr. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 24291 at http://wvxu.org Kentucky Not Likely to go Smoke-Free Soon Electronic Cigarettes http://wvxu.org/post/electronic-cigarettes <p></p><p></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Heyne 18577 at http://wvxu.org Electronic Cigarettes Ky statewide smoking ban clears House committee http://wvxu.org/post/ky-statewide-smoking-ban-clears-house-committee <p>Kentucky is one step closer to enacting a statewide smoking ban after legislation sailed Thursday through the House Committee on Health and Welfare.<br><br>House Bill 190, sponsored by Rep. Susan Westrom, a Democrat of Lexington, would prohibit smoking in public places and places of employment.<br><br>It's the third year the bill has been proposed, but only the second time it's been heard in committee.&nbsp; Gov. Steve Beshear endorsed the proposal Wednesday night in his State of the Commonwealth address.<br> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:13:04 +0000 Rae Hodge 8956 at http://wvxu.org Ky statewide smoking ban clears House committee