Daniel Bell,32, listens to facilitator Priscilla Ewing during a class.

What Happens In a Louisville Smoking Cessation Class

February 22, 2015

For the next two months, we’re going to follow three Louisvillians as they try to kick the habit once and for all. Read Story

Dominique Bartlett helps Dezjon Tolson light a cigarette. The two started smoking as teenagers because they thought it would be cool.

Kentucky Gets Straight Fs For Tobacco Policies, Report Says

January 21, 2015

Kentucky policies fail to protect residents from the ill effects of tobacco, according to an American Lung Association's State of Tobacco Control report released Wednesday. Read Story

53% of Kentuckians Think E-Cigarettes Should Be Taxed Like Traditional Cigarettes

January 15, 2015

Most adult Kentuckians believe e-cigarettes should be taxed similarly to regular cigarettes, according to poll results released Thursday. Read Story

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Two-Thirds of Kentuckians Support a Statewide Smoking Ban

January 6, 2015

The poll found that 66 percent of Kentucky adults support a statewide law against smoking in indoor public places. Read Story

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Southern Indiana Lawmaker Introduces Aggressive Anti-Smoking Legislation

January 2, 2015

A southern Indiana lawmaker and state’s attorney general on Friday introduced aggressive anti-smoking and e-cigarette legislation. State Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, said the legislation would expand Indiana’s existing state-wide smoking ban, adding e-cigarettes while improving their regulations. “Essentially, we’re … Read Story

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How to Stay Smoke-Free During the Holidays

December 24, 2014

The holidays can bring stress—and that stress can cause ex-smokers to reach for a cigarette, one expert said. But it’s possible to resist the urge. “I tell smokers, ‘Every single morning you wake up you say out loud in the … Read Story

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Is 2015 the Year Kentucky’s General Assembly Passes a Statewide Smoking Ban?

December 18, 2014

For the fifth consecutive year, state Rep. Susan Westrom is sponsoring legislation that bans smoking in indoor public places throughout Kentucky. Read Story