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COALITION URGES KENTUCKY HOUSE TO PASS CLEAN TOBACCO-FREE SCHOOLS BILL

The tobacco-free schools bill has passed unanimously out of the Kentucky House Committee on Health and Family Services and is now awaiting action by the full House. The bill (House Bill 11) is endorsed by the Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow, which comprises more than 180 organizations committed to improving health by reducing tobacco use in Kentucky. The bill would prohibit tobacco use on, or in, property that is owned or operated by school boards in Kentucky at all times. Enforcement is to be determined by local school boards. Continue reading COALITION URGES KENTUCKY HOUSE TO PASS CLEAN TOBACCO-FREE SCHOOLS BILL