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Senate leadership kills statewide smoking-ban

Publication Date: 3/9/2015
  • Author:Melissa Patrick
  • Publication:Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

For the first time, the Kentucky House of Representatives passed a statewide smoking ban on Feb. 13 to prohibit smoking in workplaces and indoor places.

The bill moved to the Senate for consideration. On the same day, a state senator proposed a nearly identical bill. And on Feb. 19, both bills were assigned to a committee that was never going to give them a hearing...