After years of public outcry centering around public health vs. government intrusion businesses, campuses and cities across the region begin instituting smoking bans.

  • 6

Within three years, a smoking ban could come to Western Kentucky University, or the WKU Administrative Council could choose to keep the 39 des…

  • 3

A poll released today shows most Kentuckians favor regulation and taxation of e-cigarettes, the use of which is on the rise – especially among…

  • 9

A Bowling Green mother is starting a campaign to make playgrounds throughout Warren County smoke free.

  • 0

A group advocating for a law to mandate smoke-free workplaces and public spaces in Kentucky stopped in Bowling Green on Thursday on its way to…

top story
  • 0

When students at Franklin-Simpson High School wanted to eliminate tobacco use in their school about three years ago, the idea first came up in…

  • 1

More than anything, Gerrie Steed noticed the difference in smells when she quit smoking.

  • 0

With no statewide legislation addressing smoking in public places and no specific legislation targeting electronic cigarettes, there is some q…

  • 5

American Legion Post 23 members voted Wednesday to become a smoke-free facility on nights the post hosts charitable gaming, joining the other …

  • 7

State Rep. Susan Westrom, D-Lexington, introduced legislation Thursday that would ban smoking in nearly all indoor places across the state.

  • 6

The atmosphere is a little clearer, but fewer people seem to be taking in the air at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1298 on bingo nights.

  • 2

After winning a court battle over the city's ordinance against smoking, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1298 might decide to go smoke-free on ni…

  • 4

The city of Bowling Green reached an agreement Tuesday with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1298 and American Legion Post 23 to take no further …

  • 9

A judge overturned the citation against American Legion Post 23 for violating the city of Bowling Green’s smoking ban, dismissing the complain…

  • 5

The attorney representing American Legion Post 23 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1298 in the organizations’ battle against the city’s smoki…

  • 0

The Bowling Green City Commission passed an ordinance 3-2, which would ban smoking in most indoor businesses.

  • 0

After Sam Sanford lost his mother to emphysema, he made a move: He launched an effort to make all LaRue County schools smoke-free.

  • 0

The long-awaited first vote on a smoking ban for Bowling Green businesses is on city commissioners' agenda for 7 p.m. Tuesday.

  • 0

At a 4 p.m. nonvoting work session, commissioners will discuss details of the ordinance, proposed by Commissioner Brian &#8220Slim” Nash. …

  • 0

Last June the U.S. Surgeon General published an alarming report about the considerable dangers of secondhand smoke. Fortunately, he also showe…

  • 0

Government has right to restrict smoking

  • 0

Tuesday, August 31, 2004

  • 0

Saturday, June 19, 2004

  • 0

Joe Imel/Daily News

  • 0

David Machl, a patient at The Medical Center, smokes at a loading dock area with an intravenous tube in tow on Tuesday. Machl said he is being…

  • 0

Tobacco users who work, visit and are treated at The Medical Center Campus have been given 16 months to adjust to a new policy by Commonwealth…

  • 0

The decision by area McDonalds restaurants to become smoke-free is a welcome one. For too long, restaurant owners have mistakenly thought such…

  • 0

McDonalds restaurants in Bowling Green and Franklin became smoke-free last week.Proponents of smokeless public places hope McDonalds will set …

  • 0

A push to ban smoking in restaurants and bars and Lexington and other areas of the country could spread to Bowling Green.Theres no impending v…

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.