FRANKFORT, KY (FOX19) - Kentucky, once one of the best-known tobacco-producing states, will soon ban indoor smoking in public and workplae buildings, if a state representative from Fayette County has her way.
On Thursday, Rep. Susan Westrom will join Smoke-Free Kentucky to roll out legislation that would establish a comprehensive, statewide, indoor smoke-free law. The press event will take place in the Capitol Rotunda at 1pm, in coordination with the release of the American Lung Association’s State of Tobacco Control Report Card.
Speakers will include:
- State Representative Susan Westrom (D-Fayette)
- Barry Gottschalk, President and CEO of the American Lung Association of the Midland States
- John Harryman, CEO of Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville
- Robert Powell, M.D.