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Tag: smoking

E-Cigarettes

In December 2019, the Northern Kentucky Independent District Board of Health passed a resolution directing the Northern Kentucky Health Department to educate the public about the health risks associated with e-cigarettes, as well as advocate for policies that prevent e-cigarette use and provide resources to help people quit. For a copy of the resolution, click […]

Quit Smoking

It’s never too late to stop using tobacco. Benefits of quitting Programs to save you money Pfizer has an updated co-pay card offer for Chantix (Varenicline) for commercially insured patients. Many insurance plans already cover Chantix with no co-pay, but for those that don’t, this card may offer up to $75 off per month. The card will […]

On 10th Anniversary of Ohio’s Smoke-Free Law, Public Health Leaders Celebrate Success and Advocate for Additional Steps to Reduce Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

CINCINNATI – Leaders from the City of Cincinnati Health Department, Hamilton County Public Health and Northern Kentucky Health Department gathered today at Cincinnati Riverview East Academy to recognize the 10th anniversary of the Ohio Smoke-free Workplace Act. The 2006 law prohibits smoking in public places or places of employment. “The health impact of smoke-free environments cannot […]

Report Shows Impact of Kenton County Smoke-free Law

A report released today by the Tobacco-Free Northern Kentucky coalition and the Northern Kentucky Health Department looks at Kenton County’s smoke-free law, which went into effect in April of 2011. Kenton County Fiscal Court ordinance 451.15 prohibits smoking in public buildings, establishments in public buildings and places of employment, with exemptions provided for private clubs […]