Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

Letters to the Editor

August 1, 2012

Support a smoke-free Kentucky

Aug. 1, 2012 — The editor:

This week the Smoke-Free Kentucky Coalition will be taking its message of support for a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law across the Commonwealth during their “Road to Fancy Farm” bus tour. Although the van will not be coming to the Olive Hill/ Grayson area, supporters are rallying behind their message – “Everyone has the right to breathe smoke-free air!”

Secondhand smoke contains more than 7,000 deadly chemicals and is proven to cause heart disease, lung cancer, respiratory illnesses and even premature death. Studies indicate 50,000 Americans die every year from secondhand smoke.

A comprehensive smoke-free law would protect all Kentuckians by making all indoor workplaces and public places, including restaurants and bars, smoke free. Polling shows that a majority of Kentucky voters support this measure as well as many businesses because it will improve health and reduce health care costs.

It’s time to take a stand for better health and make Kentucky a smoke-free state.

Roger D. Cline, Sr.

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