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Smoke-Free Jessamine

Latest News:

Second-hand Smoke Reportedly 3 Times Worse than Average (2018 article)

Smoke Free Establishments in Jessamine County Jessamine County Health Department developed and maintains a database of the smoking status of all establishments inspected by JCHD Environmentalist due to KRS. See the FY 2016-2017 Inspection Report.

Smoke-Free Schools

100% of Jessamine County Schools are smoke-free! In 2019, the Kentucky legislature passed HB 11, a statewide 100% Tobacco Free School bill.  Click here for more information.

Smoke Free Establishment Inquiry

The Jessamine County Health Department is able to offer technical assistance to any local business/manufacturer with the development of a smoke-free policy. For more information contact Shana Peterson 859-885-4149 x 1006 or shanam.peterson@ky.gov.

Results from the 2006 & 2017 Tobacco/Clean Indoor Air Surveys

2006 Jessamine County Tobacco Clean Indoor Survey Summary
2017 Jessamine County Tobacco Clean Indoor Survey Summary

See the 2013 public opinion poll that show a majority are in favor of a smoke-free Jessamine County. Read the report.

Related Smoke-Free Links

Americans for Non-Smokers’ Rights 
Center for Disease and Control and Prevention
Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy
Smoke Free Tomorrow
Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
Truth Initiative

Want help quitting?

Quit Now Kentucky: Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or text “QUITKY” to 797979. (all ages and tobacco products)

My Life My Quit: Call or text “START MY QUIT” TO 1-855-891-9989. (teens 17 and younger, all tobacco products)

This is Quitting: Text “KENTUCKY” to 88709. (ages 13 – 24, e-cigarette products)

For anyone using THC products, findhelpnowky.org is a real-time substance use disorder treatment availability locator and information center for Kentucky.