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Frankfort, KY 40601
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ORDINANCE NO. 16, 2019 SERIES AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 98.02 AND 98.03(A)(3) OF THE CITY OF FRANKFORT CODE OF ORDINANCES REGARDING SMOKING REGULATIONS TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF “SMOKING” TO INCLUDE E-CIGARETTES AND RELATED PRODUCTS AND ADD EXCEPTIONS REGARDING THESE PRODUCTS
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE #8-2012 RELATED TO THE PROTECTION OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE BY REGULATING THE SMOKING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS OR USE OF VAPOR PRODUCTS IN BUILDINGS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
The Tobacco Use Cessation and Prevention Program aim is to improve public health by:
- Preventing youth from starting to use tobacco
- Encouraging people to stop using tobacco
- Protecting our families, friends, and community from the dangers of secondhand smoke
- Working with community leaders to encourage ways to protect the community from the hazards of tobacco use
Tobacco Cessation Support and Education Classes
Quitting isn’t easy and we’re offering several options to help you along the way.
The Freedom From Smoking Program is a REALISTIC and REASONABLE method to stop smoking! The Program utilizes nicotine replacement therapy in the form of nicotine patches or other prescription medications to minimize nicotine withdrawal.
Clean Indoor Air Ordinance
Secondhand smoke is a health hazard to everyone. The Frankfort City Commissioners Office approved a Clean Indoor Air ordinance on July 24, 2006. This ordinance provides a smoke free environment in most public buildings including but not limited to restaurants, bars, gas stations, banks, hotel lobbies and hallways, convenience stores, bingo parlors, pool halls, and bowling alleys.
For information on the specific content of the ordinance, questions regarding enforcement or to report a violation, please contact City Hall at (502) 875-8582.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities, etc.), should contact the Franklin County Health Department. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
The Franklin County Health Department is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status.
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