11:01am

Wed January 9, 2013
Business and the Economy

Smoking Ban’s Economic Effects Debated

Given how much Kentucky’s budget depends on tobacco taxes, would a statewide smoking ban deal it a staggering blow? A new poll shows public support for a smoking ban is inching up every year. Though the ban likely won’t get a vote during this year’s General Assembly, state politicians are confronting those economic questions more directly.