Kentucky Smoking: What you need to know

State buildings. The use of any tobacco product or vaping device is prohibited both indoors and outdoors at any facility owned, leased, or contracted by the Executive Branch (Executive Order (EO) 2014-747).
This EO applies to:
• All state fleet vehicles;
• Skilled nursing and intermediate care facilities, acute care hospitals, and personal care homes under the administration of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; and
• Veterans centers under the administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Exemptions. Outdoor facilities of the Department of Military Affairs are exempt except when rented by third parties. Outdoor areas of Kentucky state parks, wildlife management areas, highway rest areas, the Kentucky State Fair grounds, and the Kentucky Horse Park are also exempt.
The Personnel Cabinet, the Finance and Administration Cabinet, and all affected agencies are also to follow the provisions of the EO.
The EO currently does not apply to buildings owned, leased, or contracted by the Judicial and Legislative branches or facilities. These branches may restrict smoking to designated areas that are not public areas (hallways, elevators and stairways, restrooms, conference and meeting rooms, common work areas, or offices occupied by more than one employee (KY Rev. Stat. Sec. 61.165et seq.).
State colleges. State colleges are exempt from the EO. State postsecondary institutions must adopt a written policy either prohibiting indoor smoking or restricting smoking to designated, well ventilated areas.
Correctional facilities. Smoking is prohibited by executive order in all correctional facilities except the prison at Eddyville.
Schools. Smoking in public, private, and parochial schools and on ...

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