Archives: Smoking ban

Ohio: Still Smoking After All These Years

It’s been fifty years since the US Surgeon General released the first report on the health consequences of smoking. Thanks to aggressive public health campaigns, smoking rates in the US have never been lower, but Ohio has one of the highest rates in the nation. This hour we’ll ask why Ohio is still smoking.

Live Remote: Rally for Wellness- Tobacco Free Campus

We’re broadcasting live today from the Rally for Wellness! Ohio State’s campus-wide tobacco ban will take effect when classes begin in a week. The university is one of almost 1,200 around the country that have outlawed tobacco on school grounds. We’ll talk to the OSU ban’s originators, and to those who aren’t sure it will make a healthier campus.

Ohio’s Indoor Smoking Ban

The impact of Ohio’s 2006 indoor smoking ban; directors of the off-Broadway bound musical, “The Last Smoker in America.”