June 30, 2013 12:00 AM

Lexington smoking ban also snuffed fears

Ten years ago, Lexington did what would have been unthinkable a few years before. The city that once billed itself as the "world's largest burley tobacco market" put smokers outside. On July 1, 2003, by a vote of 11-3, the Urban County Council enacted Kentucky's first public smoking ban.

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