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Workplace Smoking Rules in Kentucky

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Employers in Kentucky must comply with these state rules regulating smoking in the workplace.

The Kentucky general smoking provisions apply to public places and employers.

Employers covered: For discrimination purposes, employers with eight or more employees within Kentucky during 20 or more calendar weeks within the current or preceding calendar year.

Written policy requirements: Employer policy not specified.

Posting requirements: Smoking and nonsmoking areas should have posted signs stating where smoking is and is not allowed.

In addition to refraining from selling tobacco products to minors, an employer must post a notice stating that it is illegal to sell tobacco products to persons under 18.

No smoking areas: No smoking areas for private employers not specified.

Permitted smoking areas: Designated smoking areas for private employers not specified.

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