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Butler, K.M. et al. Hahn, E.J. (in press). Smoke-free policy and alcohol use among undergraduate college students. Public Health Nursing.

Hahn, E.J., Rayens, M.K., Burkhart, P.V., & Moser, D.K. (2011, Nov-Dec). Smoke-free laws, gender and reduction in hospitalizations for acute myocardial infarction. Public Health Reports, 126(6), 826-833.

Hahn, E.J., Rayens, M.K., Langley, R.E., Adkins, S.M., & Dignan, M. (2010). Do smoke-free laws in rural, distressed counties encourage cessation? Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 11, 302-308.

Hahn, E.J., Rayens, M.K., Ridner, S.L., Butler, K., Zhang, M., & Staten, R.R. (2010). Smoke-free laws and smoking and drinking among college students. Journal of Community Health. doi: 10.1007/s10900-010-9220-2.

Hahn, E.J. (2010). Smoke-free legislation: A review of health and economic outcomes research. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 39(6S1), S66S76.

Hahn, E.J., Rayens, M.K., Langley, R.E., Darville, A., Dignan, M. (2009). Time since smoke-free law and smoking cessation behaviors. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntp086.

Rayens, M.K., Burkhart, P.V., Zhang, M., Lee, S., Moser, D.K., Mannino, D., Hahn, E.J. (2008). Reduction in asthma-related emergency department visits after implementation of a smoke-free law. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology,122(3):537-541.

Hahn, E.J., Rayens, M.K., Butler, K.M., Zhang, M., Durbin, E., Steinke, D. (2008). Smoke-free laws and adult smoking prevalence. Preventive Medicine, 47:206209.

View abstract Okoli, C.T.C., Hall, L.A., Rayens, M.K., Hahn, E.J. (2007). Measuring tobacco smoke exposure among smoking and nonsmoking bar and restaurant workers, Biological Research for Nursing, 9(1), 81-89.

Hahn, E.J., Rayens, M.K., York, N., Okoli, C.T.C., Zhang, M., Dignan, M., & Al-Delaimy, W. (2006).  Effects of a smoke-free law on hair nicotine and respiratory symptoms in restaurant and bar workers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 48(9), 906-913.


Impact of Kentucky Governor Beshear's Tobacco-free Executive Order (November 2015)

Smoke-free Northern Kentucky Would Save Lives by Reducing Heart Attacks (April 2010)

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