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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Effort to repeal Smoker's Bill of Rights goes too far

“Smoker’s Bill of Rights” that was passed into state law back in 1991. That law prevents employers in Indiana from discriminating against employees or potential employees who smoke. Indiana is one of 29 states that protects the rights of smokers in such
Goshen (IN) News
added Nov 24, 2014 03:18

[Indiana] E-cigarettes take focus on annual 'Smokeout' day

Smoke-Free Indy will hold an open meeting on e-cigarettes Thursday night. A panel of experts will discuss the issue and take questions. The number of high school students using e-cigarettes has tripled over the last three years, according to the Centers
WISH-TV Channel 8 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:30

[Indiana] Town hall meetings on electronic cigarettes

Sheriff Nielsen and Tobacco Free Boone County have teamed up to conduct a series of Town Hall Meetings for Boone County residents to learn about electronic cigarettes. Everyone is encouraged to attend a meeting near you to learn factual information about
Lebanon (IN) Reporter
added Nov 8, 2014 14:26

Indiana’s smoking rate remains among highest in the nation

As part of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Indiana Cancer Consortium (ICC) District 9 Cancer Control Coalition is hosting a Lung Health Summit on Thursday, Nov. 6, to increase awareness of the district’s lung cancer burden. The event will be he
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Oct 30, 2014 16:52

[Indiana] GUEST EDITORIAL: Public wins in decision on death records

Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that causes of death are public records and must be available at county levels....Rita Ward, an anti-smoking advocate from Winslow who joined the newspaper in the lawsuit, said information about causes of deaths can be an e
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Oct 24, 2014 12:58
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[Indiana] Promoting prevention

Gwen Siekman has a new banner with 20 signatures from teens who have pledged to never start using tobacco products — and she’s aiming to get more. Siekman, of Buckskin, took over as the coordinator for a Tobacco Free Gibson County about five years ago. I
Princeton (IN) Daily Clarion
added Oct 23, 2014 09:51

[Indiana] Researchers Study Evidence On Electronic Cigarette Safety

Doctors like Dr. Kirk Parr, a cardiologist at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis, say the nicotine contained in the liquid used in e-cigarettes is still not good for you. “If it’s in a pipe, if it‘s in smokeless tobacco, and probably if it’s in e-
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Sep 26, 2014 16:10

[Indiana] Smoking ban snuffed out

The Kokomo Common Council surprised a lot of people last week when it voted down an expansion of the city’s ban on smoking in public places. That defeat, on a 5-4 vote that saw Councilman Kevin Summers switch sides at the last minute, may have killed any
Kokomo (IN) Perspective
added Sep 17, 2014 21:51

[Indiana] VIDEOS: Smoke-free ordinance fails, 5-4

After months of preparation by council committee members and hours of discussion from the public, amendments to the Kokomo Common Council’s smoke-free ordinance failed to pass a second reading.
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Sep 9, 2014 12:16

[Indiana] Editorial: Truly 'ban' smoking

We again urge council members not to bow to the claims of businesses arguing such a ban would hurt them financially, just as state lawmakers did in 2012 and city councilmen did in 2006. Last year’s results from Gallup’s annual Consumption Habits Poll fou
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Sep 5, 2014 13:05
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