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[Indiana] Daniels asks campus to explore total tobacco ban

In a University Senate meeting on Wednesday, Daniels asked the senate to consider this change. The University Resources Policy Committee has been asked to explore the Purdue community’s opinion about the ban. Alan Friedman, associate professor of biolog
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Oct 23, 2016 13:29
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[Indiana] Purdue campus could go smoke-free

President Mitch Daniels is calling for an entirely smoke-free campus, but not everyone sees it as a smart step for the university. Daniels proposed the idea to the University Senate at its meeting Wednesday. He told the group he's gathering feedback from
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Oct 22, 2016 20:28

Tobacco Use Costs Indiana Billions. How Can The State Bring Those Costs Down?

Paul Halverson, dean of the school of public health and lead author of the report, spoke with Side Effects about why the costs are so high and what can be done to reduce them.
WBAA (West Lafayette, IN)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:52

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Addressing the economic costs of addiction

The toll from tobacco alone comes to $6.8 billion...The General Assembly has continually raided money intended to pay for smoking cessation efforts and public initiatives aimed at helping smokers... It’s not only a critical public health issue, it’s also
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50

Fairbanks study: Indiana should raise cigarette tax, smoking age

Indiana should raise the legal age for smoking from 18 to 21 and increase the state tax on cigarettes by as much as $3 a pack, says a new study that warns the tobacco epidemic is costing the state nearly $7 billion a year in health care and lost producti
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Sep 8, 2016 19:56

FIDDIAN-GREEN/HAVERSON: Comment: Ending Indiana's opioid, tobacco addictions requires action from all

he death toll from smoking equates to more than two fatal 747 airplane crashes each month.... Efforts to decrease tobacco access, such as raising the cigarette tax and increasing the legal smoking age, deter usage, as similar efforts across the country ha
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Sep 8, 2016 19:54

Addiction Costs Indiana Billions Of Dollars, Studies Say

Researchers at the Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI found that costs associated with tobacco use total $6.8 billion each year.....Indiana has one of the highest smoking rates in the country. More than 11,000 people die each year because of it,
WFYI Indianapolis
added Sep 8, 2016 18:13

[Indiana] Covington Park may go smoke free

At its second meeting for August, the city council heard from members of the city park board that in a recent online poll it conducted, more than 75 percent of the nearly 500 people who responded were against allowing smoking in the park. Ann Nettles, re
Fountain County (IN) Neighbor
added Aug 31, 2016 15:39

[Indiana] Smoking by any other name: Popularity of e-Cigs growing in Morgan County as marketers appeal to youth with new terms ($$)

Martinsville (IN) Reporter-Times
added Aug 24, 2016 13:40

FBI looking for foul play in creation of Indiana vaping law

Agents have interviewed at least two lawmakers and a manufacturer of liquids used in electronic smoking devices. “They asked me if I knew of anything anyone might have gotten out of this legislation,” said state Sen. Phil Boots, who said he talked to an
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Aug 23, 2016 22:18
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