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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax increase vital step to better health

Now it's time for those who concur with the message of the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana to push for solutions. Job One should be increasing the tax on cigarette purchases.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2018 04:41
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PACKNETT/POORE: Op-ed: Reports address Indiana’s poor health rankings

. By raising the cigarette tax by $2 and using these funds for the restoration of tobacco prevention and cessation programs, we could advance our efforts toward improving the health of Hoosiers.
Greater Fort Wayne (IN) Business Weekly
added Dec 7, 2018 18:16
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[Indiana] JUUL e-cigarette gains popularity among college students despite warnings from health officials

When it comes to students at Indiana State University, some students have different feelings when it comes to vaping.... "It's kind of a stress reliever and instead of turning to cigarettes in a harmful way I think JUU
WTHI-TV (Terre Haute, IN)
added Dec 7, 2018 04:45
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[Indiana] GRUBER: Viewpoint: Raising cigarette tax would help reduce smoking

Beacon Health System supports efforts to increase the tax on cigarettes. I’d like to take a moment to explain why we feel this way. Because we take care of a lot of people in our area, we see many people who smoke. What we see with smoking is poor health
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Dec 4, 2018 11:45
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EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Raise Indiana's cigarette tax for health's sake

Previous attempts to increase the cigarette tax have failed in the Republican-controlled legislature. This despite substantial public support...lawmakers should raise the cigarette tax. And they should direct the money generated toward smoking cessation
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Dec 3, 2018 16:01
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[Indiana] E-cigarettes reversing smoking addiction – in a bad way

The increased popularity of e-cigarettes among young people is reversing decades of work to turn youth away from nicotine, public health experts said today. Fewer middle and high school-age people are smoking, but use of e-cigarettes – which look like
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 28, 2018 00:12
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[Indiana] E-cigarettes shift smoking progress

“I can see the attraction in the design, how it looks, how it feels,” McMahan said. “That's going to be really hard for us to challenge. It's just dangerous. This is going to be a problem for the next 10, 20, 40 years.” Cigarette use among high school s
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 27, 2018 21:43
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[Indiana] Fourth Street looking spiffier thanks to students: No ifs, ands or butts about it

Downtown Columbus is looking a little cleaner thanks to the efforts of fourth-grade students from St. Peter’s Lutheran School. Forty-five of them spent an hour on their hands and knees Monday to pick up cigarette butts, working with Healthy Communities
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Nov 23, 2018 16:51
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[Indiana] How Anthem Foundation Uses Data, Population Health Techniques to Target Major Issues

Social mapping allowed the foundation to target the southeast side of Indianapolis, and a grant led to a partnership with the American Lung Association that has aided at least 4,500 residents to complete a smoking cessation program while reducing secondh
Healthcare Analytics News (HCA)
added Nov 22, 2018 13:00
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[Indiana] High-tech e-cigarettes an attractive danger to teens

“Tobacco products are the only thing that if you use correctly, you will die.” That was the blunt message from Jennifer Olson, executive director of Healthy Communities of La Porte County, at an informational session for teens on the dangers of using the
LaPorte (IN) Herald-Argus
added Nov 20, 2018 19:12
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