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[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

Indiana air quality testing proves need for stronger smoke-free air laws

This July 1 is the two-year anniversary of the state law going into effect. "It is time to celebrate how far we have come and continue to fight for independence from secondhand smoke for all workers in the state. Let's make next year's anniversary one th
Salem (IN) Leader
added Sep 4, 2014 09:41
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[Indiana] IPPEL: Tobacco addiction: Tax income trumps health concerns

Many if not most of the patients I can talk into using these e-cigs eventually become tobacco free... I'm waiting to hear that e-cigs are the major cause of global warming. Money talks.
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Sep 3, 2014 12:36

[Indiana] Bar Owner Says Kokomo Smoking Ban May Close Business

Monday night, the city’s common council voted 5 to 4 in favor of an all-inclusive smoking ban. Bartender Holly Long says she’s a single mother and won’t be able to make ends meet if the ban passes. “You have your choice if you want to walk into the bar
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Aug 29, 2014 13:41

[Indiana] Editorial: Youth and e-cigarettes

Among the group’s proposals are to prohibit “flavors” in new tobacco products and to restrict marketing of e-cigarettes in the same manner as for cigarettes. It also advocates strong health warnings. We applaud Zoeller and his colleagues across the count
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 28, 2014 19:46
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