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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Clearing the air / City reaps the benefits of tobacco-control efforts

Some good news about Indiana’s smoke-free air law is particularly good news for Fort Wayne. A study shows that, two years after that law was enacted, the air in restaurants is significantly cleaner.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Jul 16, 2014 09:05

[Indiana] South Bend City Council votes 5-4 against proposed ban on smoking inside bars

A proposed ban on smoking inside South Bend's bars was defeated by the City Council after one former sponsor of the ban changed her position. Dozens of supporters and opponents of the ban spoke during Monday night's meeting before council members voted
Franklin (IN) Daily Journal
added Jul 15, 2014 12:41

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION : Meet all obligations related to tobacco funds ($$)

those concerned about Hoosier health will note that this victory doesn't have anything to do with the state's overall approach to the yearly tobacco funding it receives. In short, much of the money that is intended for smoking cessation efforts and public
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jul 15, 2014 12:24
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[Indiana] VIDEO: Smoke free organization disappointed by council vote

Monday's decision to continue allowing smoking in bars and private businesses throughout South Bend was a huge blow to one organization called Smoke-Free St. Joe. "Essentially it's to save lives, so many of these employees are not protected with rights
WBND ABC57 ( South Bend, IN)
added Jul 15, 2014 04:45
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[Indiana] VIDEO: Local bar owner responds to smoking ban decision

The owner of Mitch's Corner said he will be able to stay in business now that the common council voted against the smoking ban. Mitch Zultanski said he doesn't smoke but as a business owner he wants his customers to have the option.
WBND ABC57 ( South Bend, IN)
added Jul 15, 2014 04:44

[Indiana] Schey withdraws sponsorship of smoking ban

A much-debated proposal that would ban smoking in city bars and clubs is scheduled for a vote on Monday, but a council member’s sudden reversal of opinion has thrown uncertainty on the future of the ordinance. Common Council member Valerie Schey has a
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jul 11, 2014 07:13

[Indiana] Air clearer after smoking law: Study

A new study shows that the level of fine particles in indoor air dropped 85 percent since Indiana's smoke-free air law was implemented in 2012, according to Tobacco Free Allen County. The state law covers hotels, most businesses, restaurants, bowling al
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Jul 10, 2014 04:37

[Indiana] Schey Letter to South Bend Common Council (PDF)

In speaking with a number of small business/bar owners, many have serious concerns about the impact, if passed; Bill 31-14 would have on their business here in our City of South Bend. Out of respect for these concerns, I am requesting to be removed as
Gray Communications
added Jul 10, 2014 03:38

[Indiana] South Bend smoking ban sponsor has change of heart

Schey released a statement Wednesday saying she's concerned about how the bill will affect South Bend businesses. In May, the Common Council tabled the bill, which would go a step further than Indiana's ban by prohibiting smoking in bars and private club
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Jul 10, 2014 03:24

[Indiana] Floyd County Fair goes tobacco free

"It really supports the 4-H mission and our guidelines for the kids," Merida explained. "4-H stands for heads, heart, hands and health and we believe in promoting healthy living. That's a lifelong choice and it needs to start when they're young."
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Jul 9, 2014 01:46
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