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State Supreme Court Rules Indianapolis Smoking Ban Is Legal

The State Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Indianapolis can ban smoking inside all buildings, including bars and restaurants, and that it could legally exempt the Winner’s Circle gambling facility — even though it has a bar and restaurant inside.
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Apr 12, 2016 21:55
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[Indiana] GUTIERREZ/KARAM: Smokefree workplaces for social justice

Smoking is not, as Hollywood would like us to believe, a lifestyle choice of the rich and famous. In the real world, tobacco use is an affliction that destroys the health and shortens the lives of society’s most vulnerable populations...Adult smoking rate
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Mar 28, 2016 14:24
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[Indiana] South Bend smoking ban may end up in court

South Bend bar owners are preparing for a possible legal battle should the city expand the smoking ban here to include bars and taverns. A measure before the Common Council would ban smoking and “vaping” in bars, taverns, casinos, private clubs and tobacc
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Mar 20, 2016 23:21
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[Indiana] Anyone under 18 who's caught with electronic cigarettes or other tobacco-free nicotine products would face a fine or community service under a new Illinois law

Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation last week that imposes penalties for minors who possess e-cigarettes. State Sen. Julie Morrison sponsored the measure. The Deerfield Democrat says it will protect young people "from the dangers of this increasingly p
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2016 01:20
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[Asia-pacific, Indiana] Attorney general applauds tobacco’s exclusion from trade deal

“It would be a huge step backward if tobacco companies were able to exploit the process for working out trade disputes in order to thwart each nation’s tobacco laws,” Zoeller said. “I am grateful to Ambassador Michael Froman and the USTR office for liste
TheStatehouseFile.com (Franklin College Pulliam School of Journalism)
added Oct 7, 2015 01:27
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[Indiana] Hotly debated bill to regulate e-cigarette liquid advances

The large group came to protest Senate Bill 539, authored by Sen. Carlin Yoder, R- Middlebury, which would establish regulations on e-liquid – the fluid used in electronic cigarettes. Under the bill, a manufacturer of e-liquids must obtain a permit issu
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Feb 2, 2015 17:39
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Be cautions with e-cigarette regulation

It would be reactionary and misguided to just regulate “vaping” the way smoking is, because they are clearly not the same thing.... Imagine the awful irony if lawmakers put so many taxes on e-cigarettes that some users are driven back to real cigarettes.
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added Jan 5, 2015 16:25
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[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
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Indiana recouping more tobacco settlement money

Indiana is set to recoup some of the money it had lost in tobacco lawsuit payouts after an agreement was reached between Attorney General Greg Zoeller (ZEHL'-ur) and tobacco companies.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 26, 2014 21:09
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[Indiana] ‘Smoker’s Bill Of Rights’ Could Be Repealed Next Session

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is proposing to repeal legislation that protects smokers from employment discrimination because of healthcare costs.
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Jan 10, 2014 13:48
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