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[Indiana] Soon to be smoke-free: Kokomo prepares for smoking ban implementation in bars, private clubs

Howard County will implement on July 1 the second part of its broad smoking ban to include bars, taverns and private clubs. The ban serves as a point of contention among Kokomo bar owners, but also represents a major victory for local officials and smok
Batesville Herald Tribune (IN)
added Jun 26, 2017 02:12

Indiana House GOP open to smaller cigarette tax increase

The leader of the Indiana House says he is willing to back down at least partially on a proposed $1 cigarette tax increase. Tobacco and convenience store trade groups have opposed the increase the House endorsed last month, along with many Republicans in
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 9, 2017 21:36

[Indiana] 'Remarkable' E-Cig Liquid Law Partly Put Out By 7th Circ. ($$)

struck down as unconstitutional portions of an Indiana law that sought to regulate vapor pen and e-cigarette liquid manufacturers that sell their products in the state, finding that the requirements it placed on out-of-state companies violated the U.S. Co
added Jan 31, 2017 16:02

Advocates push to raise Indiana's smoking age, cigarette tax and repeal 'smokers bill of rights'

A major coalition of business, healthcare, non-profit and education leaders unveiled their push Thursday to raise Indiana’s cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack. The group is calling the movement ‘Raise it for Health’ and is promising a major statewide campai
WTTV-TV CBS4 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Dec 10, 2016 18:31

[Indiana] More e-liquid firms try to beat state's deadline as courts weigh vaping laws

The Alcohol and Tobacco Commission said Wednesday afternoon that it was reviewing multiple last-minute applications to determine whether any would qualify firms to do business in Indiana come Friday. That's the day on which unapproved manufacturers woul
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jul 2, 2016 16:40

VIDEO: POLICE: E-cigarette blows up, causing semi-driver to run off I-65 in Indiana

Wheeles said that when officers arrived, the driver told them that the e-cigarette had blown up in his face. He said officers found what appeared to be evidence of the exploded e-cigarette in the truck. The driver suffered burns to his face, and had lost
Fox 41 WDRB-TV (Louisville, KY)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:49

[Indiana] Study Committee Considers Smoking Ban, E-Cigarette Changes

Legislators heard testimony Tuesday on several tobacco-related issues, including whether to expand the state’s smoking ban and include e-cigarettes in the law. Passionate voices on both sides of the argument testified during the hearing. Public health a
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Oct 12, 2015 17:50

[Indiana] Smoking Debate Continues One Year After Evansville Smoking Ban Struck Down

One year after the Indiana Supreme Court struck down a 2012 Evansville smoking ban amendment prohibiting smoking in indoor eating and drinking establishments, the debate over a smoking ban still continues.
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added Feb 11, 2015 23:38

[Indiana] LOBER: Clear air is a right

Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights official reminds public of the many laws and precedents protecting them from second-hand smoke
LaPorte (IN) Herald-Argus
added Oct 10, 2012 13:23

[Indiana] Smoking-ban foes get fired up

About 50 people -- including bar owners -- attended a discussion about the smoking issue at the end of Tuesday's Council meeting. Unlike a public-input session Sept. 10, the pro-smoking side this time showed up in force and made its voices heard.
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Sep 20, 2012 09:19
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