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[Indiana] Approved tobacco ban to increase smoking fine

The Board of Trustees approved a new policy on May 3 that will ban smoking and smokeless tobacco except in cars with windows up or during tailgating events. The ban will be enforced by a fine of $100, double the current amount.
Ball State Daily News (Ball State University)
added May 13, 2013 02:38

[Indiana] Anti-Tobacco Advocates Renew Plea to Restore Stop-Smoking Funds

A day before Senate Republicans unveil their budget, anti-smoking activists are renewing a public push to restore tobacco-prevention funding. Both House Republicans' budget and Governor Pence's slash the $8 million annual budget for the health departmen
WIBC 91.3 FM (Indianapolis, IN)
added Apr 4, 2013 15:08

[Indiana] Smoking ban clears the air inside. Outside? It's a haze of confusion.

Have outdoor eating areas become de facto smoking sections? Some bar and restaurant owners say even they aren't sure how to interpret the state law covering smoking outdoors. Policies vary by establishment, making it hard for patrons to know what they ca
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Oct 20, 2012 19:33

[Indiana] Crooked Ex-Congressman Now Hawking Smokes

Steve Buyer, a former Indiana congressman who tirelessly advocated for the tobacco industry while in office, is now…working for the tobacco industry.
Minyanville Media, Inc. (MMI)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:11

[Indiana] Asian farmers group opposes new tobacco curbs

Asian farmers launched a campaign Tuesday opposing international tobacco treaty measures they say could devastate the livelihood of the region's 10 million tobacco growers. The International Tobacco Growers Association said the campaign by its Asia chapt
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2012 12:54

[Indiana] Residents Speak Out Against Smoking Ban

Columbus Mayor Kristen Brown and City Council members held a second public discussion Tuesday night on whether the council should consider any additional restrictions to the newly enacted State Law restricting smoking.
WCSI Radio 1010 (Columbus, IN)
added Sep 20, 2012 09:21

[Indiana] Lawmakers Could Revisit Smoking's Effect On Insurance Rates

One idea that has been floated is allowing employers to charge higher insurance premiums or co-pays for people who smoke or have other unhealthy habits. Indiana AFL-CIO President Nancy Guyott says the union would fight that idea if it is proposed. She wa
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Aug 28, 2012 08:23

[Indiana] State smoking ban brings tangle of sign requirements

The quaintly simple “NO SMOKING” signs of olden times won't do. The state ban spells out different signs to post at entrances and indoors and still different signs for restaurants.
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added Jun 22, 2012 09:52

[Indiana] WININGER: Smokers always bullied, no matter the power in charge

Non-smoking groups are present here in Terre Haute, too. A group here at Indiana State University wants to restrict, or should I say oppress, smokers even further. If approved, the ban would not only prohibit smoking, which is already severely restricted
Indiana Statesman (Indiana State U.)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31

[Indiana] Vaping law may get big overhaul

State Sen. Randy Head, R-Logansport, said he will file a bill to “stop the monopoly” that was created by legislation passed in 2015 and amended in 2016, which essentially put one private security firm in charge of deciding which firms could manufacture t
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Jan 15, 2017 18:26
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