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[Indiana] STAWAR: Pipe dreams go up in smoke

Last week the News and Tribune featured an article by Elizabeth DePompei about a local pipe smoking champion. The piece evoked memories of my own pipe smoking days, and my experiences with tobacco...simply to call the national quit line (1-800-QUIT-NOW)
News-Tribune.net (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Indiana] Smoking rates drop, but habit still costly: Impact on households $1,000 per year

Smoking rates in Bartholomew County are dropping, but Indiana’s statewide rate continues to be a costly challenge to Hoosiers’ health, quality of life and community economic development. In Indiana, 21 percent of Hoosiers are smokers, ranking the state
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Sep 20, 2018 11:59
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[Indiana] Health board sends smoking ban to commissioners

An ordinance banning smoking in bars and public spaces was approved by the Grant County Health Board at its meeting on Tuesday....the purposes of the ordinance are to protect public health in public places and places of employment. The ordinance also sta
Marion (IN) Chronicle-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2018 16:34
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[Indiana] Details of Goshen's smoking/vaping ordinance explained

After multiple meetings and many hours of discussion, debate and compromise, Goshen City Council members Tuesday officially approved a new smoking/vaping ordinance for the city. At more than a year in the making, passage of the new ordinance was by no me
Goshen (IN) News
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[Indiana] LETTER: Stronger smoking ordinance good

With all the talk about Portage considering a stronger smoking ordinance I’d like to point out exactly how much it costs the taxpayers to fund the health care of tobacco users. Indiana spends $2.2 billion on health care associated with tobacco use each y
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Sep 3, 2018 15:06
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[Indiana] Study says cigarettes, e-cigarettes are economic complements, not alternatives

A new study from Ball State says that by raising taxes on cigarettes, the sales on e-cigarettes fall too, even though they aren't covered under the same tax. About 15 percent of the United States population has a smoking habit according to t
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:21
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[Indiana] Study says cigarettes, e-cigarettes are economic complements, not alternatives

In today's world there are alternatives to cigarettes if you really need a fix, but this study found out that if cigarette sales go down, things like e-cigarettes go down too, even when they aren't covered by the same higher tax.
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Aug 30, 2018 22:43
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[Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio] Survey: Secondhand Smoke More Prevalent Among Low-Income Families

A recent study shows that exposure to secondhand smoke is more prevalent among low-income families. Interact for Health’s 2017 Child Well-Being Survey asked parents and guardians in the Greater Cincinnati region whether they allowed people to smoke in t
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:12
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[Indiana] Goshen community weighs in on proposed smoking/vaping ordinance

An initial vote has been taken and now it’s time for more study, debate and community input before a final decision on Goshen’s proposed smoking/vaping ordinance can be made. Goshen City Council members approved the proposed ordinance on first reading T
Goshen (IN) News
added Aug 25, 2018 14:10
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[Indiana] Mark Bennett: Dr. Garcia helped give Vigo Countians smoke-free workplaces

That effort went on for most of Garcia’s 11 years as chief health officer. His courage and tenacity in continuing to push for a countywide clean-air ordinance was one of many highlights of his life. Garcia died last Friday at 84. Today, most of us don’t
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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