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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

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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Indiana public housing now smoke-free after federal rule

In Indiana, 23,000 people live in public housing, and about a third of all adults in public housing smoke. According to the American Lung Association, the new rule will protect 760,000 children from exposure to secondhand smoke.
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Aug 1, 2018 19:09
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how a group of indiana youth is changing social norms around smoking

16-year-old Pinner is raising awareness of the issue of smoking in movies and popular culture with her peers through the “Reinvent the Reel” grant program from Truth Initiative® and Trinity Health...the Youth Media Institute at Indiana Black Expo, Inc. in
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 27, 2018 18:07
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[Indiana] Judge drops suit of church that wants pot to be sacrament

The First Church of Cannabis filed the lawsuit on grounds that pot was considered a sacrament under Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act. In her dismissal order, Judge Sheryl Lynch said the church's love for marijuana does not count as practicin
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 9, 2018 16:12
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[Indiana] Study: State should spend more on smoking-prevention efforts

For more than two years, a coalition of public health, business and insurance interests, called the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, has been pushing without success for Indiana to raise the tax on cigarettes, increase the legal age of smoking from 18 t
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jun 16, 2018 11:33
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