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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Where there's smoke, there's a need to act

The Hoosier state has the nation’s 12th highest smoking rate...Unfortunately, here in Indiana, the General Assembly has over the years raided money intended to pay for ...legislators have options, including making critical investments in tobacco preventi
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jan 26, 2017 22:28
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Indiana Fails American Lung Association Tobacco Report

an “F” grade for funding of state tobacco prevention programs, the level of state tobacco taxes, coverage and access to services to quit tobacco, and the minimum age for the sale of tobacco. The state’s highest grade was a C for the strength of its smoke-
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Jan 26, 2017 17:34
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[Indiana] Henderson Could Cut More Tobacco Ties with Possible Smoking Bans

Henderson could extend its smoking ban to e-cigs and certain public places...It may mean you can't puff in parks, and some are worried about enforcement and economy. Though no decisions or votes were made during the Henderson City Commission work session
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:53
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[Indiana] LETTER: Veterans deserve to breathe clean air

support local and state wide smokefree policies that create supportive environments to help veterans. It also removes barriers that prevent younger generations from visiting veterans’ clubs, where they can learn about veterans’ experiences and the stories
Kokomo (IN) Herald
added Jan 19, 2017 15:15

[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

[Indiana] New vape laws send customers underground

The law required that e-liquids sold by Indiana vendors be manufactured at facilities that meet strict new security guidelines....10 percent of respondents said they took up homebrewing juice after the regulations went into effect. Close to 30 percent sa
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Jan 20, 2017 03:54

Ex-Indiana health commissioner: Raise smoking age to 21

FELDMAN: Any chance in Indiana? Many would think Indiana would probably be one of the last states to enact such a law, but I anticipate such a measure will actually be considered this legislative session. The prestigious Institute of Medicine issued a re
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[Indiana] Editorial: Erase the haze for a healthier community

It’s been almost five years since Indiana enacted a statewide smoking ban in public places. The law, however, excluded bars and casinos... But that loss will be more than made up for by attracting non-smoking customers to venues they long ago fled. It w
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Jan 11, 2017 21:11

[Indiana] No rush to duplicate South Bend's smoking ban

A smoking ban that recently took effect in South Bend hasn’t caused a scramble to follow suit among elected officials in Mishawaka, St. Joseph County and Elkhart County. Smoking of tobacco of any kind is now banned in all South Bend workplaces, includin
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jan 8, 2017 23:53

[Indiana] South Bend begins its ban on smoking in bars

Some South Bend bar owners fought the city’s smoking ban. They argued some of their customers will go to nearby Mishawaka or unincorporated parts of St. Joseph County, where smoking in bars will remain legal, the South Bend Tribune reported.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Jan 4, 2017 06:08
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