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EDITORIAL: State of alarm: Indiana smokers in unwelcome company

Indiana's political leaders boast of low tax rates, but they do Hoosiers a great disservice in ignoring our tobacco problem. Indiana's estimated annual health care costs directly linked to smoking total $2.93 billion and 11,100 lives
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Oct 13, 2017 06:45
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As Part Of 'Tobacco Nation,' Indiana Has A Smoking Rate On Par With Developing Countries

Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Dean Paul Halverson was not surprised to see Indiana highlighted in the report. “We are horrible when it comes to funding public health,” he said. “We’re ranked 49th in 50 states in our per capita investment
WMOT (Murfreesboro, TN)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:00
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[Indiana] LETTER: Go smoke-free during Fire Prevention Week

October 8-14 is Fire Prevention Week, a national event to raise awareness for fire safety. This year the Washington Housing Authority is helping reduce the number of fires in Washington by making its properties smoke-free. In addition to health benefits
Washington (IN) Times-Herald
added Oct 11, 2017 15:31
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[Indiana] Town hall set for smoking rule

Smoke Free Seymour is seeking the support of the public and city officials to strengthen the city’s nearly 11-year-old smoking law by adding some new restrictions. The group is proposing four major changes to the ordinance. Those changes and other ideas
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Oct 10, 2017 20:34
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[Indiana] Celebrating World Heart Day

Sept. 29 is World Heart Day...24 percent of coronary heart disease deaths among U.S. adults age 35 and older are due to smoking, and about 34,000 heart disease deaths nationwide are due to secondhand smoke.
Washington (IN) Times-Herald
added Sep 30, 2017 21:36
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[Indiana] City is going smoke-free

The move to prohibit smoking on city-owned property isn’t a done deal, but the New Castle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading earlier this week that will make it illegal to smoke in city-owned buildings and on most city-owned pr
New Castle (IN) Courier-Times
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[Indiana] Youth Survey Finds Vaping, Tobacco And Drug Use Down

This year the 27th Youth Survey from the Indiana University’s Indiana Prevention Resource Center analyzed answers from more than 126,000 Hoosier students......The study first included the use of electronic vaping products two years ago and has found a st
WBAA (West Lafayette, IN)
added Aug 25, 2017 21:40
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[Indiana] The snuff that stories are made of

The snuff ball I found in the Bindley Pharmacy at the Museum weighs a pound. The ornate label, which takes up about one third of the ball’s surface, tells us that it is ACCO SCOTCH & BAPPEE SNUFF, MANUFACTURED and Sold by American Snuff, Memphis, Tenn. O
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 21, 2017 00:30
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[Delaware, Indiana] Bankrupt E-Cig Co. Asserts Disposal Of Inventory Is Harmless ($$)

trustee for e-cigarette maker NJOY Inc. on Friday asked a judge to approve the abandonment of 3,400 pallets of e-cigarettes at a warehouse whose owner says proper disposal of the products will cost $800,000, given the lithium batteries and tobacco they co
Law360
added Aug 24, 2017 18:29
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Proposed citywide smoking ban a step too far

While we certainly agree with Nafziger that secondhand smoke contains harmful chemicals and do not condone exposing children and adults who frequent city parks to those effects, telling local business owners that they must eradicate smoking — and therefo
Goshen (IN) News
added Aug 11, 2017 15:54
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