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[Indiana] Elusive funding for Mike Pence’s bicentennial projects dogs his home state

In the two-year state spending plan Holcomb sent to lawmakers earlier this month, he sought to use money from the state's Tobacco Master Settlement fund to pay for the projects. Money in that fund comes from a 1998 multistate lawsuit settlement with big
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jan 30, 2017 23:41

[Indiana] Editorial: GOP finally sees Vape law problems

Indiana House Republican leaders now want to overhaul a vape law that would have created a monopoly....the amended law stipulated that an independent security firm would inspect e-liquid products before they could be sold in Indiana.... The folly and unfa
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Jan 30, 2017 14:39

[Indiana] FELDMAN: Flashpoint: Raising smoking age to 21 makes lots of health sense 9 hrs ago

The drinking age is 21 in all states, and tobacco is more dangerous than alcohol. And further, tobacco is also the only legally available product which kills the consumer when used exactly as intended.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Jan 29, 2017 17:14
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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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