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[Indiana] Common Council to meet 7 p.m. Monday for "smoke free" resolution; members clash on approach

Kokomo Common Council has set a meeting time to vote on a resolution that would allow a Howard County smoking ban ordinance to supersede city code. The council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in City Hall to act on the “Resolution in Support of Smoke Free Ind
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Mar 3, 2017 03:26

[Indiana] City, county to vote Monday to prohibit smoking in bars, clubs

Howard County Board of Commissioners and Kokomo Common Council will vote Monday on measures that would establish a county- and city-wide smoking ban in bars, taverns, private clubs and other places. The legislation...would reverse previous exceptions ena
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Mar 2, 2017 12:01

[Indiana] Feldman: Invest in health, raise cigarette tax

Indiana’s cigarette tax is well below the national average and less than all of our surrounding states, except for the tobacco state of Kentucky. Let this legislative session be the beginning of a healthier century by passing the cigarette tax.
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56

[Indiana] Secondhand smoke: A silent killer for pets

Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12

[Indiana] Cigarette tax increase included in GOP's proposed state budget

As part of their state budget proposal, House Republicans have included a one dollar per pack increase in the cigarette tax. Those who support the tax said it could help drive people to quit smoking, and in turn help our state get healthier. But those
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Feb 16, 2017 00:50

[Indiana] Batesville Bans Smoking In Most Parks

Batesville City Council voted Monday to enact the ordinance banning smoking in nearly all the city’s public parks. The ban also applies to e-cigarettes and vaping. The lone exception is Liberty Park. Batesville Parks and Recreation Director Mike Baumer
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53

[Indiana] WININGER: Smokers always bullied, no matter the power in charge

Non-smoking groups are present here in Terre Haute, too. A group here at Indiana State University wants to restrict, or should I say oppress, smokers even further. If approved, the ban would not only prohibit smoking, which is already severely restricted
Indiana Statesman (Indiana State U.)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31

Indiana bill would hike cigarette tax, smoking age

New state legislation that would significantly increase cigarette taxes and raise the age limit to buy them and other tobacco products is before the Indiana Ways and Means Committee after gaining Public Health Committee approval last week. (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Feb 7, 2017 21:15

[Indiana] Cigarette tax proposal targets smoking while raising revenue

Health advocates and some lawmakers hope raising Indiana's cigarette tax by $1.50 will create a strong smoking disincentive. Public health officials say the increase is a proactive approach to reducing one of the country's worst smoking rates. It also c
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06

Proposed Bills Could Drastically Affect Indiana’s Tobacco Users

This week on Noon Edition, we'll discuss a proposed bill that would raise the smoking age and increase taxes on cigarettes.
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Feb 3, 2017 19:17
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