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Advocates push to raise Indiana's smoking age, cigarette tax and repeal 'smokers bill of rights'

A major coalition of business, healthcare, non-profit and education leaders unveiled their push Thursday to raise Indiana’s cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack. The group is calling the movement ‘Raise it for Health’ and is promising a major statewide campai
WTTV-TV CBS4 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Dec 10, 2016 18:31
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[Indiana] Vaping firms, casino company have surprising ties

Centaur Gaming isn’t a licensed player in the e-liquid industry... Three of the six firms initially authorized by the state Alcohol and Tobacco Commission to manufacture e-liquids to sell in Indiana have owners who either work for Centaur or were sharehol
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Dec 4, 2016 21:20
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[Indiana] FIDDIAN-GREEN: Vaping is not a proven way to stop smoking

In Indiana, current tobacco-control funding is one-tenth of the level recommended by national public health experts. We need to increase this funding so we can prevent Hoosiers from ever smoking and support those on the journey to quit. We don’t yet hav
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Dec 4, 2016 21:18
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[Indiana] Public housing goes smoke free

Nine housing authorities in Indiana are already smoke-free, including: Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Kokomo and Evansville. In the last 12 months, the Lung Association has assisted more than 20 properties in going smoke-free with the Smokefree Housing Indian
Kendallville (IN) News-Sun, Evening Star & Herald-Republican
added Dec 1, 2016 04:45
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[Indiana] Parks consider smoke-free initiative

Greenfield Parks and Recreation Department superintendent Ellen Kuker began researching the possibility of a ban about two months ago, reaching out to the Indiana Parks and Recreation Association to find out whether other parks departments have chosen to
Greenfield (IN) Daily Reporter
added Nov 30, 2016 19:36
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[Indiana] BRIAN HOWEY: Pence strikes victory match, no exploding cigars here

Pence responded by giving me a box of Punch cigars (one of my favorites, by the way). The man had a sense of humor he used to beguile those taking exception to policy and practice.
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Nov 28, 2016 02:01
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VIDEO: Group wants to raise cigarette tax to combat tobacco use in Indiana / New health alliance has a four-part plan

Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, a new coalition announced Thursday....Tobacco costs Indiana $6 billion annually...The Alliance has a four-part plan to combat tobacco use in Indiana:... Repeal the 'Smokers Bill of Rights'
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Nov 17, 2016 23:56
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[Indiana] CAP plans smoke free housing workshop

Community Action Program Inc. of Western Indiana is offering training on smoke free housing to landlords and managers of multi-unit housing complexes in Benton, Montgomery, Fountain, Parke, Vermillion, and Warren counties. Smoke free housing is growing i
Crawfordsville (IN) Journal Review
added Oct 25, 2016 13:34
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[Indiana] Daniels asks campus to explore total tobacco ban

In a University Senate meeting on Wednesday, Daniels asked the senate to consider this change. The University Resources Policy Committee has been asked to explore the Purdue community’s opinion about the ban. Alan Friedman, associate professor of biolog
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Oct 23, 2016 13:29
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[Indiana] Purdue campus could go smoke-free

President Mitch Daniels is calling for an entirely smoke-free campus, but not everyone sees it as a smart step for the university. Daniels proposed the idea to the University Senate at its meeting Wednesday. He told the group he's gathering feedback from
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Oct 22, 2016 20:28
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