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[Indiana] FERGUSON: Raising cigarette tax will improve health

Tobacco Free Indiana and the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, two coalitions representing more than 100 partners from business, health, advocacy and community organizations are working together on a solution to reduce smoking in Indiana. The solution:
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Feb 1, 2017 14:08

[Indiana] Get ready for a smoking-hot debate over cigarette taxes

Three bills going through the Indiana General Assembly aim to increase taxes on a pack of cigarettes by up to $2 a pack in an effort to reduce the smoking epidemic in Indiana. Indiana ranks 41st among all states for overall health, and 44th for smoking r
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 31, 2017 17:16

[Indiana] 'Remarkable' E-Cig Liquid Law Partly Put Out By 7th Circ. ($$)

struck down as unconstitutional portions of an Indiana law that sought to regulate vapor pen and e-cigarette liquid manufacturers that sell their products in the state, finding that the requirements it placed on out-of-state companies violated the U.S. Co
added Jan 31, 2017 16:02
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[Indiana] Tobacco Ban Proposed for ISU Campus

Tobacco-Free Blue is proposing a tobacco ban on ISU’s campus that wouldn’t just cover cigarettes. It would also include chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. It would also mean designated smoking shacks would go away.
WTHI-TV (Terre Haute, IN)
added Jan 31, 2017 01:07

[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

U.S. appeals court voids part of Indiana vaping law

7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Indiana went too far by subjecting out-of-state manufacturers to detailed rules for such things as sinks, cleaning equipment and even contracts with outside security firms, and could not enforce those rules against t
added Jan 30, 2017 22:44

[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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