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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Discrimination and public smoking bans

When considering the Indiana Supreme Court’s upholding of Indianapolis’ smoking ban, it might help to do a little thinking about what “discrimination” is. To the court, it means treating two like businesses differently.
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added Apr 14, 2016 14:57

Indiana Supreme Court upholds Indy smoking ban

Prohibiting smoking in bars and restaurants while allowing it in satellite gambling facilities does not violate the Indiana Constitution, the state's highest court ruled Monday. The decision comes several months after the Indiana Court of Appeals found t
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Apr 12, 2016 22:20

State Supreme Court Rules Indianapolis Smoking Ban Is Legal

The State Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Indianapolis can ban smoking inside all buildings, including bars and restaurants, and that it could legally exempt the Winner’s Circle gambling facility — even though it has a bar and restaurant inside.
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Apr 12, 2016 21:55
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[Indiana] Grant will fund smoking cessation study ($$)

The Bloomington Hospital Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Indiana University’s School of Public Health for a smoking cessation study. The study is part of an intervention and research project called CEASE, which stands for the Clinical Effort Aga
Bloomington (IN) Herald-Times
added Apr 8, 2016 10:09

[Indiana] South Bend bars offer blueprint for smoke-free success

Smoke Free St. Joe, a coalition of local, state and national partners working to promote smoke-free policies countywide, has promised to assist local businesses with the transition. “It’s not about putting any businesses out of business,” Latorya Greene,
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Apr 3, 2016 18:02

[Indiana] South Bend Council approves smoking ban on 6-3 vote

Common Council voted 6-3 Tuesday in favor of an expanded ban on smoking in bars, taverns, casinos, private clubs and tobacco shops — basically all workplaces in South Bend — in what supporters hailed as a victory for public health.
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Mar 30, 2016 21:18

[Indiana] GUTIERREZ/KARAM: Smokefree workplaces for social justice

Smoking is not, as Hollywood would like us to believe, a lifestyle choice of the rich and famous. In the real world, tobacco use is an affliction that destroys the health and shortens the lives of society’s most vulnerable populations...Adult smoking rate
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Mar 28, 2016 14:24

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Time to pass a smoking ban in South Bend

Other cities have adopted smoking bans and not suffered the scorched-earth impact opponents consistently predict. Hoosier cities such as Elkhart, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis have voted to ban smoking. South Bend needs to join them.
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Mar 27, 2016 14:54

[Indiana] Letters: Smoking battle could soon be decided

South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Mar 26, 2016 15:49

[Indiana] South Bend smoking ban may end up in court

South Bend bar owners are preparing for a possible legal battle should the city expand the smoking ban here to include bars and taverns. A measure before the Common Council would ban smoking and “vaping” in bars, taverns, casinos, private clubs and tobacc
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Mar 20, 2016 23:21
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