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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

[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

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

[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

[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

Tobacco Use Costs Indiana Billions. How Can The State Bring Those Costs Down?

Paul Halverson, dean of the school of public health and lead author of the report, spoke with Side Effects about why the costs are so high and what can be done to reduce them.
WBAA (West Lafayette, IN)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:52

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Addressing the economic costs of addiction

The toll from tobacco alone comes to $6.8 billion...The General Assembly has continually raided money intended to pay for smoking cessation efforts and public initiatives aimed at helping smokers... It’s not only a critical public health issue, it’s also
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50

Fairbanks study: Indiana should raise cigarette tax, smoking age

Indiana should raise the legal age for smoking from 18 to 21 and increase the state tax on cigarettes by as much as $3 a pack, says a new study that warns the tobacco epidemic is costing the state nearly $7 billion a year in health care and lost producti
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Sep 8, 2016 19:56

FIDDIAN-GREEN/HAVERSON: Comment: Ending Indiana's opioid, tobacco addictions requires action from all

he death toll from smoking equates to more than two fatal 747 airplane crashes each month.... Efforts to decrease tobacco access, such as raising the cigarette tax and increasing the legal smoking age, deter usage, as similar efforts across the country ha
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Sep 8, 2016 19:54
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