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Indiana public housing now smoke-free after federal rule

In Indiana, 23,000 people live in public housing, and about a third of all adults in public housing smoke. According to the American Lung Association, the new rule will protect 760,000 children from exposure to secondhand smoke.
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Aug 1, 2018 19:09
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how a group of indiana youth is changing social norms around smoking

16-year-old Pinner is raising awareness of the issue of smoking in movies and popular culture with her peers through the “Reinvent the Reel” grant program from Truth Initiative® and Trinity Health...the Youth Media Institute at Indiana Black Expo, Inc. in
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 27, 2018 18:07
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[Indiana] Judge drops suit of church that wants pot to be sacrament

The First Church of Cannabis filed the lawsuit on grounds that pot was considered a sacrament under Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act. In her dismissal order, Judge Sheryl Lynch said the church's love for marijuana does not count as practicin
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 9, 2018 16:12
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[Indiana] Study: State should spend more on smoking-prevention efforts

For more than two years, a coalition of public health, business and insurance interests, called the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, has been pushing without success for Indiana to raise the tax on cigarettes, increase the legal age of smoking from 18 t
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jun 16, 2018 11:33
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New Report Underscores Indiana’s Dangerous Underfunding of Tobacco Control; State Needs to Boost Spending to Improve Health, Economic Competitiveness

the state will collect over half a billion dollars in revenue this year from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend just over 1percent of the money on programs to prevent kids using tobacco and help smokers quit. Indiana’s high smo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:33
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Study: Indiana's Tobacco Control Efforts Woefully Underfunded

Comprehensive tobacco control efforts play a powerful role in reducing smoking and the health and economic toll of the smoking epidemic. But Indiana woefully underfunds these initiatives, falling far below federal recommendations and dollars spent in othe
PR Newswire
added Jun 5, 2018 16:16
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[Indiana] Health expert says e-cig liquid still a danger to young children

A local health expert has a warning about the dangers of nicotine poisoning in kids. He said they have gotten calls into the Indiana Poison Center ever since e-cigarettes hit the market years ago. The problem is that sometimes e-cigarettes have packagi
WISH-TV Channel 8 (Indianapolis, IN)
added May 7, 2018 17:07
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Free tobacco cessation tools offered to Indiana residents

he Indiana Tobacco Quitline is offering Hoosiers who use tobacco free help line to help them quit smoking. The free nicotine replacement therapy promotion begins May 1 and will end when supplies run out. “We want Hoosiers who are addicted to nicotine to
WRBI 103.9 (Batesville, IN)
added May 3, 2018 16:50
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[Indiana] This year's Indy 500 will be first with smoking ban in IMS grandstands

While IMS' smoking ban isn't new, it will be the first 500 that it is in effect. Smoking was allowed in all grandstands for last year's 500 and in some for Carb Day and the IndyCar Grand Prix. However, all IMS grandstands officially became smoke-free a
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Apr 26, 2018 18:43
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[Indiana] Newburgh officials consider smoking ban in parks

the parks department is asking to ban smoking including e-cigarettes. Powell says park officials are concerned about second-hand smoke around kids. The town council tabled and ordinance Wednesday to let the parks department review it. The park board meet
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:20
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