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[Indiana] When a 'vape' is more than just a 'vape'

“Vape pens are sweeping the country, but what we are quickly finding out (and many people still don’t know) is what is actually inside those vape pens. First, there are no absolutes when you talk about a vape pen or e- cigarette. There are vapes that w
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Apr 13, 2017 14:52
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[Indiana] Issues with vaping law left unresolved

House and Senate members are hashing out differences over a bill that will overhaul the state’s current vaping law, which created a monopoly in the industry. “In general the bill is in the form I like it in. There may be some minor tweaks,” Sen. Randy H
NUVO (Indianapolis, IN)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:06
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: State squandering chance to cut tobacco use

Indiana has an above-average smoking rate and a below-average tax on cigarettes. There is a connection, which is why health advocates were thrilled when legislators began talking about raising that tax this session as they struggled to find ways to focus
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Apr 10, 2017 15:00
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Lawmakers appear unlikely to increase cigarette tax in Indiana

Last year, legislation died after former Gov. Mike Pence and the GOP-controlled Senate opposed it. This year, it’s new Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Senate opposing an increase pushed by House Republicans.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2017 19:42
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Indiana Moves Closer to Repealing E-Liquid Regulations

The House has voted to roll back regulations on vape manufacturers -- but not all the way. A 2015 law which took effect last year imposes strict requirements on the manufacture of the liquids used in e-cigarettes, including a "clean room" with 24/7 vid
WIBC 91.3 FM (Indianapolis, IN)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:04
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[Indiana] E-CIG DANGER DRAWS OBJECTIONS FROM WAREHOUSE COMPANY

Concerned about e-cig danger, an Indiana warehousing company is objecting to an e-cigarette manufacturer’s plan to abandon its warehoused inventory. The manufacturer, NJOY Inc., is now seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. NJOY has stored its e-cigar
Top Class Actions
added Apr 4, 2017 17:35
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[Indiana, Kentucky] Why Many Tobacco-Friendly Business Groups Are Now Switching Sides

Smoking restrictions often are part of broader wellness initiatives, such as promoting exercise and nutrition, aimed at improving health—and business. "Smoking isn't just killing us, it's bankrupting us," said Ashli Watts, a spokeswoman with the Chamber o
Reuters
added Apr 3, 2017 17:24
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[Indiana] Smoking banned in Jeffersonville parks

At Monday's meeting, the authority unanimously approved new rules prohibiting all forms of smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes and other inhaled vapor devices. Bill Burns, president of the Jeffersonville Parks Authority, said that talks
News-Tribune.net (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:14
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[Indiana] AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING SMOKE FREE AIR REGULATIONS FOR WORKPLACES AND PUBLIC PLACES IN HOWARD COUNTY

WHEREAS, there is overwhelming consensus in the medical and scientific communities that exposure to secondhand smoke causes death and disease in nonsmokers. Numerous major scientific reports have confirmed and reaffirmed that there is no known safe leve
Kokomo (IN) Herald
added Mar 14, 2017 15:48
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Indiana House GOP open to smaller cigarette tax increase

The leader of the Indiana House says he is willing to back down at least partially on a proposed $1 cigarette tax increase. Tobacco and convenience store trade groups have opposed the increase the House endorsed last month, along with many Republicans in
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 9, 2017 21:36
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