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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Let’s make strides on smoking crisis by raising smoking age

At first glance, it might seem surprising that the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has made raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 one of its nine priorities... By itself, the age increase won’t solve the problems that regularly land Indiana on lists of
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 8, 2018 14:44
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Workforce issues top IBJ’s agenda for Legislature

Smoking: We said here recently that raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 is a no-brainer. But we also think it’s silly to have a smokers’ bill of rights that provides employment protection to smokers. We come down on the side of the Indiana Ch
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 8, 2018 14:44
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[Indiana] Health, business coalition seeks to repeal 'smoker's bill of rights'

The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana—a coalition of hospitals, insurers, businesses and others—says it’s time to roll back a 27-year-old state law that prohibits employers from screening job candidates for tobacco use. They are pushing new legislation,
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 7, 2018 21:41
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Indiana group pushes for repeal of protections for smokers

the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana wants to get rid of state law that bans employers from screening job candidates for tobacco use. The group supports a bill introduced by Republican Sen. Liz Brown of Fort Wayne to repeal the 1991 law. The measure woul
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2018 21:38
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[Indiana] Corydon man credits program for no longer craving cigarettes

Jeff Jones smoked since he was 14, tried to quit in 1999 and 2006, and finally, this year, after enrolling in the Freedom From Smoking program at Floyd Memorial Hospital, Jones has been cigarette-free for about 10 months.
News-Tribune.net (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:41
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[Indiana] New smoking rules get initial OK

City council voted 4-3 on first read Monday night to ban smoking from gatherings of 50 or more people on public property such as streets, parking lots and parks. Another amendment bans the use of electronic smoking devices such as e-cigarettes and vape p
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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[Indiana] LAUTENBERG: THE HAZARDOUS NOMINEE WHO COULD LEAD THE EPA'S CHEMICAL SAFETY PROGRAM

As a Senator, my late husband, Frank Lautenberg, made it his mission to fight for the health of Americans...Dourson is certainly not unique in doing this kind of work: There are plenty of scientists who worked for big tobacco, and more recently the chemi
WTHI-TV (Terre Haute, IN)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:33
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[Indiana] Smoking ordinance tabled

Due to the absence of Councilmen John Reinhart and Dave Earley from Monday night’s city council meeting, the issue was tabled until the Dec. 11 meeting.
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Nov 29, 2017 15:21
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[Indiana] Clearing the Smoke

Kicking the smoking habit can be hard, but the “Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program in the Wabash Valley are helping. The organization is using the “Great American Smokeout” on November 16 to encourage smokers to quit for one day; which hopefully c
WTWO TV2 (Terre Haute, IN)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:30
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[Indiana] Council seeking more information from committee before new restrictions vote

City Council did not vote Monday night on proposed new restrictions to the city’s existing smoking ordinance. Instead, the issue was forwarded to the council’s governmental affairs committee for further study. That committee, made up of council members M
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Nov 16, 2017 00:04
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