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[Indiana] Howard County commissioners pass ordinance banning smoking in public places

including bars, private clubs and bingo facilities. The Kokomo City Council voted 5-4 to adopt a resolution to follow the county ordinance. Both votes came in front of packed rooms and heated moments during the meetings.
WTTV-TV CBS4 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 7, 2017 12:55

[Indiana] LETTER: A Cheer for the proposed smoking ban

Willie Stroman, Breathe Easy Howard County committee member, sent us this Cheer for the proposed smoking ban: “I applaud the decision of the Howard County Board of Commissioners and Kokomo Common Council to vote on a proposed smoke-free air ordinance. T
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Mar 4, 2017 15:30

VIDEO: Lawmakers vote to repeal Indiana's 'Smoker's Bill of Rights'

Lawmakers are seeking repeal of Indiana’s 1991 “Smokers Bill of Rights” which says employers can’t refuse to hire smokers... It costs business owners in the US more than $5,800 to employ a smoker, according to research from Ohio State University.
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:20
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[Indiana] Common Council to meet 7 p.m. Monday for "smoke free" resolution; members clash on approach

Kokomo Common Council has set a meeting time to vote on a resolution that would allow a Howard County smoking ban ordinance to supersede city code. The council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in City Hall to act on the “Resolution in Support of Smoke Free Ind
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Mar 3, 2017 03:26

[Indiana] City, county to vote Monday to prohibit smoking in bars, clubs

Howard County Board of Commissioners and Kokomo Common Council will vote Monday on measures that would establish a county- and city-wide smoking ban in bars, taverns, private clubs and other places. The legislation...would reverse previous exceptions ena
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Mar 2, 2017 12:01

[Indiana] Feldman: Invest in health, raise cigarette tax

Indiana’s cigarette tax is well below the national average and less than all of our surrounding states, except for the tobacco state of Kentucky. Let this legislative session be the beginning of a healthier century by passing the cigarette tax.
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56

[Indiana] Secondhand smoke: A silent killer for pets

Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12

[Indiana] Cigarette tax increase included in GOP's proposed state budget

As part of their state budget proposal, House Republicans have included a one dollar per pack increase in the cigarette tax. Those who support the tax said it could help drive people to quit smoking, and in turn help our state get healthier. But those
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Feb 16, 2017 00:50

[Indiana] Batesville Bans Smoking In Most Parks

Batesville City Council voted Monday to enact the ordinance banning smoking in nearly all the city’s public parks. The ban also applies to e-cigarettes and vaping. The lone exception is Liberty Park. Batesville Parks and Recreation Director Mike Baumer
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53

[Indiana] WININGER: Smokers always bullied, no matter the power in charge

Non-smoking groups are present here in Terre Haute, too. A group here at Indiana State University wants to restrict, or should I say oppress, smokers even further. If approved, the ban would not only prohibit smoking, which is already severely restricted
Indiana Statesman (Indiana State U.)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31
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