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Indiana bill would hike cigarette tax, smoking age

New state legislation that would significantly increase cigarette taxes and raise the age limit to buy them and other tobacco products is before the Indiana Ways and Means Committee after gaining Public Health Committee approval last week.
News-Tribune.net (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Feb 7, 2017 21:15
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[Indiana] Cigarette tax proposal targets smoking while raising revenue

Health advocates and some lawmakers hope raising Indiana's cigarette tax by $1.50 will create a strong smoking disincentive. Public health officials say the increase is a proactive approach to reducing one of the country's worst smoking rates. It also c
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06
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Proposed Bills Could Drastically Affect Indiana’s Tobacco Users

This week on Noon Edition, we'll discuss a proposed bill that would raise the smoking age and increase taxes on cigarettes.
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Feb 3, 2017 19:17
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7th Circuit: Indiana Law On E-Cigarette Manufacturing Is Unconstitutional ($$)

an Indiana law that regulates the manufacturing and distribution of vapor pens and liquids used in e-cigarettes violates the dormant commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution, reversing a grant of summary judgment to the state and remanding to the trial co
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 2, 2017 19:49
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[Indiana] FERGUSON: Raising cigarette tax will improve health

Tobacco Free Indiana and the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, two coalitions representing more than 100 partners from business, health, advocacy and community organizations are working together on a solution to reduce smoking in Indiana. The solution:
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Feb 1, 2017 14:08
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[Indiana] Get ready for a smoking-hot debate over cigarette taxes

Three bills going through the Indiana General Assembly aim to increase taxes on a pack of cigarettes by up to $2 a pack in an effort to reduce the smoking epidemic in Indiana. Indiana ranks 41st among all states for overall health, and 44th for smoking r
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 31, 2017 17:16
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[Indiana] 'Remarkable' E-Cig Liquid Law Partly Put Out By 7th Circ. ($$)

struck down as unconstitutional portions of an Indiana law that sought to regulate vapor pen and e-cigarette liquid manufacturers that sell their products in the state, finding that the requirements it placed on out-of-state companies violated the U.S. Co
Law360
added Jan 31, 2017 16:02
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[Indiana] Tobacco Ban Proposed for ISU Campus

Tobacco-Free Blue is proposing a tobacco ban on ISU’s campus that wouldn’t just cover cigarettes. It would also include chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. It would also mean designated smoking shacks would go away.
WTHI-TV (Terre Haute, IN)
added Jan 31, 2017 01:07
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[Indiana] Elusive funding for Mike Pence’s bicentennial projects dogs his home state

In the two-year state spending plan Holcomb sent to lawmakers earlier this month, he sought to use money from the state's Tobacco Master Settlement fund to pay for the projects. Money in that fund comes from a 1998 multistate lawsuit settlement with big
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jan 30, 2017 23:41
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U.S. appeals court voids part of Indiana vaping law

7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Indiana went too far by subjecting out-of-state manufacturers to detailed rules for such things as sinks, cleaning equipment and even contracts with outside security firms, and could not enforce those rules against t
Reuters
added Jan 30, 2017 22:44
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