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December 1, 2014

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

American Cancer Society Explores New Ways To Curb Smoking

The General Assembly passed a statewide smoking ban two years ago, but American Cancer Society officials want to further incentivize Hoosiers to quit smoking.

August 21, 2014

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

Health Report Says Indiana Needs Higher Tobacco Tax

The American Cancer Society says Indiana's smoking ban isn't comprehensive enough, and the group is pushing for a tobacco tax increase.

July 21, 2014

 

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Report: Indiana Improves Pain Management Health Care

A report from the American Cancer Society says Indiana's pain management policies have significantly improved. The state went from a grade of C+ to a B.

March 13, 2013

 

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Proposed State Budget Decreases Smoking Cessation Funding

The current budget passed by the House cuts $3 million from the health department's Tobacco Prevention and Cessation program.

December 7, 2012

 

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Tobacco-Free Advocates Call For More Prevention Funding

A recent report shows Indiana spends $9.3 million on tobacco prevention programs, which is one-eighth of what a national health organization recommends.

August 9, 2012

 

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Report: Indiana Not Doing Enough To Prevent Cancer

The American Cancer Society says Indiana needs to improve its cancer prevention efforts.

September 30, 2011

 

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Women Seeking Breast Cancer Information Have New Guide

The release coincides with the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

June 20, 2011

 

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Cancer Society Says IN Could Save Millions With Smoking Ban

A comprehensive smoking ban in Indiana could save over $84 million in costs that currently go to treating smoking-related illnesses and complications.

March 8, 2011

 

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Advocates Want Hoosiers Screened

More than 1,100 residents are expected to die from the disease this year.

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