The average smoking rate for the country is 19.6 percent, while Indiana is 24 percent.
Indiana has received 23.3 inches of snow this month, making it the third snowiest January on record.
More 25- to 64-year-olds are dying of the flu than in previous years.
Hoosiers' identities will be verified through a new system with the aim of preventing identity theft.
The swine flu is the same strain that caused a pandemic and killed 40 people in Indiana in 2009.
The winter storm has left thousands without power around the state, but the number of outages is dropping.
Temperatures are expected to dip to 12 degrees below zero with a windchill factor making it feel like 30 degrees below zero.
The legislature will not convene Monday as originally planned because of the low temperatures and heavy snow.
Americans United filed a motion this week on behalf of three students to joint the contraceptives lawsuit on the side of the federal government.
Indiana ranks fourth highest in the nation for children ages four to 17 diagnosed with Attention Hyper Activity Disorder.