The General Assembly passed a statewide smoking ban two years ago, but American Cancer Society officials want to further incentivize Hoosiers to quit smoking.
Kokomo’s Common Council is just two weeks away from approving a new smoking ban that would limit lighting up in 21 and over bars, clubs and lounges.
Kokomo is considering an ordinance that would ban smoking in bars, taverns and clubs.
The American Cancer Society says Indiana's smoking ban isn't comprehensive enough, and the group is pushing for a tobacco tax increase.
The Indianapolis International Airport Authority voted today to expand its smoking ban to include e-cigarettes.
Such a move would remove exemptions from the ban currently enjoyed by bars and taverns.
The current budget passed by the House cuts $3 million from the health department's Tobacco Prevention and Cessation program.
Johnson County officials voted to repeal the ban before it went into effect Jan. 1 after concerns were raised from local businesses.
Despite a city council vote of 4-2 for the ban, some residents say they are not pleased.
The Columbus ordinance is stricter than the state smoking ban that provides exemptions for bars, taverns and private clubs.