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October 12, 2015

 

Smoking

Study Committee Considers Smoking Ban, E-Cigarette Changes

The study committee will recommend whether legislators should take the issues up during the next legislative session.

October 9, 2015

 

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ October 9, 2015

Legislators are considering whether stricter laws may be necessary to reduce Indiana's smoking rate and we profile openly gay South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

September 14, 2015

 

Over a quarter of polled Connecticut teens are using e-cigarettes for marijuana consumption.

Report: Teens Using E-Cigarettes To Smoke Marijuana

A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatrics found teenagers are apparently using e-cigarettes to smoke marijuana in addition to tobacco.

May 29, 2015

 

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis

Here’s What Study Committees Will Cover This Summer

ISTEP, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, and redistricting are among more than 40 topics assigned to legislative study committees this summer.

November 13, 2014

 

Pregnant woman smoking.

Anti-Smoking Program Pushes To Lower Infant Mortality Rate

More than 16 percent of Hoosier pregnant women report smoking — double the national average.

September 9, 2014

 

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

Kokomo Council Votes Down Expanded Smoking Ban

A Kokomo councilman's change of heart caused a smoking ban to be defeated Monday night.

June 28, 2014

 

cigarette

Kokomo City Council To Consider Citywide Smoking Ban

The ban will make businesses currently exempt from the statewide smoking ban, non-smoking.

April 1, 2014

 

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

CDC: Indiana Medicaid Provides Good Anti-Smoking Treatment

Indiana offers health coverage to Medicaid patients for tobacco cessation programs, but anti-smoking advocates say that's not enough.

January 22, 2014

 

ashtray, smoking, cigarette

Indiana Tobacco Use Higher Than National Average

The average smoking rate for the country is 19.6 percent, while Indiana is 24 percent.

December 6, 2013

 

Pregnant woman smoking.

Youth Institute: Local Efforts Combat Infant Mortality

The Indiana Youth Institute says many factors contributing to high infant mortality are preventable, including smoking and obesity.

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