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December 3, 2013

 

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‘Smoker’s Bill Of Rights’ Could Be Repealed Next Session

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is proposing to repeal legislation that protects smokers from employment discrimination because of healthcare costs.

October 17, 2013

 

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Indiana Set To Lose $60 Million From Tobacco Settlement

The money was supposed to be used for smoking cessation and other health programs.

October 9, 2013

 

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IU School Of Public Health Fights To End Prenatal Smoking

The IU School of Public Health received a $900,000 grant to help the 17 percent of pregnant Hoosiers who smoke, quit.

May 28, 2013

 

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Anti-smoking Groups Steamed At Loss Of State Funding

Tobacco cessation efforts get $5 million in the current state budget, which is down from $8 million in the previous biennium.

April 8, 2013

 

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Indiana Pregnant Women Who Smoke Doubles National Average

Officials hope the state’s new smoking ban will help lower the rate.

December 11, 2012

 

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Report Ranks Indiana Among Ten Least Healthy States

An America‘s Health Ranking report puts Indiana 41st for overall health, considering a variety of preventable health issues including smoking and obesity.

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.

October 11, 2012

 

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Greene County Hospital Going Smoke Free In November

The Greene County General Hospital is one of the last hospitals in the state to prohibit smoking on its campus.

June 18, 2012

 

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Governor Wants Statewide Health Program To Continue

INShape Indiana is now its own department within the Department of Health.

April 20, 2012

 

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Indianapolis Mayor Signs City-wide Smoking Ban

The Indianapolis smoking ban exempts some specialized businesses.

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