Legislators on both sides of the aisle say they will have to compromise if they want to pass a smoking ban in Indiana.
Smoke Free Indy is trying to convince the Indianapolis City Council and mayor to pass a tougher smoking ban before Super Bowl visitors arrive.
Research shows some campus-wide smoking bans have powerful positive effects, even when they’re not enforced.
The smoking rate in Indiana has decreased by 23% dropping from 27.4% to 21.2% from 2001 to 2010.
E-cigarettes have fallen through the cracks of FDA regulation because they’re not considered drugs.
A comprehensive smoking ban in Indiana could save over $84 million in costs that currently go to treating smoking-related illnesses and complications.
A study found that a smoke-free air law in Fort Wayne did not decrease the number of customers attending the off-track betting facility in that area.
A bill proposing a ban on smoking in public places was heard by an Indiana Senate committee for the first time Wednesday.