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January 2, 2015

 

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Indiana Attorney General Proposes New Restrictions On E-Cigs

The attorney general's proposal would include e-cigarettes in the statewide smoking ban.

September 26, 2014

 

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Researchers Study Evidence On Electronic Cigarette Safety

Researchers say e-cigarettes may be worse for your health than their makers let on, and the FDA hasn't taken action due to a lack of conclusive evidence.

June 26, 2014

 

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Indiana Settles Tobacco Settlement Dispute

Indiana reached a settlement with tobacco companies Thursday that will pay the state $93 million this year and $124 million next year.

May 2, 2014

 

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How Indiana Is Handling The Growth Of The E-Cigarette Market

State Department of Health officials say they do not plan to regulate e-cigarettes any further until they receive more direction from the FDA.

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.

March 7, 2014

 

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What Hemp Legalization Would Look Like In Indiana

Hemp advocates say legalizing the plant could be a boon to Indiana's economy.

December 5, 2013

 

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Attorney General Appeals Lawsuit Regarding Tobacco Funds

Attorney General Greg Zoeller appealed a lawsuit that takes away $60 million the State earned from a tobacco settlement and was being used for health care.

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.

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.

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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