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September 8, 2016

 

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Addiction Costs Indiana Billions Of Dollars, Studies Say

Tobacco use costs taxpayers, healthcare providers and employers $6.8 billion each year. The cost for opioid overdose deaths was $1.4 billion in 2014.

September 6, 2016

 

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Opposition To New E-Cig Regulations Growing Among Producers

Since Indiana's new vaping law took effect, the number of legal manufacturers went from well over a hundred…to seven.

May 15, 2016

 

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Indiana Vape Shop Owners Say FDA Rules Will Shut Them Down

The FDA says the rules are aimed at improving public safety and curbing teen use, but vape shops say they'll kill the industry.

February 16, 2016

 

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Advocates Argue Health Benefits Of Raising Cigarette Tax

A proposal lawmakers are considering would roughly double the state's cigarette tax.

December 29, 2015

 

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Why Roads, Not Cancer Concerns, Could Lead To Cig Tax Hike

Indiana hasn't raised its cigarette tax in eight years.

October 27, 2015

 

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine raises new question about the safety of E-cigarettes.

Academy Of Pediatrics Wants Tighter E-Cig Regulations

The AAP calls for a couple of steps Indiana has already taken, such as making e-cigarettes off limits to minors and requiring cartridges to be tamper-proof.

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.

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