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Indiana Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Bill Dies in House

Just a day after a bill seeking to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Indiana to 21-years-old was unanimously passed by its…

Indiana Purchasing Age Increase Clears Committee Without Tax Hike

Indiana’s House Public Health Committee voted 9-0 in favor of H.B. 1380, a bill that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco in the…

Indiana Legislator Seeks Age Increase, Smoking Ban

A pair of anti-tobacco bills were introduced to the Indiana Legislature on Tuesday by Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary; one seeks to limit the places where…

Indiana Bill Seeks to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase to 21

A bill in the Indiana House of Representatives would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. H.B. 1578 makes three…

Smoking in Indiana Cigar Shops Could be Banned

Lighting up a cigar in Indiana cigar shops could come to an end this summer if a recently introduced piece of legislature gets approval from…

Bill Could Help Indiana Cigar Shops & Bars

As of now, if you are in a cigar shop that opened up after 2012 in the state of Indiana—you aren’t smoking a cigar, at…

Indiana Could See Massive Tobacco Policy Overhaul

Spurred by a ranking as one of the 10 least healthy states in the country, a pair of Indiana representatives are teaming up on what…