70 Percent of Indiana Voters Support Law Making Workplaces, Restaurants and Bars Smoke-free

By a strong majority (70 percent to 27 percent), Indiana voters support a law that would prohibit smoking in indoor workplaces and public places, including restaurants and bars.  This support comes from a broad-based coalition of voters across the state, … Continue reading »

Our Statement Regarding HB 1149 Passing Out of Committee

For Immediate Release Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012   Media Contact Tim Harms, (317) 373-8339 Statement on House Bill 1149 Passing Out of Committee   The Indiana Campaign for Smokefree Air is pleased that House Bill 1149 received overwhelming support during … Continue reading »

New Study: Cost of Secondhand Smoke Rises in Indiana

Secondhand Smoke’s Economic Impact a Staggering $1.3 Billion in Indiana   INDIANAPOLIS – Secondhand smoke costs Indiana residents $1.3 billion yearly in health care and premature loss of life, according to a new study released today by researchers from the … Continue reading »

Press Release: Heart Attack Rates Would Plummet With Passage of Smokefree Law

Did you know you can’t smoke in any bar or restaurant in North Carolina? As in home to Camel (RJ Reynolds) North Carolina. Yep. It is true. They have been smoke-free since 2010 and they’ve recently released a study on … Continue reading »

Press Release: New Study Lends Support to Smokefree Laws

New Study Lends Support to Smokefree Laws Coalition asks Indiana General Assembly to pass real smoke-free law in 2012   Indianapolis, IN, – August 3, 2011 – Smokefree laws do not have a negative economic impact on rural or urban … Continue reading »