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National Report: Indiana Ranks 31st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

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December 12, 2013
National Report: Indiana Ranks 31st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

  12/13/13Indianapolis – Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, Indiana ranks 31st in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. Indiana currently spends $5.8 million a year on tobacco prevention and...
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TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO SIGN UP FOR THE QUIT NOW INDIANA CONTEST

September 26, 2012
TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO SIGN UP FOR THE QUIT NOW INDIANA CONTEST

  09/27/12 If you are a smoker who is thinking of quitting, now is the perfect time. Not only will quitting tobacco provide health benefits, you could also be eligible to win cash prizes up to $2,500 by signing up for the 2012 Quit Now Indiana Contest by September 30. The Quit Now Indiana...
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INDIANA SMOKING RATES HAVE DROPPED

August 10, 2011
INDIANA SMOKING RATES HAVE DROPPED

08/11/11 Less does mean more for Indiana in regards to smoking.  For the second consecutive year, the smoking rate for Hoosier adults is getting lower, which means more are getting healthier.  According to new data from the 2010 Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), the smoking rate in Indiana has decreased by 23 percent...
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Marshall County Health Board Tables Decision on Tobacco Free Funds

June 23, 2010
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06/23/10 Lack of information and the timelessness of report that was received on June 22 by the Marshall County Health Board concerning the use of funds targeting towards smoking issues led to an hour-long discussion at a regularly scheduled board meeting with no resolution. Tobacco Free Marshall County submitted a request for additional funding...
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