Smoking Ban Proposal Clears Indiana Senate Committee

An Indiana Senate committee has approved a bill that would ban smoking in many public places across the state. Today’s vote by the Public Policy Committee was 8-2. The House-passed measure contains exemptions for casinos, private clubs, hookah bars and retail tobacco shops. Bars and taverns would be given 18 months to phase in the […]

Indiana Senate Panel Takes Up Proposed Smoking Ban

An Indiana Senate committee has been hearing hours of of public comment today on a proposed statewide smoking ban. The House-passed measure contains exemptions for casinos, private clubs, hookah bars and tobacco shops. Bars and taverns would be given 18 months to phase in the ban. Opponents such as Charles Rogers questioned why the government […]