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E-cigarettes largely unregulated

E-cigarettes largely unregulated

Tucked behind a shopping plaza on a quieter stretch of U.S. 41 in St. John, a small shop is part of the booming industry of electronic cigarettes.

March 08, 2014 11:00 pm Photos


Indiana, Illinois AGs seek e-cigarette regulations

Indiana, Illinois AGs seek e-cigarette regulations

INDIANAPOLIS | The attorneys general of Indiana and Illinois have joined their colleagues from 38 other states in asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes.

September 27, 2013 12:00 pm Related

House votes to keep electronic cigarettes from minors

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House decided Tuesday that electronic cigarettes should be treated the same as regular cigarettes and Hoosiers younger than age 18 be prohibited from buying or possessing the nicotine inhaler devices.

January 29, 2013 6:00 pm Related


Resolve to Quit Smoking in the New Year

Resolve to Quit Smoking in the New Year

It’s at the top of many New Year’s resolution lists — quitting smoking. In fact, 15 million people try to quit smoking cigarettes yearly. Only 5 percent succeed when they use no support or go cold turkey. Moreover, the average smoker will attempt to quit up to nine times before successfully …

December 30, 2012 12:00 am
Keeping kids and teens tobacco-free

Keeping kids and teens tobacco-free

The teen years bring plenty of changes for students, as well as new worries for parents. Smoking is at the top of that list for many parents.

November 16, 2012 9:00 am
Air cleaners can help kids who live with smokers

Air cleaners can help kids who live with smokers

A Johns Hopkins Children's Center study shows that air cleaners can significantly reduce household air pollution and lower rates of asthma symptoms among kids living in homes with smokers.

August 13, 2011 12:00 am

How and Why to Quit Smoking

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. The impact on Indiana is even greater, as the state ranks fifth in the nation for highest smoking rates, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

February 02, 2011 12:00 am Related

Programs renamed, reformated at Lansing schools

LANSING | When the Lansing Police Department lost funding for the D.A.R.E. -- Drug Abuse Resistance Education -- and G.R.E.A.T. -- Gang Resistance Education And Training -- programs, they didn't spend much time mourning the loss.

November 07, 2010 12:01 am
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