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Indianapolis Celebrates One Year of Smoke-Free Air

Studies: City’s smoke-free law is popular and has cleared the air

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May 30, 2013

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Indianapolis residents are celebrating their right to breathe clean air:  This Saturday marks one year since the city strengthened its smoke-free law to include all restaurants and bars.

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posted May 30, 2013

Smoke-Free Progress in Wyoming, Ohio

And more evidence that smoke-free doesn't hurt business

Editor
Jul 30, 2012

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The past week brought major progress in the movement for smoke-free air in Wyoming and Ohio.

In Wyoming, Casper's strong smoke-free law will take effect on September 1 after opponents failed to collect the required 2,000 signatures to put the measure on the November ballot. The Casper City Council in June approved the ordinance, which will require restaurants, bars and other public places to be smoke-free.

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posted July 30, 2012

Indy Will Be Smoke-Free At Last!

Indianapolis mayor signs smoke-free ordinance, clearing the air on June 1

Editor
Apr 20, 2012

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The years-long effort to make Indianapolis smoke-free has finally succeeded. After a long campaign by health advocates, civic leaders and public officials – and multiple votes by the City-County Council – Mayor Greg Ballard has signed a new ordinance that will make all restaurants and bars and most other workplaces smoke-free.

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posted April 20, 2012

How Important is it to be 100% Smoke Free?

Let CBS News show you how unhealthy the smokiest cities look

Editor
Mar 28, 2011

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CBS News, with the help of Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, has found some of the smokiest cities in America and shows exactly why: They're places where elected officials have refused to take strong action to protect everyone’s right to breathe clean air.

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posted March 28, 2011

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