Johnson County passes tougher smoking law

Johnson County commissioners on Monday morning approved countywide public smoking restrictions that will take effect in January. The ordinance is more restrictive than previous laws passed in Franklin and Greenwood.

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Bar owners challenging smoking ban seek injunction

The 10 Indianapolis business owners want a federal judge to prevent the city of Indianapolis from enforcing new public smoking restrictions until a ruling is made on their lawsuit. Their original complaint claims the ordinance violates parts of the U.S. Constitution.

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HICKS: State smoking ban recognizes value of life

The workplace smoking ban signed by Gov. Mitch Daniels this week was a much-needed law. Of course, my Libertarian friends will object to its intrusion on liberty, and my leftist friends will say it didn’t go far enough. To them I ask, “What are you smoking?”

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