Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission http://wfpl.org en Few Indiana Businesses Cited in First Year of Statewide Smoking Ban http://wfpl.org/post/few-indiana-businesses-cited-first-year-statewide-smoking-ban <p>Officials say only a tiny percentage of businesses covered by Indiana's first statewide smoking ban have been cited for violations in the year since the law took effect.</p><p>State Excise Police say just 108 of the 300,000 Indiana businesses covered by the ban have been written up.&nbsp;&nbsp; The law took effect in July of 2012.</p><p>It bans smoking in most indoor workplaces, including all restaurants, and requires people to stand at least eight feet from an entrance before lighting up.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 15:41:41 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 5986 at http://wfpl.org Few Indiana Businesses Cited in First Year of Statewide Smoking Ban