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30 Laws in 30 Days: Farm-to-fork movement sees new regulations

By Alaa Abdeldaiem TheStatehouseFile.com  Editor’s note: This is the 23rd in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1.   INDIANAPOLIS — The demand for locally grown and produced foods comes as no surprise to people like Kary Hacker.  With four chickens in her Indianapolis backyard, Hacker […]

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Video & story: The e-liquid regulations bill moves on

E-liquids bill heads to Senate after four committee hearings from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –Despite the requests of some who testified Wednesday, the Senate Public Policy Committee voted to move a bill to the Senate that would add more regulations to the e-liquid industry. The liquids, often referred to as “e-liquids,” […]

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Committee considers bill to ban powdered alcohol as company prepares to sell

By Adam Lee TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The House Public Policy Committee postponed a vote Wednesday on a bill that bans powdered alcohol – one day after the company that founded the product announced it had received federal approval to sell it. Senate Bill 6, authored by Sen. Ron Alting, R-Lafayette, prohibits Palcohol, which can be […]

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Video & story: Senate committee moves forward with bill to regulate e-liquids

Lawmakers discuss E-liquid regulations from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Despite requests from retailers and manufacturers, the Senate Public Policy Committee voted to move a bill to the Senate that would put more regulations on the e-liquid industry. The liquids are used in vapor pens and products like e-cigarettes and hookah […]

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Story & video: 5-year-old seeks legislators’ help getting treatment for fatal illness

Senate committee moves ‘right-to-try’ bill from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Alec Gray TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – “Please say yes.” That was the simple plea from 5-year-old Jordan McLinn to a Senate committee considering whether to let him and other terminal patients access drugs that might help them but are still available only in clinical trials. Jordan […]

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Zoeller to lawmakers: Pay attention to health risks of e-cigarettes

By Aubrey Helms TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has told lawmakers he wants them to put more emphasis on health issues as they consider regulations for e-cigarettes. “Recent surveys show that e-cigarette use has doubled among teenagers over the past three years while regular cigarette use continues to decline,” Zoeller said in […]

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Bill that riles solar industry passes House committee

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANPOLIS – A controversial bill to change the guidelines governing Hoosiers using alternative energy sources – including solar and wind power – passed a House Committee on Wednesday. House Bill 1320, authored by Rep. Eric Koch, R-Bedford, would establish a fixed rate to be paid by all alternative energy users and […]

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Vaping retailers would be regulated under bill passed by House committee

By Alec Gray TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana is one step closer to placing regulations on e-liquids used in electronic cigarettes and vapor pens after a House committee passed a bill on Wednesday, sending it to the full chamber for debate. The vote came one day after the committee heard testimony from retailers who said the […]

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E-liquid retailers say they can’t make it under proposed regulations

By Alec Gray TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A House committee could vote Wednesday on a bill to put regulations on the manufacturers and retailers of e-liquids, which are used in electronic cigarettes. Several retailers attended a Tuesday meeting of the Public Policy Committee to oppose the bill and said that regulations meant for the “bad guys” […]

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House gets bill to treat massage therapists as health care providers

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A bill that would impose stricter regulations on massage therapists passed the House Public Health Committee on Monday. House Bill 1360 would require professional massage therapists to be held to the same standards as other health care professionals, according to the bill’s author, Rep. Sue Errington, D-Muncie. “Professional massage therapists […]

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