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Smoking ban a step closer for Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (WAVE) – Hoosier residents need to prepare to "butt out," as a statewide smoking ban is close to a reality.

Friday, the Indiana Senate narrowly approved a statewide smoking ban proposal, sending it to the governor for his expected signature into law.

The ban will still give people plenty of places to smoke since it exempts Indiana's bars, casinos and private clubs such as veterans and fraternal organizations.

Governor Daniels has said he will sign the bill.

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