Indiana losing health funding over tobacco use
May 25, 2014
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana's failure to "do the right thing" with money from the 1998 tobacco settlement has cost the state $63 million in health funding, a state lawmaker says.
Indiana ranked 50th in per-capita funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Health Resources and Services Administration in 2013, according to a report released by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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