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  • Lead Agency: Purdue University
  • Coalition Coordinator: Tristan Kirby

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: 502 North University Street; West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
  • Phone: 765-494-4012
  • Fax: 765-494-6339
  • E-mail:

County Data

  • county population
  • demographics breakdown
  • smoking rate

Tobacco Free Policies


The Lafayette smoke free ordinance prohibits smoking in all public places and workplaces including restaurants, with the exception of bars, membership clubs, andestablments for adults 21 years and over. Effective on September 1, 2008.

The West Lafayette ordinance requires public places and places of employment, including restaurants and bars to be smoke free. Membership clubs are exempted from the ordinance. Effective on July 1, 2007.

Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:

·         Lafayette Home Hospital

·         St. Elizabeth Medical Center

·         Arnett Health System

·         Unity Healthcare

·         Sigma Medical Group

·         Women’s Clinic and Lafayette OB/GYN

Public School Districts:

·         Tippecanoe School Corporation

·         Lafayette School Corporation (not tobacco free)

·         New Community School (not tobacco free)

·         West Lafayette Community School Corporation (not tobacco free)

Government Buildings

  • All County Buildings
  • Lafayette- City Building
  • Lafayette- City Parks
  • West Lafayette- City Building
  • West Lafayette- City Parks


Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition:

·         American Cancer Society (Great Lakes Division)

·         Cary Home for Children

·         Coalition for a Safe and Drug-Free Tippecanoe County

·         Community Family Resource Center

·         Kathryn Weil Center for Education

·          Lafayette Medical Education Foundation

·         Latino Coalition of Tippecanoe County

·          Learning for Life

·          March of Dimes (Sagamore Division)

·         Purdue School of Nursing

·         Purdue School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

·         Purdue Student Wellness Office

·         Purdue Work Life Program

·         St. Elizabeth Regional Health

·         Subaru Automotive of Indiana

·          Tippecanoe Community Health Clinic,

·         Tippecanoe County Health Department

·         Tippecanoe County Juvenile Alternatives

·         Trinity Nursing Center for Infant and Child Health

·         Wabash Valley Hospital

·         West Lafayette School Corporation

·         WIC

Community Indicators

·         Increase the proportion of Indiana school districts that support and implement a comprehensive school strategy against tobacco use.

·         Proportion of tobacco free campus policies for hospitals, health care centers, and clinics.

·         Proportion of school districts with tobacco-free campuses.

·         Extent of tobacco control policies on university/college campuses.  This includes indoor and outdoor spaces such as student housing, classroom buildings, and athletic facilities.

·         Extent of promotion of the Indiana Tobacco Quitline

·         Proportion of health care providers and health care systems that have fully implemented the Public Health Service guidelines for cessation.

·         Extent of participation by partners within the broad-based coalition.

·         Extent of participation by groups representing disparately affected (i.e. hard to reach) populations in the community. 


  • Funding for July 2009- June 2011: $200,000