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There's nothing there that indicates it is an age discrimination case or that she can get her job back.
The only thing I see is a potential discrimination case based on her being a smoker. I am going to give you a link to a web page on that: https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/workplace-smoking-laws-indiana-46901.html
In addition, since smoking is an addiction and some addictions are considered disabilities under the ADA then there is a potential she could make a claim that they violated the ADA.
Before she did that she would want to visit with a local lawyer that does Employment Law, she can find one at www.lawyers.com, and have them help her figure out how to phrase everything. She has to file a charge of discrimination with the EEOC to pursue this and the lawyer will likely want to help her with the language.