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[Iowa] FDA says it had 'constructive' meetings with e-cigarette manufacturers on teen epidemic

Gottlieb said he has met with executives from each company and they presented "thoughtful" proposals on steps the companies and the agency can take to curb youth use. "The companies acknowledged the role that flavored e-cigarette products play in appeali
KWQC TV 6 (Davenport, IA)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:42

[Iowa] Editorial: Clearing the air

Thumbs-up to a dec­ade of the Smokefree Air Act in Iowa. Iowa banned smoking in enclosed areas inside workplaces as well as some outdoor areas on July 1, 2008. As reported in The N’West Iowa REVIEW last week, it has help numerous people quit this deadly
N'West Iowa REVIEW
added Sep 2, 2018 13:25

[Iowa] Flavored E-Cigarettes Get Unlikely Supporter

Iowa Attorney General Thomas Miller, in his filing with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), submitted during the agency’s Advance Notice of Public Rulemaking (ANPRM) period in mid-July, said the “challenges” of making rules around flavors with n
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 6, 2018 18:45

[Iowa] Smoking no longer allowed in public housing

KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Aug 1, 2018 19:06
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[Iowa] Implementing smokefree policies in all public housing units

Beth Turner with the American Lung Association stopped by Good Morning Iowa to talk about the new rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)'s that makes all public housing smokefree.
WOI-DT Local 5 & KCWI 23-HD ( (Des Moines, IA)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:58

SULLIVAN: Iowa's smoking ban was never about protecting workers

newer research is raising skepticism about the threat posed by secondhand smoke, and the effectiveness of smoking bans like Iowa’s....A decade later, we see the true goal was to infringe on personal choice by making it ever more inconvenient to use tobacc
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 24, 2018 20:51
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[Iowa] LETTER: Reader responds to Sullivan's column

The Koch brothers brand of libertarianism holds that if one’s freely chosen behavior cannot be shown to harm others, then regulating it is wrong.... I would argue that we need to consider much more than life-threatening harm to others when deciding how to
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 24, 2018 20:50
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[Iowa] 10 years later: Ames led way on smoking restrictions

Last Sunday, Iowa marked the 10-year anniversary of the state’s Smokefree Air Act, the major public health legislation that went into effect on July 1, 2008, outlawing smoking in public places, at work and restaurants. Over the past week, some leaders i
Ames (IA) Tribune
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53

SULLIVAN: Iowa's smoking ban was never about protecting workers

All this, even though there is no reliable evidence showing smoking outside is hazardous to other people’s health. The same goes for e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco, which Iowa City’s ordinance also outlawed....The smoker’s lobby has lost this fight, but
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 5, 2018 22:47

Smoke-Free Casino Issues Revisited After Iowa 10-Year Study Shows No Adverse Affects on Businesses

Ten years after the Iowa Smoke-Free Air Act was put into law, state officials say there is no evidence to suggest the ban has adversely affected any businesses — including bars and restaurants — where smoking is prohibited. In fact, the number of licens
added Jul 5, 2018 15:26
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