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[Iowa, Minnesota] Some smokers quit, others drive

An increase in cigarette taxes has prompted many people to travel to Iowa or else give up smoking The cigarette tax increase implemented earlier this month has had mixed effects on area smokers.
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Jul 28, 2013 21:10


The Panel unanimously finds that the State of Iowa diligently enforced its Qualifying Statute during calendar year 2003 and therefore is not subject to an NPM Adjustment pursuant to Section IX (d)(2)(B) of the Master Settlement Agreement. All other clai
Iowa Attorney General
added Sep 12, 2013 01:33

[Iowa] Tullys suing tobacco company ($$)

The widow and children of former Dubuque Mayor Thomas Tully have filed suit against maker of Kent cigarettes, which claimed its product had 'the greatest health protection."
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Apr 2, 2013 09:07

[Iowa] Coming Sunday: Tobacco users penalized under new Obamacare rules

Rich Bartlett, owner of Southside Tobacco and Liquor, at 2424 S.W. 9th St. in Des Moines,discusses health insurance companies charging higher premiums to tobacco users and how unfair the practice is.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 30, 2013 16:19

Iowa Officials Blame Fire On Smoking While Using Oxygen

The Des Moines Fire Department says a man was injured when he lit a cigarette while using an oxygen tank, sparking a fire. The fire happened Saturday afternoon when the man lit a cigarette while wearing an oxygen mask.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Dec 3, 2013 12:44

[Iowa] Tullys suing tobacco company [Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA)]

The estate of former Dubuque mayor Thomas A. Tully filed a suit against Lorillard Tobacco Co. and 14 others for Tully, who died at the age of 69 in April 2010. The trial is set for Jan. 14, 2014, with an estimated length of two weeks. ... Besides Lorilla
added Apr 18, 2013 22:50

[Iowa] E-Cigarette's cause controversy at Gage County Jail

Opinions vary on whether Gage County Jail inmates should be able to buy and use electronic cigarettes from the jail’s commissary. Sheriff Millard Gustafson says the program has been underway for about a month and it provides a way for the detention facil
KMA Broadcasting (Shenandoah, IA)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:11

National Arbitration Panel Backs Iowa in Tobacco Payment Dispute

Miller fought big tobacco companies' attempts to reduce Iowa's payments under 1998 Master Settlement Agreement
Iowa Attorney General
added Sep 11, 2013 22:55

[Iowa] Electronic cigarette use and sales are growing; health groups urging caution

Sales of electronic cigarettes in North Iowa have been on the increase, although they have yet to catch on here as they have in other areas of the country. "We have had a few more pop up lately," a spokeswoman for Rumorz pub in Clear Lake said. "They hav
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Oct 6, 2013 13:48

[Iowa] Smoked out | Some residents unhappy about owners reversing smoking ban in apartments

Late last year, the apartment complex, which has 57 units for residents age 62 and older who accept Section 8 vouchers, was purchased by Pacific Management Inc. of Chicago. Soon after, tenants say they were informed that the building's no smoking policy
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Apr 4, 2013 10:06
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