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Iowa City businesses again fail tobacco compliance checks

Four Iowa City businesses that failed tobacco compliance checks in November failed again when checked again Wednesday. Iowa City Police conducted compliance checks Wednesday on seven businesses that failed similar checks in November, according to a poli
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Jun 2, 2016 20:43

[Iowa] Council to consider e-cig ban for Ames

A new ordinance drafted by Ames city staff may decide the future of how electronic cigarettes and other forms of nicotine vaporizers are regulated in the city of Ames. The ordinance will be given to the Ames City Council Tuesday for discussion and possib
Ames (IA) Tribune
added Jan 10, 2016 20:02

E-cigarettes gain Iowa attorney general's support

Callaway...was surprised by Miller’s letter. “Hopefully, Iowans are listening to their doctors and public health experts for their health information rather than the state’s attorney general,”... But e-cigarette supporters trumpeted Miller’s public stance
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Dec 29, 2015 22:22

[Iowa] Grassroots Healthiest Ames pushes for e-cig ban

A letter being circulated by members of Healthiest Ames is asking the Ames City Council to revisit the issue of banning electronic smoking devices in all places that other forms of tobacco use are currently not allowed. The letter, written by Brian Vand
Ames (IA) Tribune
added Dec 7, 2015 16:36

[Iowa] Senator: Passing smoking ban in casinos a gamble

A state senator is urging legislators to ban smoking at casinos like Prairie Meadows. And while some casino-goers are on board, others say it would hurt business. An exemption in Iowa's Smokefree Air act currently allows casino-goers to smoke inside. Th
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Sep 29, 2015 08:39


Miller to lead board of public officials and health experts in fight to end tobacco-related illness and death - Three new members and a youth liaison also join Legacy board
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 6, 2015 13:29

Bill would ban smoking on casino floors in Iowa

State lawmakers in both the House and Senate are proposing legislation that would force casinos to comply with the state's smoking ban. Casino floors in Iowa are now exempt from following a 2008 law that prohibits smoking in public places. A bill sponsor
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 21, 2015 06:16

FOEGE/TOMENGA: Iowa View: Close loophole; Ban smoking at casinos

During our time in the Legislature going smoke-free was a contentious issue. Fears about lost business and business owners' rights were pervasive. But more persuasive was the proof of the serious health ramifications of continuing to allow smoking indoors
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 8, 2015 08:39

[Iowa] JOST: Blue haze: E-cigarette debate heats up

Iowa Legislature passed a bill banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to consumers under the age of 18. Gov. Terry Branstad signed it into law on May 23. Whatever its origins, Iowa's new law shines a light on the complex, Cirque du Soleil-like twists
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jun 1, 2014 08:03

Hazy future for e-cigarettes in Iowa

E-cigarettes exist in a legal limbo of sorts, where government is trying to play catch up to private enterprise. “There’s no current Iowa Department of Public Health position,” said Jerilyn Oshel, interim director of the department's Division of Tobacco
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Oct 18, 2013 08:17
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