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[Iowa] A Breath of Fresh Air

County fairs are a place where families go during the summer for a fun day of rides, food and music. But smoking is still allowed at most fairs. Now, the Freeborn County Partners in Prevention are working to change that, one day at a time.
KIMT TV (Mason City, IA)
added Aug 4, 2012 23:05

[Iowa] Garner residents prevent smoking ban proposal

Those in attendance, however, strongly opposed any sort of ban. One noted that he should be allowed to smoke in parks, and would move away from children and other people bothered by his smoke. Another mentioned that cigarette litter is always going to be
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 27, 2017 16:31

[Iowa] GOP Bill Bans Underage Sales of E-Cigarettes Online

Electronic cigarettes and other so-called vaping products sold to Iowans on the internet would be regulated for the first time under a last-minute spending bill as the GOP majority strives toward adjournment of this year’s legislative session.
WOI Radio (Iowa Public Radio) (Des Moines, IA)
added Apr 19, 2017 02:09

Alliance seeks $2.3 million more for Iowa’s anti-smoking programs

The Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance is asking the governor and legislators to significantly boost state spending on anti-smoking programs. “We realize that this is a tight budget year and we know that it’s going to be really hard and money is scarce, b
Radio Iowa
added Dec 30, 2016 16:46

[Iowa] Fewer cigarettes, more fruits, veggies at tobacco stores

chain is de-emphasizing cigarette sales and instead focusing on fresh and prepared foods at its tobacco shops ... Kwik Trip Inc. has started transforming its Tobacco Outlet Plus stores into Kwik Star Express markets that will feature fresh fruits and vege
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 29, 2016 16:49

[Iowa] Law column: Some tips on handling smoking in the workplace

First, an employer can ban smoking entirely on its own property. An Iowa employer does not have to provide smoking breaks, smoking areas or any accommodations for smokers. Second, it is legal for employers to charge employees more for health insurance b
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Apr 30, 2016 18:56

Poll: Iowans Support Smoke-Free Law, Want Smoke-Free Casinos

A new poll shows the 82 percent of Iowa registered voters support a state law banning workplace smoking and made Iowa a better place to live. The poll also shows most say they would favor extending the law to making casinos smoke-free.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47

[Iowa] HALFHILL: Vaping group thanks Miller

Iowans for Alternatives to Smoking and Tobacco (IFAST), we have been instrumental in letting state legislators and local elected officials understand what an e-cig is, and more importantly, what it is not. An e-cig is not a cigar or cigarette; it is not c
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 2, 2016 20:35

[Iowa] UI set to go tobacco-free on Monday

Starting Monday, the University of Iowa will become the first of the state’s three public universities to ban all forms of tobacco on its campus. Smoking cigarettes was outlawed at UI in conjunction with the state’s Smoke Free Air Act in 2008, but e-cig
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Aug 19, 2015 18:45

[Iowa] Casinos continue to bet on smoking

Money isn’t the only thing being bet on with Iowa’s newest casino [“A $40 million bet on Jefferson’s new casino,” Aug.1]. Seven years after Iowa’s smoke-free-air law went into effect exempting gaming floors, the state continues to gamble with the health
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 12, 2015 13:37
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