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[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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[Iowa] Ward: Selling of e-cigarettes to minors requires stricter regulations

Electronic cigarettes are less harmful than the real deal, but regulations need to remain strict when it comes to selling them to minors.
Iowa State Daily
added May 5, 2015 17:15
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[Iowa] Marion council imposes tobacco ban in parks, on trails

City Council on Thursday night imposed an ambitious ban on smoking and the use of tobacco, nicotine products, and vaporizers in the city’s 21 parks and on its trails. The vote was 6-1, with Mayor Snooks Bouska voting no, saying he didn’t like the $50 fin
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Apr 11, 2015 15:10
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[Iowa] Some hoping to make Marion parks nicotine free

It's an idea approved by the Marion Park Board -- which hopes the city council will agree. Some smokers feel it's a step too far. "I'm not into that," said Valerie McKee, a smoker. "It's out in the open. What's it gonna hurt?"
KWWL Channel 7 (Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, IA)
added Feb 17, 2015 18:10
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[Iowa] Hy-Vee should quit selling cigarettes, smoking foes say

Anti-smoking activists are calling on Iowa's largest grocery chain to quit selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at stores that include pharmacies or health clinics. The move would help Hy-Vee demonstrate its professed interest in customers' hea
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 21, 2014 23:33
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[Iowa] E-cig use in public may be prohibited

Electronic cigarette users may have to join tobacco users when it comes to prohibited use of the devices on city-owned property, depending on a vote by the Iowa City City Council today. If the council decides to pass the resolution, its next step could
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Sep 16, 2014 15:43
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Some Iowans blowing smoke about tobacco use

David Brown, Wellmark's executive vice president, said his company tried to set its tobacco-use surcharge at a reasonable level. "Obviously, smokers are more expensive to care for, but if you price it too high, you're just encouraging people to lie," he
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jul 30, 2014 19:42
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[Iowa] Poison expert: Electronic cigarettes bring new list of health hazards

Iowa Statewide Poison Control Center is seeing a slight uptick in calls that deal with e-cigarettes, especially the liquid nicotine inside them and the refill bottles. Tammy Noble, a registered nurse and spokeswoman for the Sioux City-based center, says
Radio Iowa
added Jul 4, 2014 12:21
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[Iowa] Ban on sale of e-cigarettes to kids set to begin

A new state law takes effect Tuesday banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors, but e-cigarette sellers don’t expect much of a dip in business. Cory Hatfield, who runs Central Iowa Electronic Cigarettes in Des Moines, lobbied the state legislatu
Radio Iowa
added Jul 1, 2014 12:29
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[Iowa] Supervisors add e-cigs to smoke ban

Johnson County Board of Supervisors passed a motion last week that will prohibit the use of alternative-tobacco products — which includes electronic cigarettes — on Johnson County property. The motion passed with a 3-2 vote. Supervisor Chairman Terrence
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Jun 30, 2014 13:23
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