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[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
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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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E-cigarette use growing rapidly in Iowa, but regulation lacking

For now, 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 o
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Oct 8, 2013 13:50
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[Iowa] Clearing the air on casino smoking

Some inquiring readers wonder whether a potential Cedar Rapids casino will or won’t allow smoking while gambling. “If Linn County gets a casino, it won’t be for everyone; really it will only be for the smokers, if my past experiences with the current Io
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Feb 17, 2013 14:31
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[Iowa] Advocates for cancer victims call for increase in state cigarette tax

The American Cancer Society’s “Cancer Action Network” is urging Iowa’s political leaders to increase the state tax on cigarettes. Dr. Richard Deming — a Des Moines oncologist — founded “Above + Beyond Cancer” and has led cancer survivors on mountain cli
Radio Iowa
added Jan 17, 2013 09:46
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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
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[Iowa] Noticed these on the ground? They're littered e-cigarette pods, not flash drives

An e-cigarette pod sits on a book statue on Linn Street Wednesday, Dec. 5. Often confused with flash drives, these pods are disposable cartridges for smoking e-cigarettes.
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Dec 6, 2018 18:35
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[Iowa] Council passes smoke-free parks ordinance

The Clear Lake City Council has passed a no-smoking ordinance for its City parks and additional public outdoor spaces. However, the ordinance underwent some last minute revisions prior to a 3-2 passage. Smoke-less tobacco was removed from the proposed
Clear Lake (IA) Mirror Reporter
added Oct 26, 2017 04:47
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[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
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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
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