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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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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: 50-year-old warning ($$)

Too many Americans still ignore surgeon general's advice about smoking. It was 50 years ago Saturday that the Surgeon General of the United States, Luther Terry, issued a report linking cigarette smoking to lung ...
Burlington (IA) Hawk Eye
added Jan 16, 2014 13:21
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[Iowa] Miller wants e-cigarettes banned from minors, taxed at a higher rate

Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 13, 2013 15:28
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[Iowa] LETTER: No poison in e-cigarettes (Editor's Inbox)

E-cigarettes do not deliver the poisons present in tobacco that cause emphysema, cancer, heart attacks and strokes. Some contain nicotine, and people may be able to use them to help themselves quit smoking in the same way they use nicotine patches or gum
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Oct 29, 2013 15:55
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