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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

[Iowa] Clear Lake passes smoking ordiance, excludes smokeless tobacco

After gathering public opinion during the last couple of months, Clear Lake city council members approved an ordinance banning smoking in its public parks and beaches at its meeting Monday evening. The ordinance, however, underwent a minor revision, as "
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Oct 20, 2017 13:15

[Iowa] VIDEO: West Des Moines bans smoking, tobacco from city parks

The ordinance unanimously approved Monday includes park bans on all tobacco and nicotine products, including electronic cigarettes. "It sort of effects the ambiance of the park when you see all the filters around (and) cigarette butts,” said park patron
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Mar 23, 2016 15:01

Iowa Legislature to Consider Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

At the opening of the current legislative session on Jan. 13, Senator Herman C. Quirmbach (D-23) filed SF 2016, which would make Iowa one of the first states to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco. Only Hawaii has increased the age so far, while Ne
added Jan 21, 2016 20:59

Iowa Students for Tobacco Education and Prevention Launch New Student-Friendly Website

ISTEP) has launched a new student-friendly website at which serves as an information network to students and school staff about tobacco prevention activities in the State of Iowa. The website was built with the user in mind utilizing a mo
Business Wire
added Aug 14, 2015 09:04

Iowa City Council considers including e-cigarettes in tobacco policy

On Tuesday, the City Council will hold the first of three readings for a public health and safety ordinance that would fill in the gaps of the 2008 Iowa Smokefree Air Act and city code, which prohibit smoking tobacco products in almost all public places
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jun 16, 2015 07:13

[Iowa, New Mexico] Paying Medicaid Enrollees To Quit Smoking, Lose Weight: Will It Pay Off?

Taking a cue from workplace wellness programs, Iowa and New Mexico are among more than a dozen states offering incentives to Medicaid beneficiaries to get them to make healthier decisions -- and potentially save money for the state-federal health insuran
MedPage Today
added May 5, 2015 09:27

[Iowa] Call the Courier - April 26, 2015

Q. Are casino employees who get lung cancer possibly due to their employment from breathing in secondhand smoke likely to succeed in lawsuit against the casino...employees may take legal action against their employers if they are injured by exposure to se
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Apr 27, 2015 08:27

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Which new casino will be smoke-free?

Two Quad-City casinos seem poised for 2016 grand openings... which one will continue to endanger their majority of customers and employees who adhere to advice from their doctors and insurers?
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Apr 25, 2015 11:25

[Louisiana] Iowa smoke-free forces renew call for smoking ban at casinos, day after New Orleans’ ban

CEDAR RAPIDS — A day after the city of New Orleans’ new smoking ban that extends to a huge Harrah’s New Orleans Casino there took effect, the Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance on Thursday called on Iowa to ban smoking in Iowa’s 19 licensed casinos.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:09
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