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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

[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

[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

[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

[Iowa] Miller wants e-cigarettes banned from minors, taxed at a higher rate

Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 13, 2013 15:28

[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

DIGEST: Iowa public health officials launch Smoke-Free Homes website

The state Department of Public Health has launched a new Smoke-Free Homes website to provide education and awareness of the benefits of living in environments free of second-hand smoke.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Apr 24, 2013 22:45

[Iowa] FDA recommends modifications to labeling current over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy products (PDF)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended changes to the warnings and directions for use of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products ... Niconovum USA, a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), markets Zonni
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 16, 2013 01:55

Community Partners helps Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy go smoke-free

“The company had been working on it for a few months, and we placed a flyer in the (Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce) packet,” said Julie Florian, Community Partners specialist. “SIRE called us and said they were working on (going tobacco-free). T
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Mar 9, 2013 19:11

[Iowa] Red Oak Council extends tobacco ban

The Red Oak City Council met in regular session Monday night and voted to extend the non-tobacco ban on city owned property to include any form of tobacco.
KMA Broadcasting (Shenandoah, IA)
added Jan 8, 2013 13:01
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