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Iowa urges appeals court to overturn FDA rule governing e-cigarettes

Iowa’s attorney general is urging a federal appeals court to strike down a rule that requires e-cigarette manufacturers to get U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to market their products as less risky than conventional tobacco products. Democra
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01

[Iowa] City Council OKs new restrictions for e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarette smokers are now bound by the same restrictions as those who use traditional tobacco. The Iowa City Council on Wednesday collapsed its last two readings of an amendment to the city’s public health and safety ordinance. The council vo
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Jul 16, 2015 14:37

[Iowa] VIDEO: New anti-tobacco ads aim to shame celebrities who smoke

Iowa's attorney general is touting the power of a new anti-smoking tactic: celebrity-shaming. While young people around the world were watching MTV's Video Music Awards show Sunday night, they got an eyeful of entertainers with cigarettes hanging out of
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 26, 2014 22:17

Iowa Receives $71 Million in Annual Tobacco Payment

The tobacco companies remitted a regular annual Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) payment to Iowa of more than $54 million, and an additional "Strategic Contribution Fund" payment of more than $17.5 million, for a total payment of more than $71.6 million
Iowa Attorney General
added Apr 21, 2014 17:31

Hiring of new Iowa tobacco control official prompts questions

A state senator questioned the qualifications of the woman recently hired as Iowa’s top tobacco-control official and accused the state’s public health director of obstructing the law governing her hiring during a contentious meeting on Friday.\waasr8[]
Des Moines (IA) Register blogs
added Jul 21, 2012 15:00

[Iowa] Statement by Attorney General Tom Miller on Electronic Cigarette Key Facts (PDF)

“There has been an effort to say that combustible cigarettes and e-cigarettes are equally harmful, that their companies are equally evil, and that they should be strongly regulated the same way. This view is incorrect, but it has gotten significant tra
Iowa Attorney General
added Dec 28, 2015 06:12

Iowa receives annual tobacco settlement payment

Iowa's state treasury has received an annual payment from tobacco companies totaling more than $65 million.
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Apr 19, 2013 13:37

[Iowa] Speakout: How do you feel about people who smoke?

Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 3, 2014 23:54

Cigarette tax revenue in Iowa declines 9% over 6 years

A state ban on smoking in most public places, coupled with a hike in federal tobacco taxes, appears to be negatively affecting Iowa cigarette tax revenue, a state report shows. But health professionals who want to reduce the number of Iowa smokers aren'
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Nov 11, 2013 12:43

[Iowa] Branstad open to smoke-free casinos, changing gaming revenue distribution

The five-term Republican, who called himself a “militant non-smoker,” expressed interest in a Linn County proposal to create Iowa’s first smoke-free casino and ban smoking on the gaming floors of existing casinos. “I don’t think it’s right, I don’t thin
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Oct 17, 2014 01:00
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