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CDC pegs national smoking rate at 21 percent; Iowa’s is lower

“In Iowa, our news is even better,” said Garin Buttermore... Iowa’s smoking rate has been declining and was 18.5 percent when it was last measured in 2014...rmore credits the 2008 state law that banned smoking in most workplaces and public places for gre
Radio Iowa
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Tobacco ban in parks but not casinos?

Creating more smoke-free places is generally a positive thing. But if we really want to move the needle on public health as it pertains to cigarette smoke, the state should be looking at casinos, not parks.
Muscatine (IA) Journal
added Jul 16, 2014 09:10

[Iowa] E-cigs can cloud teen's judgments

House File 2019 creates new classifications for “alternative nicotine products” and “vapor products,” the former being those that contain nicotine and that would be banned for sale to people under the age of 18 in the state.
Muscatine (IA) Journal
added Feb 18, 2014 12:55

ABC5 Special Report: E-Cigarettes in Iowa

Smokers, nicotine lovers and the eccentric flock into the store. ... Senator Matt McCoy from Des Moines championed Iowa's Smoke Free Air Act of 2008 and says laws on e-cigs are coming. "They're simply running like the Wild West, the old West. These toba
WOI ABC 5 (West Des Moines, IA)
added Nov 2, 2013 15:45

[Iowa] UI takes a look at e-cigarette use on campus

Members of UI's Faculty Council on Tuesday discussed whether battery-powered cigarettes -- which deliver nicotine to the user via water vapor instead of tobacco smoke -- should be included in UI's campus-wide smoking ban.
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Oct 9, 2013 16:10

Iowa firm gives new online option for 50 businesses to pay cigarette taxes

An Iowa company soon will provide a new online payment option to some state taxpayers. Gov. Terry Branstad announced Tuesday that Des Moines-based Dwolla will be offered as a way for about 50 businesses to pay cigarette taxes.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 23, 2013 17:12

[Iowa] Governor would ban smoking at casinos “tomorrow”

Republican Governor Terry Branstad says if legislators pass a bill to ban smoking at the casinos, he "would sign it tomorrow."
Radio Iowa
added Dec 24, 2012 17:33

Iowa Supreme Court rules on untaxed cigarettes in Oskaloosa

An Oskaloosa woman has lost her appeal to the Iowa Supreme Court for a lesser sentence in the sale of untaxed cigarettes. Oskaloosa police received a tip in early 2010 that Lorraine Messer was selling cigarettes without an Iowa tax stamp on them from her
Radio Iowa
added Oct 26, 2012 15:39

[Iowa] First Tax on Cigarettes

This month in 1921, Iowa became the first state to enact a tax on cigarettes, rolling paper and associated paraphernalia. The tax was very modest, being just $1 per 1,000 cigarettes. Iowa today collects $1.36 per pack, ranking it just below the middle of
U.S. Census Bureau
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38

[Iowa] Teens vaping at record levels

Council Bluffs Community Schools does not allow the use of e-cigarettes in school buildings, on school grounds or in vehicles on school property by anyone...Palm Beach Vapors ...does not admit minors, since they cannot be customers at vape shops, said Joh
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Aug 20, 2016 15:36
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