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[Iowa] VIDEO: Some surprised by Tom Miller's statement on e-cigarettes

Youth and Shelter Services Prevention Specialist Denise Denton said research shows some e-cig users go on to be dual users meaning they smoke both conventional and electronic cigarettes. She stresses the bottom line is e-cig use is harmful. "Reducing ac
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:11

[Iowa] Editorial: "Tobacco" ban is an overstep of the UI's authority

The UI shouldn’t ban chew and electronic cigarettes from campus. Not only will it most likely be ineffective (similar to the smoking ban already in place), but it also is an overreach of UI power over individual liberty. The university doesn’t have a cle
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Apr 9, 2015 12:21

[Iowa] KUHN: Smoke-free park initiatives creating positive outcomes (Alex Kuhn guest view)

I understand there are opposing views on this issue and I respect and welcome all of those viewpoints. I am in no way disparaging smokers, whose choice to smoke I respect. But we have roughly 300 acres in Mason City devoted to city parks, and I am confi
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 14, 2014 12:42

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: No rush to regulate e-cigarettes

The Iowa Department of Public Health has yet to take a position. Any final decision about regulation of e-cigarettes needs their input and more quality research.
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Oct 18, 2013 08:19

[Iowa] Four Years Later Bars and Restaurants See Positives to Smoking Ban

Statistics show Stephanie's story is shared by many smokers. Overall, restaurants reported little change to their business. "We lost some of the smokers for a little bit, but then they came back," said Brian Cooney, owner of Cooney's Tavern.
WOI ABC 5 (West Des Moines, IA)
added Nov 17, 2012 19:17

[Iowa] BRADLEY: “It’s Big Tobacco All Over Again”

Over his political career Gov. Mike Pence (R-IN) has consistently carried the tobacco industry’s water, denying the dangers of cigarettes, opposing government regulation, and slashing smoking cessation efforts. In return, they rewarded him with more than
Blog for Iowa
added Sep 18, 2016 23:30

Iowa attorney general questions attacks on e-cigs

makes Miller’s statement stand out is that he is in his ninth four-year term as Iowa’s attorney general and has served as chairman of the tobacco committee for the [NAAG]...he serves as chairman of Truth Initiative, a prominent anti-tobacco advocacy group
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 29, 2015 18:12

Iowa AG Defends E-Cigarettes

Tom Miller has issued a position statement called Electronic Cigarette Key Facts. His main premise is that “the harm of the combustible cigarette is dramatically greater than the harm of the e-cigarette” and that many efforts to get people to quit smoking
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 28, 2015 06:04

[Iowa] Man faces 25 years in prison over a pack of cigarettes

Krueger took a pack of cigarettes from the pocket of another individual before leaving. When that individual tried to take the cigarettes back, Krueger allegedly punched the person in the face, causing a cut above the eye.
KIMT TV (Mason City, IA)
added Sep 22, 2015 20:13

[Iowa] Harkin talks e-cigarettes and sanctions against Russia

A U.S. Senate hearing this afternoon will be the first Congressional hearing to focus on the FDA proposal to begin regulating electronic cigarettes. Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, chair of the Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, says e-ci
Radio Iowa
added May 15, 2014 22:19
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