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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
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
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

OUR OPINION: It's time for e-cigarette discussion in Iowa

"Over the past several years, e-cigarettes have developed technologically, and they have grown quickly in popularity," Miller said. "Our state laws, regulations and policies don't address these products, and I think it's time for the Legislature to begin
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 13, 2013 15:30

[Iowa] E-cigarettes popular nationally, not locally

Multiple bar and restaurant owners and managers said there hasn't been enough use of electronic cigarettes to warrant any bar or restaurant policies yet. Mike Kleist, owner and manager of Boonie's on the Avenue, said he has seen only one customer use an
Muscatine (IA) Journal
added Oct 5, 2013 21:34

[Iowa] Is there such a thing as a safe cigarette?

seems logical to think that taking out the harmful parts of smoking a cigarette would make it safer. Lee County Health Department Prevention and Wellness Coordinator Emily Carrick couldn’t confirm that was the case — but at this point, the medical field
Fort Madison (IA) Daily Democrat
added Jun 27, 2013 10:46

[Iowa, New York] Can stricter laws stop teen smoking?

You might expect that such a law would get strong reviews from local health officials, but they admit to mixed feelings about this approach to cutting smoking. "We already have a 21 age limit for alcohol, and it isn't stopping young people from drinking
Storm Lake (IA) Pilot Tribune
added May 2, 2013 16:58

Iowa State Senator Says You've Been 'Bamboozled' Into Accepting Homosexuality - Johnston, IA Patch

"Health risks" from homosexuality are equivalent to those of second-hand smoke, said Sen. Dennis Guth, R-Klemme. Critics blasted the comments as "offensive," "disgusting" and "ignorant."
added Apr 18, 2013 11:05

[Iowa] Can't quit smoking? Study: Genetics may hold key to success

Now, smokers from western Iowa and eastern Nebraska are taking part in a study to determine how genetics may impact their ability to kick the habit.
Radio Iowa
added Dec 31, 2012 09:30

Iowa City Store Owner Accused of Selling Tobacco Without a License

The owner of Iowa City-based Alsafa Market is facing criminal charges after police discovered he’s been selling tobacco products without a license. Iowa City officers discovered the violation during their standard tobacco compliance checks on Dec. 19, ac
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Dec 29, 2012 12:50
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