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[Iowa] Ask the Times: How are the cigarette taxes spent?

"The state of Iowa has, since before the tobacco tax increase, followed the [CDC] best practices for tobacco control programs. In particular we have followed their four goal areas: Preventing initiation among youth and young adults; promoting quitting amo
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Dec 2, 2017 16:39
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EDITORIAL: Why not make all Iowa casinos smoke-free?

it makes sense that we have smoke-free casinos. But if state officials are really concerned about the health of citizens — beyond any healthy state designation — it makes far more sense to have all casinos smoke-free, not just one.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Oct 28, 2015 16:44
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[Iowa, Nebraska] Point-Counterpoint: Should smoking be banned everywhere?

Smoking was banned in public places in 2008 in Iowa and Nebraska with a few exceptions — mainly casinos. Should smoking be banned everywhere? Online editor Leeanna Ellis and news clerk Emily Nield light up the debate in this week’s “Point-Counterpoint.”
Washington County (NE) Enterprise and Pilot Tribune
added Oct 9, 2015 17:55
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[Iowa] Parents of newborn question what to do about smoking neighbors

The smoking ban at Hubbell Realty's brand-new Broadway Heights apartments in far northeast Des Moines is nothing unusual....managers are still trying to find the smoker. Hubbell, she said, has decided to put weather stripping around all the apartment doo
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Feb 1, 2015 10:08
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[Iowa] LETTER: Casino officials repeat their smoking lie

It's time the casino industry stop lying about the health risks it glibly exposes Iowa workers and their patrons to, and it's time the Legislature stop blithely buying the lie and, instead, take action. Secondhand smoke kills. It has no place in any Iowa
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 4, 2014 07:34
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[Iowa] OFFNER: Getting the vapors over e-cigarettes

This isn’t about tween-age kids; it’s about controlling the buying habits of adults, and the entire business community should monitor this situation closely.
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Oct 21, 2014 13:28
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Should Iowa cities ban e-cigarettes?

“At some point cities will get a better feel for, ‘Do these have the same danger as a cigarette?,’” said Alan Kemp, Iowa League of Cities executive director. “It’s always been my impression that the reason cigarettes have been regulated and smoking in pu
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 30, 2014 05:36
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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Our opinion: Tobacco ban in parks but not casinos? ($$)

The Iowa city of Epworth just got tough on smoking. Even though state law already prohibits smoking in enclosed public spaces or public places where lots of people congregate, Epworth this week made it illegal to smoke inside the perimeter of the city's
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Jul 16, 2014 09:09
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[Iowa] Branstad signs bill banning e-cigarette sales to minors

Gov. Terry Branstad signed 11 bills into law Friday, including a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes and alternative nicotine products to minors in Iowa.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added May 27, 2014 15:30
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Iowa legislative panels OK measures banning sale of e-cigarettes to people under age 18

Lawmakers in the Iowa House and Senate granted preliminary approval Tuesday to bills that would prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. Subcommittees in both chambers approved similar measures, which will now move on for full committee-level review
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2014 18:47
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