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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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STIER: Iowa should tread carefully on e-cigarette rules

Attorney General Tom Miller would like the Iowa Legislature to change the state's "Smokefree Air Act" to include the use of e-cigarettes. This would be a huge mistake. ... the Legislature should remember what doctors are taught: First, do no harm.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 29, 2014 17:58
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[Iowa] Branstad ‘absolutely interested’ in regulating e-cigarettes

Gov. Terry Branstad, who made Terrace Hill and the governor’s office smoke-free the day he took office, is open to regulating electronic cigarettes in much the same way as the traditional variety. Iowa law prohibits smoking in workplaces other than on ca
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 13, 2013 15:27
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[Iowa] School board nearing nicotine ban

The West Liberty school board is in the middle of expanding school code to include the banning of nicotine and all nicotine look-alike products in addition to tobacco products on school campuses. The change to the Tobacco-Free Environment code comes aft
West Liberty (IA) Index
added Nov 9, 2013 14:51
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