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[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

[Iowa] Cigarette price wars & Illinois tax hike eat into Casey's profits

A four percent dip in cigarette sales led to lower profits for Casey's General Stores in the last quarter. Casey's operates in Iowa and 10 other states, including Illinois where lawmakers just raised the cigarette tax. Bill Walljasper, the convenience st
Radio Iowa
added Dec 11, 2012 18:54

Iowa smoking ban not as dire as predicted

Sales up at restaurants, taverns
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 1, 2012 18:53

[Iowa] Lee County Health Department, state funding work on area tobacco prevention

Daily Gate City (Keokuk, IA)
added May 8, 2012 16:21

[Iowa] Editorial: Clearing the air

Thumbs-up to a dec­ade of the Smokefree Air Act in Iowa. Iowa banned smoking in enclosed areas inside workplaces as well as some outdoor areas on July 1, 2008. As reported in The N’West Iowa REVIEW last week, it has help numerous people quit this deadly
N'West Iowa REVIEW
added Sep 2, 2018 13:25

STREIT: Marking a decade of smoke-free air in Iowa

It was significant for me, as a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. We worked hard... But I’d be remiss if I left you with the idea that our work is done. It’s
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 1, 2018 18:32

[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

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

[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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