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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking on casino floors is a healthy idea (Globe Gazette editorial)

Cathy Callaway of the American Cancer Society said 500 state-regulated casinos in 20 states have banned smoking, including several neighboring Iowa.
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Feb 21, 2013 10:21

EDITORIAL: End smoking in Iowa's casinos

it is good news that the possibility of rectifying the current unacceptable situation is being considered by a subcommittee of the committee in the Iowa Senate that has jurisdiction regarding this policy area. The Messenger strongly supports extending th
Fort Dodge (IA) Messenger
added Feb 19, 2013 12:38

[Iowa] Hopes for casino smoking ban left smoldering

What's new: A Senate subcommittee discussed a bill Tuesday that would lift the exemption. Health groups backed the measure, while casino operators voiced opposition What's next: The subcommittee chair said she planned to schedule a follow-up meeting aft
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 13, 2013 15:45

Iowa Attorney General tapped for e-cigarette initiative

JUUL Labs...would support state and federal initiatives to raise the minimum purchasing age...Part of that funding initiative includes research and a panel of public health officials and experts assembled and led by Tom Miller, the Iowa Attorney General,
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Apr 26, 2018 20:37

[Iowa] Garner residents prevent smoking ban proposal

Those in attendance, however, strongly opposed any sort of ban. One noted that he should be allowed to smoke in parks, and would move away from children and other people bothered by his smoke. Another mentioned that cigarette litter is always going to be
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 27, 2017 16:31

[Iowa] Students choose marijuana over tobacco

Only 8 percent of Wapello County 11th-graders reported using tobacco products within the 30 days prior to the survey. However, 16 percent said they’d used marijuana during that time. According to the Centers for Disease Control smoking among teens reach
Ottumwa (IA) Courier
added Jun 17, 2017 16:10

Iowa City businesses again fail tobacco compliance checks

Four Iowa City businesses that failed tobacco compliance checks in November failed again when checked again Wednesday. Iowa City Police conducted compliance checks Wednesday on seven businesses that failed similar checks in November, according to a poli
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Jun 2, 2016 20:43

[Iowa] Council to consider e-cig ban for Ames

A new ordinance drafted by Ames city staff may decide the future of how electronic cigarettes and other forms of nicotine vaporizers are regulated in the city of Ames. The ordinance will be given to the Ames City Council Tuesday for discussion and possib
Ames (IA) Tribune
added Jan 10, 2016 20:02

E-cigarettes gain Iowa attorney general's support

Callaway...was surprised by Miller’s letter. “Hopefully, Iowans are listening to their doctors and public health experts for their health information rather than the state’s attorney general,”... But e-cigarette supporters trumpeted Miller’s public stance
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Dec 29, 2015 22:22

[Iowa] Grassroots Healthiest Ames pushes for e-cig ban

A letter being circulated by members of Healthiest Ames is asking the Ames City Council to revisit the issue of banning electronic smoking devices in all places that other forms of tobacco use are currently not allowed. The letter, written by Brian Vand
Ames (IA) Tribune
added Dec 7, 2015 16:36
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