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Iowa urges appeals court to overturn FDA rule governing e-cigarettes

Iowa’s attorney general is urging a federal appeals court to strike down a rule that requires e-cigarette manufacturers to get U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to market their products as less risky than conventional tobacco products. Democra
Reuters
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01
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[Iowa] The NRTI urges physicians to endorse the use of safer tobacco alternatives

The NTRI who amongst its members boasts renowned anti-smoking advocate Derek Yach and the Attorney General of Iowa, Tom Miller, pointed out that a recent report by the US’ National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), indicates that
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01
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NICOPURE LABS, LLC, RIGHT TO BE SMOKE FREE COALITION, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al., Defendants-Appellees: BRIEF OF THE STATE OF IOWA AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS (PDF)

generalized modified risk claims for ENDS are different because they are true—and the MRTPR undermines momentum towards critical harm reduction by effectively silencing them.
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 22, 2018 18:18
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[Iowa] Investigators blame smoking materials for fatal fire

Cedar Rapids Fire Department investigators on Tuesday said the smoking materials ignited a chair inside the apartment, causing the Saturday morning fire. When firefighters entered the apartment, they found 57-year-old Thomas Jones inside, near the chair
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2018 14:28
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[Iowa] Keeping young people safe

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products out of the hands of Marshall County youth. Known as I-PLEDGE, the program is a partnership with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division
Marshalltown (IA) Times-Republican
added Jan 1, 2018 03:01
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PROPOSED TOBACCO TAX HIKE FOR IOWA

Gov. Kim Reynolds heard requests to bump the tobacco tax rate in Iowa up $1.50. Iowa’s cigarette tax rate is currently a $1.36. Minnesota's is $3.04. Dan Randall, from Osage, says he thinks tobacco products shouldn't be singled out for a tax hike. “Becau
KIMT TV (Mason City, IA)
added Dec 16, 2017 19:52
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[Iowa] Smokers, health officials battle over ‘fairness’ of cigarette tax hike

A new proposal from the American Cancer Society could more than double Iowa's cigarette tax. Governor Kim Reynolds heard the proposal Tuesday, which includes a $1.50 tax increase. Currently, Iowa has the 29th lowest cigarette tax in the nation. Reynol
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Dec 15, 2017 22:44
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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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[Iowa] A dozen Main Street businesses officially storefront smoke-free

Last year CG Pro Bikes, 127 N. Main St., and the Curling Iron, next door at 129 N. Main, became the first official smoke-free storefront properties on Main Street. The building housing those businesses is owned by Raymond and Liz Harner, who manager the
Bluffton (IA) Icon / Ada (IA) Icon
added Nov 28, 2017 17:20
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CDC pegs national smoking rate at 21 percent; Iowa’s is lower

“In Iowa, our news is even better,” said Garin Buttermore... Iowa’s smoking rate has been declining and was 18.5 percent when it was last measured in 2014...rmore credits the 2008 state law that banned smoking in most workplaces and public places for gre
Radio Iowa
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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