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E-cigarette restrictions among bills Iowa governor signs

Gov. Terry Branstad signed 11 bills into law Friday, including a ban the sale of electronic cigarettes and alternative nicotine products to minors in Iowa
Quad-City (IA) Times
added May 24, 2014 15:17

[Iowa] Branstad signs drones, e-cigarettes bills into law

The e-cigarettes legislation defines the devices and bars anyone under the age of 18 from purchasing them. There previously were no restrictions on their sale in Iowa.
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2014 14:07

[Iowa] LETTER: Branstad should veto e-cigarette law

this bill was written by tobacco companies and gives special treatment to their new products. It allows them to dodge proven and effective tobacco prevention laws. We need for Branstad to veto this bill and put the health of Iowans first. Not one major p
Des Moines (IA) Register
added May 23, 2014 16:30

[Iowa] Harkin talks e-cigarettes and sanctions against Russia

A U.S. Senate hearing this afternoon will be the first Congressional hearing to focus on the FDA proposal to begin regulating electronic cigarettes. Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, chair of the Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, says e-ci
Radio Iowa
added May 15, 2014 22:19
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[Iowa] House moves on e-cigs

Gov. Terry Branstad will have the final decision on whether to ban selling electronic cigarettes to minors after a bill cleared the Statehouse on Tuesday. The House voted 74-23 to agree with changes the Senate made to House File 2109, after originally p
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Apr 30, 2014 17:41

Possession, sale of all e-cigarettes to minors would be banned in Iowa

In a little less than 24 hours, both the Iowa Senate and House have voted to ban the sale of all types of electronic cigarettes to minors, even if there’s no nicotine in the product. Possession of the devices would be a crime for minors, too, if the bill
Radio Iowa
added Apr 30, 2014 17:29

[Iowa] Legislative Briefs: E-cigarette bill approved

The Senate on Monday approved a bill that would ban the use of electronic cigarettes to deliver all vapor products — including nicotine and candy flavors — by anyone under age 18. The vote was 37-12.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Apr 29, 2014 06:59

Iowa Receives $71 Million in Annual Tobacco Payment

The tobacco companies remitted a regular annual Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) payment to Iowa of more than $54 million, and an additional "Strategic Contribution Fund" payment of more than $17.5 million, for a total payment of more than $71.6 million
Iowa Attorney General
added Apr 21, 2014 17:31
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[Iowa] CARLSON: Do the right thing: Restrict sales of e-cigarettes

As one of the leading retail associations in our state, the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa believes that e-cigarettes and vapor products should be age restricted. H.F. 2109, currently pending in the Senate, would do just that by setti
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Mar 29, 2014 22:20

[Iowa] Liquid from e-cigarettes a danger to kids, officials say

People who use e-cigarettes should keep the devices and their refill liquid away from children, Iowa officials say. E-cigarettes are electronic devices that vaporize liquid containing nicotine, which is the addictive part of tobacco. Proponents say they
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Mar 26, 2014 13:05
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