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SULLIVAN: Iowa's smoking ban was never about protecting workers

newer research is raising skepticism about the threat posed by secondhand smoke, and the effectiveness of smoking bans like Iowa’s....A decade later, we see the true goal was to infringe on personal choice by making it ever more inconvenient to use tobacc
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 24, 2018 20:51

SULLIVAN: Iowa's smoking ban was never about protecting workers

All this, even though there is no reliable evidence showing smoking outside is hazardous to other people’s health. The same goes for e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco, which Iowa City’s ordinance also outlawed....The smoker’s lobby has lost this fight, but
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 5, 2018 22:47

Smoke-Free Casino Issues Revisited After Iowa 10-Year Study Shows No Adverse Affects on Businesses

Ten years after the Iowa Smoke-Free Air Act was put into law, state officials say there is no evidence to suggest the ban has adversely affected any businesses — including bars and restaurants — where smoking is prohibited. In fact, the number of licens
added Jul 5, 2018 15:26

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
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Iowa celebrates 10 years smoke-free

Iowa is one of 25 states that have enacted smoke-free laws addressing secondhand smoke exposure in workplaces, restaurants and bars. Ten years ago, on July 1, 2008, the act was signed by then-Governor Chet Culver. On the act’s five-year anniversary, the
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Jul 1, 2018 13:05

[Iowa] DORMAN: Proceed with caution on banning beer, tobacco from parks in Cedar Rapids

But puffing on a cigar, on a fairway, 100 yards from the nearest human seems like much less of a public health emergency. Heck, if we’re truly concerned about the health habits of golfers, maybe the city should ban the use of carts. Spoil your good walk
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jun 30, 2018 22:06

JUUL Labs Commends Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller for Convening International Group of Public Health Experts to Advise on Youth Prevention

The bipartisan group, including public health officials and former attorneys general, will advise the Company on how to keep JUUL out of the hands of underage individuals through youth and parent education and awareness. In addition, the group will provi
PR Newswire
added Jun 19, 2018 13:55

[Iowa] UI study finds more adults trying e-cigarettes

His study revealed that in 2014, 12.6 percent of American adults reported they had tried e-cigarettes. That number increased to 13.9 percent in 2015 and 15.3 percent in 2016. However, Bao’s study also found that the number of adults who use e-cigarettes
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:28

[Iowa] Marengo industrial park plat drawings shown

she reviewed a recent survey conducted by JCPH, of 175 Marengo residents, about where smoking should be prohibited. Of those, 81 percent agreed or strongly agreed with eliminating tobacco use at playgrounds, with 77 percent saying it should be outlawed on
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Apr 29, 2018 00:38
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