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[Iowa] Waterloo man pushes for park smoking ban

The 40-year-old resident has been flagging cigarette butts he finds in Lafayette Park to raise awareness for his campaign to ban smoking and tobacco products from his hometown's park system. He's particularly concerned about the health effects of second
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[Iowa] Proposed smoking ban supported in Clear Lake

A proposed smoking ban in parks and beaches in Clear Lake has garnered considerable support since it was introduced to city council members by city administrator Scott Flory last week. Multiple residents who spoke with the Globe Gazette Tuesday afternoon
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Aug 30, 2017 04:42
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[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
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[Iowa] First Tax on Cigarettes

This month in 1921, Iowa became the first state to enact a tax on cigarettes, rolling paper and associated paraphernalia. The tax was very modest, being just $1 per 1,000 cigarettes. Iowa today collects $1.36 per pack, ranking it just below the middle of
U.S. Census Bureau
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38
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[Iowa] GOP Bill Bans Underage Sales of E-Cigarettes Online

Electronic cigarettes and other so-called vaping products sold to Iowans on the internet would be regulated for the first time under a last-minute spending bill as the GOP majority strives toward adjournment of this year’s legislative session.
WOI Radio (Iowa Public Radio) (Des Moines, IA)
added Apr 19, 2017 02:09
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Alliance seeks $2.3 million more for Iowa’s anti-smoking programs

The Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance is asking the governor and legislators to significantly boost state spending on anti-smoking programs. “We realize that this is a tight budget year and we know that it’s going to be really hard and money is scarce, b
Radio Iowa
added Dec 30, 2016 16:46
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[Iowa] BRADLEY: “It’s Big Tobacco All Over Again”

Over his political career Gov. Mike Pence (R-IN) has consistently carried the tobacco industry’s water, denying the dangers of cigarettes, opposing government regulation, and slashing smoking cessation efforts. In return, they rewarded him with more than
Blog for Iowa
added Sep 18, 2016 23:30
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[Iowa] LETTER: For casinos, non-smoking 'areas' are still a gamble

The WinnaVegas casino in Sloan might expect me to be celebrating that they’ve added a non-smoking area. I’m not, for good reason. It doesn’t protect people from the harms of secondhand smoke. Employees are still exposed to smoke and customers are, too.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Sep 8, 2016 13:18
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[Iowa] LETTER: For casinos, non-smoking 'areas' are still a gamble

The WinnaVegas casino in Sloan might expect me to be celebrating that they’ve added a non-smoking area. I’m not, for good reason. It doesn’t protect people from the harms of secondhand smoke. Employees are still exposed to smoke and customers are, too.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Sep 8, 2016 13:18
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Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska launches smoke-free gambling option in Iowa

A Native American casino in northwest Iowa that’s owned and run by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is now offering a “non-smoking” gaming room...WinnaVegas Casino in the town of Sloan: “So many people out there love to gamble and hate cigarette smoke.”
Nebraska Radio Network
added Sep 6, 2016 21:52
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