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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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[Iowa] Fewer cigarettes, more fruits, veggies at tobacco stores

chain is de-emphasizing cigarette sales and instead focusing on fresh and prepared foods at its tobacco shops ... Kwik Trip Inc. has started transforming its Tobacco Outlet Plus stores into Kwik Star Express markets that will feature fresh fruits and vege
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 29, 2016 16:49
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[Iowa] Teens vaping at record levels

Council Bluffs Community Schools does not allow the use of e-cigarettes in school buildings, on school grounds or in vehicles on school property by anyone...Palm Beach Vapors ...does not admit minors, since they cannot be customers at vape shops, said Joh
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Aug 20, 2016 15:36
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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
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[Iowa] 100 YEARS AGO: Youngsters smoking causes game cancellation

investigation conducted by Sioux City school authorities...there will be no baseball game between teams representing Longfellow and Smith grade schools...The game was canceled due to charges that some of the young ballplayers have been guilty of smoking c
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[Iowa] Law column: Some tips on handling smoking in the workplace

First, an employer can ban smoking entirely on its own property. An Iowa employer does not have to provide smoking breaks, smoking areas or any accommodations for smokers. Second, it is legal for employers to charge employees more for health insurance b
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Apr 30, 2016 18:56
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[Iowa] VIDEO: West Des Moines bans smoking, tobacco from city parks

The ordinance unanimously approved Monday includes park bans on all tobacco and nicotine products, including electronic cigarettes. "It sort of effects the ambiance of the park when you see all the filters around (and) cigarette butts,” said park patron
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Mar 23, 2016 15:01
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[Iowa] Smoking, e-cigs banned in W.D.M. parks

The City Council on Monday unanimously approved an ordinance that bans smoking in its 29 parks. It includes all tobacco- and nicotine-products, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, and electronic cigarettes.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Mar 23, 2016 10:59
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