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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

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

[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

[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

[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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More Iowa cities ban smoking, vaping in parks

More central Iowa cities are banning tobacco products in a place once considered a safe haven by smokers — parks. The American Lung Association in Iowa is lobbying city leaders to pass comprehensive bans on nicotine products in public parks. The effort
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Mar 19, 2016 02:07

[Iowa] Lawmakers Table Bill Raising Legal Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

A bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 died in a Senate subcommittee Wednesday morning. Senate File 2016, sponsored by State Senator Herman Quirmbach (D-Ames), would change the legal age someone can purchase toba
WHO-TV 13 (Des Moines, IA)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:25

Poll: Iowans Support Smoke-Free Law, Want Smoke-Free Casinos

A new poll shows the 82 percent of Iowa registered voters support a state law banning workplace smoking and made Iowa a better place to live. The poll also shows most say they would favor extending the law to making casinos smoke-free.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47

Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa score too many F's on smoking report card

“While we celebrate successes such as Wisconsin’s smoke-free air law, we must also face the reality that young people are using tobacco products like e-cigarettes and little cigars is at an all-time high,” said Linda Witucki, executive director of the Am
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 7, 2016 21:48
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