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Smoking, chewing tobacco and using e-cigarettes now banned in all Iowa City parks

On Tuesday the Iowa City Council voted 6 to 1 in its final reading of an ordinance amendment that finalized the ban. Mayor Jim Throgmorton voted against all three readings of the ordinance change. "I don't think this is a public health issue. I look at
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Oct 19, 2017 18:52
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Iowa City Council to vote on smoking ban for city parks

The Iowa City Council will vote on a proposed ordinance banning the use of tobacco products in city parks at its Tuesday night meeting. In addition to prohibiting smoking, the measure will also ban the use of smokeless tobacco. And because of an existing
Little Village (Iowa City, IA)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:40
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[Iowa] Garner residents prevent smoking ban proposal

Those in attendance, however, strongly opposed any sort of ban. One noted that he should be allowed to smoke in parks, and would move away from children and other people bothered by his smoke. Another mentioned that cigarette litter is always going to be
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 27, 2017 16:31
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[Iowa] Clear lake smoking ban moving forward, Garner considering similar ban

Clear Lake officials feel a smoking ordinance banning cigarettes, e-cigarettes and similar smoking devices will pass with public support. What may change, however, is whether smokeless tobacco will remain a part of the ban, which would be enforced in cit
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 26, 2017 15:03
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Iowa City passes first reading of park smoking ban

The Iowa City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mayor Jim Throgmorton opposed, in support of the first of three readings of an amendment to the city’s Smoke Free Places ordinance to prohibit the use of tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and chewing
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 20, 2017 22:02
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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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