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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

[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

[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

Iowa Legislature to Consider Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

At the opening of the current legislative session on Jan. 13, Senator Herman C. Quirmbach (D-23) filed SF 2016, which would make Iowa one of the first states to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco. Only Hawaii has increased the age so far, while Ne
added Jan 21, 2016 20:59
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[Iowa] Marijuana use tops tobacco use among high school seniors

Siouxland youth say it's now easier for them to get their hands on marijuana than alcohol, according to Holly Keegan, a prevention specialist for Jackson Recovery Centers who works with high-risk children and teens. Although a National Institutes of Heal
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 18:03
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