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[Iowa] HALFHILL: Vaping group thanks Miller

Iowans for Alternatives to Smoking and Tobacco (IFAST), we have been instrumental in letting state legislators and local elected officials understand what an e-cig is, and more importantly, what it is not. An e-cig is not a cigar or cigarette; it is not c
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 2, 2016 20:35

[Iowa] VIDEO: Some surprised by Tom Miller's statement on e-cigarettes

Youth and Shelter Services Prevention Specialist Denise Denton said research shows some e-cig users go on to be dual users meaning they smoke both conventional and electronic cigarettes. She stresses the bottom line is e-cig use is harmful. "Reducing ac
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:11

E-cigarettes gain Iowa attorney general's support

Callaway...was surprised by Miller’s letter. “Hopefully, Iowans are listening to their doctors and public health experts for their health information rather than the state’s attorney general,”... But e-cigarette supporters trumpeted Miller’s public stance
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Dec 29, 2015 22:22

Iowa attorney general questions attacks on e-cigs

makes Miller’s statement stand out is that he is in his ninth four-year term as Iowa’s attorney general and has served as chairman of the tobacco committee for the [NAAG]...he serves as chairman of Truth Initiative, a prominent anti-tobacco advocacy group
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 29, 2015 18:12

Iowa AG Defends E-Cigarettes

Tom Miller has issued a position statement called Electronic Cigarette Key Facts. His main premise is that “the harm of the combustible cigarette is dramatically greater than the harm of the e-cigarette” and that many efforts to get people to quit smoking
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 28, 2015 06:04

[Iowa] Statement by Attorney General Tom Miller on Electronic Cigarette Key Facts (PDF)

“There has been an effort to say that combustible cigarettes and e-cigarettes are equally harmful, that their companies are equally evil, and that they should be strongly regulated the same way. This view is incorrect, but it has gotten significant tra
Iowa Attorney General
added Dec 28, 2015 06:12

Iowa Smoke Free Homes Unveils Remodeled Mobile Website

The website, which can be found at, uses a responsive design enabling visitors to use their smartphones or tablets with the same functionality as visitors using a desktop computer.
Business Wire
added Dec 21, 2015 14:27

[Iowa] Grassroots Healthiest Ames pushes for e-cig ban

A letter being circulated by members of Healthiest Ames is asking the Ames City Council to revisit the issue of banning electronic smoking devices in all places that other forms of tobacco use are currently not allowed. The letter, written by Brian Vand
Ames (IA) Tribune
added Dec 7, 2015 16:36
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[Iowa] Editorial: E-cigarette ban makes for a healthier campus

the Daily Editorial Board wholeheartedly supports the motion. The Iowa State University Professional and Scientific Council voted Thursday to back a proposal that would put e-cigarettes under the university’s smokefree policy. The change will take effect
Iowa State Daily
added Nov 14, 2015 14:23

EDITORIAL: Why not make all Iowa casinos smoke-free?

it makes sense that we have smoke-free casinos. But if state officials are really concerned about the health of citizens — beyond any healthy state designation — it makes far more sense to have all casinos smoke-free, not just one.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Oct 28, 2015 16:44
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