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FOEGE/TOMENGA: Iowa View: Close loophole; Ban smoking at casinos

During our time in the Legislature going smoke-free was a contentious issue. Fears about lost business and business owners' rights were pervasive. But more persuasive was the proof of the serious health ramifications of continuing to allow smoking indoors
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 8, 2015 08:39
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Iowa smoking opponents ask Hy-Vee to end tobacco sales

A statewide group of health professionals and tobacco opponents used Thursday’s Great American Smokeout observance to launch a campaign calling on Hy-Vee to end the sale of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, at any of its stores that have a pharmac
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 21, 2014 23:35
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[Iowa] Hy-Vee should quit selling cigarettes, smoking foes say

Anti-smoking activists are calling on Iowa's largest grocery chain to quit selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at stores that include pharmacies or health clinics. The move would help Hy-Vee demonstrate its professed interest in customers' hea
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 21, 2014 23:33
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[Iowa] Group calls on Hy-Vee stores to end tobacco sales

The Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance launched a campaign asking Hy-Vee, Inc. to ban products such as cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes at stores with pharmacies and clinics. As a practical matter, such a policy would cover nearly all of the ch
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 23:31
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[Iowa] LETTER: Casino officials repeat their smoking lie

It's time the casino industry stop lying about the health risks it glibly exposes Iowa workers and their patrons to, and it's time the Legislature stop blithely buying the lie and, instead, take action. Secondhand smoke kills. It has no place in any Iowa
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 4, 2014 07:34
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[Iowa, Texas] Governor Rick Perry Campains for Adam Gregg

Republican Attorney General candidate Adam Gregg...said that Miller is known for his lawsuit against the tobacco companies. “So your legacy after 32 years, is suing people,” said Gregg. “My plan and my legacy will be protecting more people.” Gregg’s goal
WHO-TV 13 (Des Moines, IA)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:33
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[Iowa] OFFNER: Getting the vapors over e-cigarettes

This isn’t about tween-age kids; it’s about controlling the buying habits of adults, and the entire business community should monitor this situation closely.
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Oct 21, 2014 13:28
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[Iowa] Branstad open to smoke-free casinos, changing gaming revenue distribution

The five-term Republican, who called himself a “militant non-smoker,” expressed interest in a Linn County proposal to create Iowa’s first smoke-free casino and ban smoking on the gaming floors of existing casinos. “I don’t think it’s right, I don’t thin
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Oct 17, 2014 01:00
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[Iowa] Nebraska court ruling threatens South Sioux City cigar lounge

Those kind of idyllic, smoke-filled times could soon be extinguished. The Nebraska Supreme Court, by a 5-2 vote on Aug. 29, struck down a provision that exempted cigar bars and tobacco stores from the state's indoor smoking ban.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Oct 15, 2014 14:03
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Should Iowa cities ban e-cigarettes?

“At some point cities will get a better feel for, ‘Do these have the same danger as a cigarette?,’” said Alan Kemp, Iowa League of Cities executive director. “It’s always been my impression that the reason cigarettes have been regulated and smoking in pu
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 30, 2014 05:36
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