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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

[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

[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

[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

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

[Iowa] E-cig use in public may be prohibited

Electronic cigarette users may have to join tobacco users when it comes to prohibited use of the devices on city-owned property, depending on a vote by the Iowa City City Council today. If the council decides to pass the resolution, its next step could
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Sep 16, 2014 15:43

[Iowa] KUHN: Smoke-free park initiatives creating positive outcomes (Alex Kuhn guest view)

I understand there are opposing views on this issue and I respect and welcome all of those viewpoints. I am in no way disparaging smokers, whose choice to smoke I respect. But we have roughly 300 acres in Mason City devoted to city parks, and I am confi
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 14, 2014 12:42
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[Iowa] E-cigarette law imperils new shop

A new Iowa law restricting e-cigarette sales threatens a Des Moines business owner, who is a convicted felon.... The law, which took effect July 1, requires businesses selling such products to have a tobacco license, and prohibits selling the items to peo
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Sep 13, 2014 17:58

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Making park play areas smoke-free a healthy move (Globe Gazette editorial)

There is nothing worse to many of us than being out in the fresh air and getting a disgusting whiff of cigar or cigarette smoke. So we’re pleased to see City Councilman Alex Kuhn taking the issue personally and urging the Parks and Recreation Board to r
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 13, 2014 07:49
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[Iowa] City Council ponder e-cigarettes

Iowa City City Council decided Tuesday it would try to quickly move forward on a resolution regarding electronic cigarettes and other vapor-releasing devices. Although nothing formal was decided, there was broad council support for moving forward to stop
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:33
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