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Iowa receives annual tobacco settlement payment

Iowa's state treasury has received an annual payment from tobacco companies totaling more than $65 million.
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Apr 19, 2013 13:37
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[Iowa] Tullys suing tobacco company [Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA)]

The estate of former Dubuque mayor Thomas A. Tully filed a suit against Lorillard Tobacco Co. and 14 others for Tully, who died at the age of 69 in April 2010. The trial is set for Jan. 14, 2014, with an estimated length of two weeks. ... Besides Lorilla
InsuranceNewsNet.com
added Apr 18, 2013 22:50
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Proposed tobacco tax increase welcomed by some Iowa City smokers

Some Iowa City smokers welcome a proposed increase in the federal tax on cigarettes provided the money goes to its current proposed destination. President Obama proposed a 94-cent increase in the federal cigarette tax as a part of his budget last week t
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Apr 18, 2013 16:29
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Iowa State Senator Says You've Been 'Bamboozled' Into Accepting Homosexuality - Johnston, IA Patch

"Health risks" from homosexuality are equivalent to those of second-hand smoke, said Sen. Dennis Guth, R-Klemme. Critics blasted the comments as "offensive," "disgusting" and "ignorant."
Patch.org
added Apr 18, 2013 11:05
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[Iowa] FDA recommends modifications to labeling current over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy products (PDF)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended changes to the warnings and directions for use of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products ... Niconovum USA, a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), markets Zonni
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 16, 2013 01:55
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[Iowa] Big cigarette tax has some readers fuming mad

We asked the Pilot's Facebook readers for their opinion. The results: 68% - The cigarette tax is BAD government. 32% - The cigarette tax is GOOD government. A few examples of reader comments in favor of the tax:
Storm Lake (IA) Pilot Tribune
added Apr 16, 2013 01:34
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[Iowa] Smoked out | Some residents unhappy about owners reversing smoking ban in apartments

Late last year, the apartment complex, which has 57 units for residents age 62 and older who accept Section 8 vouchers, was purchased by Pacific Management Inc. of Chicago. Soon after, tenants say they were informed that the building's no smoking policy
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Apr 4, 2013 10:06
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[Iowa] Tullys suing tobacco company ($$)

The widow and children of former Dubuque Mayor Thomas Tully have filed suit against maker of Kent cigarettes, which claimed its product had 'the greatest health protection."
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Apr 2, 2013 09:07
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Community Partners helps Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy go smoke-free

“The company had been working on it for a few months, and we placed a flyer in the (Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce) packet,” said Julie Florian, Community Partners specialist. “SIRE called us and said they were working on (going tobacco-free). T
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Mar 9, 2013 19:11
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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking on casino floors is a healthy idea (Globe Gazette editorial)

Cathy Callaway of the American Cancer Society said 500 state-regulated casinos in 20 states have banned smoking, including several neighboring Iowa.
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Feb 21, 2013 10:21
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