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National Arbitration Panel Backs Iowa in Tobacco Payment Dispute

Miller fought big tobacco companies' attempts to reduce Iowa's payments under 1998 Master Settlement Agreement
Iowa Attorney General
added Sep 11, 2013 22:55

[Iowa, Minnesota] Some smokers quit, others drive

An increase in cigarette taxes has prompted many people to travel to Iowa or else give up smoking The cigarette tax increase implemented earlier this month has had mixed effects on area smokers.
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Jul 28, 2013 21:10

EDITORIAL: Make casinos smoke-free just like the rest of Iowa

It continues to make no sense that the casinos operate in a bubble, one that protects them from a fate that doesn’t seem to harm the rest of the state.
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Jul 7, 2013 11:35


Iowa's Smoke-Free Air Act reached its fifth anniversary this week, and health advocates are saluting the law that protects people from the cancer-causing chemicals known to exist in secondhand smoke.
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Jul 6, 2013 13:21

[Iowa] Is there such a thing as a safe cigarette?

seems logical to think that taking out the harmful parts of smoking a cigarette would make it safer. Lee County Health Department Prevention and Wellness Coordinator Emily Carrick couldn’t confirm that was the case — but at this point, the medical field
Fort Madison (IA) Daily Democrat
added Jun 27, 2013 10:46

[Iowa, New York] Can stricter laws stop teen smoking?

You might expect that such a law would get strong reviews from local health officials, but they admit to mixed feelings about this approach to cutting smoking. "We already have a 21 age limit for alcohol, and it isn't stopping young people from drinking
Storm Lake (IA) Pilot Tribune
added May 2, 2013 16:58

Smoke-Free Homes in Iowa

Tenants / Find a Smoke-Free Building Near You / Property Managers
Iowa Department of Public Health
added Apr 24, 2013 23:07

DIGEST: Iowa public health officials launch Smoke-Free Homes website

The state Department of Public Health has launched a new Smoke-Free Homes website to provide education and awareness of the benefits of living in environments free of second-hand smoke.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Apr 24, 2013 22:45
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[Iowa] HUINKER / MCCASLIN: Success stories in tobacco fight (Editor's Inbox)

Prairie Ridge Addiction Treatment Services, Kaplan University, the American Cancer Society, and the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health are just a few which offer cessation support and prevention resources. We encourage those looking to quit
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Apr 23, 2013 13:17

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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