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Iowa celebrates 10 years smoke-free

Iowa is one of 25 states that have enacted smoke-free laws addressing secondhand smoke exposure in workplaces, restaurants and bars. Ten years ago, on July 1, 2008, the act was signed by then-Governor Chet Culver. On the act’s five-year anniversary, the
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Jul 1, 2018 13:05
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[Iowa] DORMAN: Proceed with caution on banning beer, tobacco from parks in Cedar Rapids

But puffing on a cigar, on a fairway, 100 yards from the nearest human seems like much less of a public health emergency. Heck, if we’re truly concerned about the health habits of golfers, maybe the city should ban the use of carts. Spoil your good walk
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jun 30, 2018 22:06
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JUUL Labs Commends Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller for Convening International Group of Public Health Experts to Advise on Youth Prevention

The bipartisan group, including public health officials and former attorneys general, will advise the Company on how to keep JUUL out of the hands of underage individuals through youth and parent education and awareness. In addition, the group will provi
PR Newswire
added Jun 19, 2018 13:55
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[Iowa] UI study finds more adults trying e-cigarettes

His study revealed that in 2014, 12.6 percent of American adults reported they had tried e-cigarettes. That number increased to 13.9 percent in 2015 and 15.3 percent in 2016. However, Bao’s study also found that the number of adults who use e-cigarettes
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:28
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[Iowa] Marengo industrial park plat drawings shown

she reviewed a recent survey conducted by JCPH, of 175 Marengo residents, about where smoking should be prohibited. Of those, 81 percent agreed or strongly agreed with eliminating tobacco use at playgrounds, with 77 percent saying it should be outlawed on
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Apr 29, 2018 00:38
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Iowa Attorney General tapped for e-cigarette initiative

JUUL Labs...would support state and federal initiatives to raise the minimum purchasing age...Part of that funding initiative includes research and a panel of public health officials and experts assembled and led by Tom Miller, the Iowa Attorney General,
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Apr 26, 2018 20:37
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[Iowa] The NRTI urges physicians to endorse the use of safer tobacco alternatives

The NTRI who amongst its members boasts renowned anti-smoking advocate Derek Yach and the Attorney General of Iowa, Tom Miller, pointed out that a recent report by the US’ National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), indicates that
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01
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Iowa urges appeals court to overturn FDA rule governing e-cigarettes

Iowa’s attorney general is urging a federal appeals court to strike down a rule that requires e-cigarette manufacturers to get U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to market their products as less risky than conventional tobacco products. Democra
Reuters
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01
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NICOPURE LABS, LLC, RIGHT TO BE SMOKE FREE COALITION, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al., Defendants-Appellees: BRIEF OF THE STATE OF IOWA AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS (PDF)

generalized modified risk claims for ENDS are different because they are true—and the MRTPR undermines momentum towards critical harm reduction by effectively silencing them.
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 22, 2018 18:18
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