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[Iowa] Keeping young people safe

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products out of the hands of Marshall County youth. Known as I-PLEDGE, the program is a partnership with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division
Marshalltown (IA) Times-Republican
added Jan 1, 2018 03:01
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PROPOSED TOBACCO TAX HIKE FOR IOWA

Gov. Kim Reynolds heard requests to bump the tobacco tax rate in Iowa up $1.50. Iowa’s cigarette tax rate is currently a $1.36. Minnesota's is $3.04. Dan Randall, from Osage, says he thinks tobacco products shouldn't be singled out for a tax hike. “Becau
KIMT TV (Mason City, IA)
added Dec 16, 2017 19:52
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[Iowa] Smokers, health officials battle over ‘fairness’ of cigarette tax hike

A new proposal from the American Cancer Society could more than double Iowa's cigarette tax. Governor Kim Reynolds heard the proposal Tuesday, which includes a $1.50 tax increase. Currently, Iowa has the 29th lowest cigarette tax in the nation. Reynol
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Dec 15, 2017 22:44
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[Iowa] Ask the Times: How are the cigarette taxes spent?

"The state of Iowa has, since before the tobacco tax increase, followed the [CDC] best practices for tobacco control programs. In particular we have followed their four goal areas: Preventing initiation among youth and young adults; promoting quitting amo
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Dec 2, 2017 16:39
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[Iowa] A dozen Main Street businesses officially storefront smoke-free

Last year CG Pro Bikes, 127 N. Main St., and the Curling Iron, next door at 129 N. Main, became the first official smoke-free storefront properties on Main Street. The building housing those businesses is owned by Raymond and Liz Harner, who manager the
Bluffton (IA) Icon / Ada (IA) Icon
added Nov 28, 2017 17:20
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CDC pegs national smoking rate at 21 percent; Iowa’s is lower

“In Iowa, our news is even better,” said Garin Buttermore... Iowa’s smoking rate has been declining and was 18.5 percent when it was last measured in 2014...rmore credits the 2008 state law that banned smoking in most workplaces and public places for gre
Radio Iowa
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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Opioids, meth and marijuana top Iowa's drug problems

Also, the current use of alcohol and tobacco continued to decline last year based on self-reporting by 11th-graders in Iowa high schools, with the overall level cut in half over the last 14 years — 21 percent and 10 percent, respectively, in 2016 compare
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Nov 10, 2017 14:55
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[Iowa] June E. Nylen Cancer Center raising lung cancer awareness

Cancer Center along with the National Lung Cancer Alliance will promote "Shine A Light For Lung Cancer Awareness," a national campaign to educate the community about the importance of early detection and risk factors for lung cancer.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 3, 2017 17:41
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[Iowa] Council passes smoke-free parks ordinance

The Clear Lake City Council has passed a no-smoking ordinance for its City parks and additional public outdoor spaces. However, the ordinance underwent some last minute revisions prior to a 3-2 passage. Smoke-less tobacco was removed from the proposed
Clear Lake (IA) Mirror Reporter
added Oct 26, 2017 04:47
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[Iowa] Clear Lake passes smoking ordiance, excludes smokeless tobacco

After gathering public opinion during the last couple of months, Clear Lake city council members approved an ordinance banning smoking in its public parks and beaches at its meeting Monday evening. The ordinance, however, underwent a minor revision, as "
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Oct 20, 2017 13:15
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