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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: 50-year-old warning ($$)

Too many Americans still ignore surgeon general's advice about smoking. It was 50 years ago Saturday that the Surgeon General of the United States, Luther Terry, issued a report linking cigarette smoking to lung ...
Burlington (IA) Hawk Eye
added Jan 16, 2014 13:21
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Six Democratic lawmakers in Iowa question impacts of international trade deals

Six members of the Iowa House and Senate - all Democrats - have sent a letter to Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and attorneys general in 22 other states to ask whether new international trade deals will affect the ability of states to legislate in the
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 16, 2014 04:10
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[Iowa] E-Cigarette's cause controversy at Gage County Jail

Opinions vary on whether Gage County Jail inmates should be able to buy and use electronic cigarettes from the jail’s commissary. Sheriff Millard Gustafson says the program has been underway for about a month and it provides a way for the detention facil
KMA Broadcasting (Shenandoah, IA)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:11
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Iowa Officials Blame Fire On Smoking While Using Oxygen

The Des Moines Fire Department says a man was injured when he lit a cigarette while using an oxygen tank, sparking a fire. The fire happened Saturday afternoon when the man lit a cigarette while wearing an oxygen mask.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Dec 3, 2013 12:44
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[Iowa] Coming Sunday: Tobacco users penalized under new Obamacare rules

Rich Bartlett, owner of Southside Tobacco and Liquor, at 2424 S.W. 9th St. in Des Moines,discusses health insurance companies charging higher premiums to tobacco users and how unfair the practice is.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 30, 2013 16:19
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OUR OPINION: It's time for e-cigarette discussion in Iowa

"Over the past several years, e-cigarettes have developed technologically, and they have grown quickly in popularity," Miller said. "Our state laws, regulations and policies don't address these products, and I think it's time for the Legislature to begin
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 13, 2013 15:30
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[Iowa] Miller wants e-cigarettes banned from minors, taxed at a higher rate

Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 13, 2013 15:28
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[Iowa] Branstad ‘absolutely interested’ in regulating e-cigarettes

Gov. Terry Branstad, who made Terrace Hill and the governor’s office smoke-free the day he took office, is open to regulating electronic cigarettes in much the same way as the traditional variety. Iowa law prohibits smoking in workplaces other than on ca
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 13, 2013 15:27
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Cigarette tax revenue in Iowa declines 9% over 6 years

A state ban on smoking in most public places, coupled with a hike in federal tobacco taxes, appears to be negatively affecting Iowa cigarette tax revenue, a state report shows. But health professionals who want to reduce the number of Iowa smokers aren'
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Nov 11, 2013 12:43
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[Iowa] School board nearing nicotine ban

The West Liberty school board is in the middle of expanding school code to include the banning of nicotine and all nicotine look-alike products in addition to tobacco products on school campuses. The change to the Tobacco-Free Environment code comes aft
West Liberty (IA) Index
added Nov 9, 2013 14:51
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