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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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AG Miller calls for Iowa Legislature to ban e-cigarette sales to minors

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller said Monday he wants the Iowa Legislature to ban electronic cigarette sales to minors. He also proposed adding e-cigarettes to the Iowa Smokefree Air Act, and asked lawmakers to determine whether the state should tax the
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 5, 2013 17:32
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[Iowa] Miller wants to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller said Monday he wants the Legislature to ban electronic cigarette sales to minors. He also proposed adding e-cigarettes to the Iowa Smokefree Air Act, and asked lawmakers to determine whether the state should tax the prod
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 5, 2013 16:58
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Iowa AG urges legislature to regulate e-cigarettes

Miller urged state lawmakers to add e-cigarettes to the Iowa Smokefree Air Act, ban e-cigarette sales to minors and determine if the state should tax the products higher than the standard sales tax rate. E-cigarettes are battery operated products that he
Legal NewsLine
added Nov 5, 2013 16:46
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ABC5 Special Report: E-Cigarettes in Iowa

Smokers, nicotine lovers and the eccentric flock into the store. ... Senator Matt McCoy from Des Moines championed Iowa's Smoke Free Air Act of 2008 and says laws on e-cigs are coming. "They're simply running like the Wild West, the old West. These toba
WOI ABC 5 (West Des Moines, IA)
added Nov 2, 2013 15:45
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[Iowa] LETTER: No poison in e-cigarettes (Editor's Inbox)

E-cigarettes do not deliver the poisons present in tobacco that cause emphysema, cancer, heart attacks and strokes. Some contain nicotine, and people may be able to use them to help themselves quit smoking in the same way they use nicotine patches or gum
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Oct 29, 2013 15:55
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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: No rush to regulate e-cigarettes

The Iowa Department of Public Health has yet to take a position. Any final decision about regulation of e-cigarettes needs their input and more quality research.
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Oct 18, 2013 08:19
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Hazy future for e-cigarettes in Iowa

E-cigarettes exist in a legal limbo of sorts, where government is trying to play catch up to private enterprise. “There’s no current Iowa Department of Public Health position,” said Jerilyn Oshel, interim director of the department's Division of Tobacco
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Oct 18, 2013 08:17
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[Iowa] UI takes a look at e-cigarette use on campus

Members of UI's Faculty Council on Tuesday discussed whether battery-powered cigarettes -- which deliver nicotine to the user via water vapor instead of tobacco smoke -- should be included in UI's campus-wide smoking ban.
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Oct 9, 2013 16:10
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University of Iowa takes a look at e-cigarette use on campus

The rising use of electronic cigarettes is sparking a conversation about the devices' place on the University of Iowa's campus. Members of UI's Faculty Council on Tuesday discussed whether battery-powered cigarettes -- which deliver nicotine to the user
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Oct 9, 2013 12:13
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