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Possession, sale of all e-cigarettes to minors would be banned in Iowa

In a little less than 24 hours, both the Iowa Senate and House have voted to ban the sale of all types of electronic cigarettes to minors, even if there’s no nicotine in the product. Possession of the devices would be a crime for minors, too, if the bill
Radio Iowa
added Apr 30, 2014 17:29
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[Iowa] Legislative Briefs: E-cigarette bill approved

The Senate on Monday approved a bill that would ban the use of electronic cigarettes to deliver all vapor products — including nicotine and candy flavors — by anyone under age 18. The vote was 37-12.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Apr 29, 2014 06:59
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Iowa Receives $71 Million in Annual Tobacco Payment

The tobacco companies remitted a regular annual Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) payment to Iowa of more than $54 million, and an additional "Strategic Contribution Fund" payment of more than $17.5 million, for a total payment of more than $71.6 million
Iowa Attorney General
added Apr 21, 2014 17:31
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[Iowa] CARLSON: Do the right thing: Restrict sales of e-cigarettes

As one of the leading retail associations in our state, the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa believes that e-cigarettes and vapor products should be age restricted. H.F. 2109, currently pending in the Senate, would do just that by setti
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Mar 29, 2014 22:20
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[Iowa] Liquid from e-cigarettes a danger to kids, officials say

People who use e-cigarettes should keep the devices and their refill liquid away from children, Iowa officials say. E-cigarettes are electronic devices that vaporize liquid containing nicotine, which is the addictive part of tobacco. Proponents say they
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Mar 26, 2014 13:05
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[Iowa] Pushing for tobacco-free parks

The Charles City Park and Recreation Board, along with FOCUS, a Floyd County substance abuse prevention program, are working together to eliminate tobacco use at public parks throughout the city.
KIMT TV (Mason City, IA)
added Mar 25, 2014 22:12
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[Iowa] E-cigs can cloud teen's judgments

House File 2019 creates new classifications for “alternative nicotine products” and “vapor products,” the former being those that contain nicotine and that would be banned for sale to people under the age of 18 in the state.
Muscatine (IA) Journal
added Feb 18, 2014 12:55
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[Iowa] Speakout: How do you feel about people who smoke?

Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 3, 2014 23:54
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Iowa legislative panels OK measures banning sale of e-cigarettes to people under age 18

Lawmakers in the Iowa House and Senate granted preliminary approval Tuesday to bills that would prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. Subcommittees in both chambers approved similar measures, which will now move on for full committee-level review
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2014 18:47
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STIER: Iowa should tread carefully on e-cigarette rules

Attorney General Tom Miller would like the Iowa Legislature to change the state's "Smokefree Air Act" to include the use of e-cigarettes. This would be a huge mistake. ... the Legislature should remember what doctors are taught: First, do no harm.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 29, 2014 17:58
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