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[Iowa] Nebraska court ruling threatens South Sioux City cigar lounge

Those kind of idyllic, smoke-filled times could soon be extinguished. The Nebraska Supreme Court, by a 5-2 vote on Aug. 29, struck down a provision that exempted cigar bars and tobacco stores from the state's indoor smoking ban.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Oct 15, 2014 14:03

Should Iowa cities ban e-cigarettes?

“At some point cities will get a better feel for, ‘Do these have the same danger as a cigarette?,’” said Alan Kemp, Iowa League of Cities executive director. “It’s always been my impression that the reason cigarettes have been regulated and smoking in pu
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 30, 2014 05:36

[Iowa] E-cig use in public may be prohibited

Electronic cigarette users may have to join tobacco users when it comes to prohibited use of the devices on city-owned property, depending on a vote by the Iowa City City Council today. If the council decides to pass the resolution, its next step could
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Sep 16, 2014 15:43

[Iowa] KUHN: Smoke-free park initiatives creating positive outcomes (Alex Kuhn guest view)

I understand there are opposing views on this issue and I respect and welcome all of those viewpoints. I am in no way disparaging smokers, whose choice to smoke I respect. But we have roughly 300 acres in Mason City devoted to city parks, and I am confi
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 14, 2014 12:42
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[Iowa] E-cigarette law imperils new shop

A new Iowa law restricting e-cigarette sales threatens a Des Moines business owner, who is a convicted felon.... The law, which took effect July 1, requires businesses selling such products to have a tobacco license, and prohibits selling the items to peo
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Sep 13, 2014 17:58

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Making park play areas smoke-free a healthy move (Globe Gazette editorial)

There is nothing worse to many of us than being out in the fresh air and getting a disgusting whiff of cigar or cigarette smoke. So we’re pleased to see City Councilman Alex Kuhn taking the issue personally and urging the Parks and Recreation Board to r
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 13, 2014 07:49
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[Iowa] City Council ponder e-cigarettes

Iowa City City Council decided Tuesday it would try to quickly move forward on a resolution regarding electronic cigarettes and other vapor-releasing devices. Although nothing formal was decided, there was broad council support for moving forward to stop
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:33

[Iowa] VIDEO: New anti-tobacco ads aim to shame celebrities who smoke

Iowa's attorney general is touting the power of a new anti-smoking tactic: celebrity-shaming. While young people around the world were watching MTV's Video Music Awards show Sunday night, they got an eyeful of entertainers with cigarettes hanging out of
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 26, 2014 22:17

[Iowa] LETTER: Walgreens, Hy-Vee should end tobacco sales

As I was making a purchase at Walgreens in Coralville, I was amazed to hear the assistant, who was standing in front of row upon row of cigarettes, tell me (as expected by corporate policy) to “be well.”
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 6, 2014 09:36

[Iowa] Few applying for insurance acknowledge smoking

Surveys show about 20 percent of adults in Iowa smoke regularly, but but a much smaller percentage acknowledged their habit when signing up for insurance with federally mandated forms. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 20
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 31, 2014 11:37
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