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Poll: Iowans support raising age for tobacco purchases

A bill introduced in the House earlier this year would raise that age to 19. A separate bill moving through the Senate also would raise the age at which individuals could purchase tobacco products to 19. Supporters say raising the minimum age would prev
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Feb 27, 2015 13:35
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[Iowa] Smoke-free Cedar Rapids casino remains iffy

Once again this year, the state’s anti-smoking forces are back at the Iowa Legislature to seek among other things a ban on smoking at Iowa’s 19 state-licensed casinos. This year’s new wrinkle comes from legislators who represent the city of Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Feb 21, 2015 22:24
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[Iowa] Some hoping to make Marion parks nicotine free

It's an idea approved by the Marion Park Board -- which hopes the city council will agree. Some smokers feel it's a step too far. "I'm not into that," said Valerie McKee, a smoker. "It's out in the open. What's it gonna hurt?"
KWWL Channel 7 (Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, IA)
added Feb 17, 2015 18:10
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[Iowa] REGULATORY HAZE / Siouxland states' smoking bans leave 'vaping' policy up to businesses

Although Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota ban smoking in public places, none of those states has laws prohibiting vaping...in public. Like most other states, they leave it up to businesses to set their own policy on whether to allow vaping.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 8, 2015 13:21
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[Iowa] GSB bans the use of e-cigarettes on campus

The Government of the Student Body will send a resolution to university administration to encourage banning the use of electronic cigarettes and nicotine delivery systems on campus as a preventative measure.
Iowa State Daily
added Feb 6, 2015 16:50
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[Iowa] Vape shop helps smokers cut the habit

They were so encouraged by their successes that they decided to help others interested in quitting smoking by opening Great Alternatives Vape Shop... Amber Page spoke with The Des Moines Register about her family’s business. Q: What do you offer in your
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Feb 2, 2015 11:16
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[Iowa] Parents of newborn question what to do about smoking neighbors

The smoking ban at Hubbell Realty's brand-new Broadway Heights apartments in far northeast Des Moines is nothing unusual....managers are still trying to find the smoker. Hubbell, she said, has decided to put weather stripping around all the apartment doo
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Feb 1, 2015 10:08
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Bill would ban smoking on casino floors in Iowa

State lawmakers in both the House and Senate are proposing legislation that would force casinos to comply with the state's smoking ban. Casino floors in Iowa are now exempt from following a 2008 law that prohibits smoking in public places. A bill sponsor
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 21, 2015 06:16
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Proposed bill would ban smoking on casino floors in Iowa

Iowa lawmakers in both the House and Senate are proposing legislation that would force casinos to comply with the state's smoking ban. Casino floors in Iowa are now exempt from following a 2008 law that prohibits smoking in public places. A bill sponsored
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 20, 2015 22:37
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FOEGE/TOMENGA: Iowa View: Close loophole; Ban smoking at casinos

During our time in the Legislature going smoke-free was a contentious issue. Fears about lost business and business owners' rights were pervasive. But more persuasive was the proof of the serious health ramifications of continuing to allow smoking indoors
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 8, 2015 08:39
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