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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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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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