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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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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: 50-year-old warning ($$)

Too many Americans still ignore surgeon general's advice about smoking. It was 50 years ago Saturday that the Surgeon General of the United States, Luther Terry, issued a report linking cigarette smoking to lung ...
Burlington (IA) Hawk Eye
added Jan 16, 2014 13:21
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Six Democratic lawmakers in Iowa question impacts of international trade deals

Six members of the Iowa House and Senate - all Democrats - have sent a letter to Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and attorneys general in 22 other states to ask whether new international trade deals will affect the ability of states to legislate in the
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 16, 2014 04:10
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[Iowa] E-Cigarette's cause controversy at Gage County Jail

Opinions vary on whether Gage County Jail inmates should be able to buy and use electronic cigarettes from the jail’s commissary. Sheriff Millard Gustafson says the program has been underway for about a month and it provides a way for the detention facil
KMA Broadcasting (Shenandoah, IA)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:11
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Iowa Officials Blame Fire On Smoking While Using Oxygen

The Des Moines Fire Department says a man was injured when he lit a cigarette while using an oxygen tank, sparking a fire. The fire happened Saturday afternoon when the man lit a cigarette while wearing an oxygen mask.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Dec 3, 2013 12:44
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[Iowa] Coming Sunday: Tobacco users penalized under new Obamacare rules

Rich Bartlett, owner of Southside Tobacco and Liquor, at 2424 S.W. 9th St. in Des Moines,discusses health insurance companies charging higher premiums to tobacco users and how unfair the practice is.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 30, 2013 16:19
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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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