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University of Iowa takes a look at e-cigarette use on campus

The rising use of electronic cigarettes is sparking a conversation about the devices' place on the University of Iowa's campus. Members of UI's Faculty Council on Tuesday discussed whether battery-powered cigarettes -- which deliver nicotine to the user
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Oct 9, 2013 12:13
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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes should be snuffed out

We have enough young people hooked on smoking. That ought to be reason enough to discourage anything that would add to their number.
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Oct 8, 2013 17:27
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E-cigarette use growing rapidly in Iowa, but regulation lacking

For now, e-cigarettes exist in a legal limbo of sorts, where government is trying to play catch-up to private enterprise. “There’s no current Iowa Department of Public Health position,” said Jerilyn Oshel, interim director of the department’s Division o
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Oct 8, 2013 13:50
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[Iowa] Electronic cigarette use and sales are growing; health groups urging caution

Sales of electronic cigarettes in North Iowa have been on the increase, although they have yet to catch on here as they have in other areas of the country. "We have had a few more pop up lately," a spokeswoman for Rumorz pub in Clear Lake said. "They hav
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Oct 6, 2013 13:48
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[Iowa] Smoking bans don't apply to e-cigarettes

unlike their tobacco-stuffed counterparts, e-cigarettes are not regulated and not subject to tobacco taxes in most states. Still, changes are coming as evidenced by the letter signed by 41 attorneys general, including Iowa’s Tom Miller, asking the U.S. F
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Oct 6, 2013 13:44
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[Iowa] E-cigarettes popular nationally, not locally

Multiple bar and restaurant owners and managers said there hasn't been enough use of electronic cigarettes to warrant any bar or restaurant policies yet. Mike Kleist, owner and manager of Boonie's on the Avenue, said he has seen only one customer use an
Muscatine (IA) Journal
added Oct 5, 2013 21:34
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[Iowa] LETTER: Jumer's is close, non-smoking casino

If a person wants an enjoyable time at a non-smoking casino, Jumer’s Casino in Rock Island, Ill., is a short distance down Interstate 80. It has no smoking, an affordable buffet that runs all day and daily drawings for some sort of prizes. The drive is w
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 21, 2013 16:12
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FINAL AWARD RE: STATE OF IOWA (PDF)

The Panel unanimously finds that the State of Iowa diligently enforced its Qualifying Statute during calendar year 2003 and therefore is not subject to an NPM Adjustment pursuant to Section IX (d)(2)(B) of the Master Settlement Agreement. All other clai
Iowa Attorney General
added Sep 12, 2013 01:33
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National Arbitration Panel Backs Iowa in Tobacco Payment Dispute

Miller fought big tobacco companies' attempts to reduce Iowa's payments under 1998 Master Settlement Agreement
Iowa Attorney General
added Sep 11, 2013 22:55
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[Iowa, Minnesota] Some smokers quit, others drive

An increase in cigarette taxes has prompted many people to travel to Iowa or else give up smoking The cigarette tax increase implemented earlier this month has had mixed effects on area smokers.
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Jul 28, 2013 21:10
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