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Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa score too many F's on smoking report card

“While we celebrate successes such as Wisconsin’s smoke-free air law, we must also face the reality that young people are using tobacco products like e-cigarettes and little cigars is at an all-time high,” said Linda Witucki, executive director of the Am
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 7, 2016 21:48

Iowa Legislature to Consider Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

At the opening of the current legislative session on Jan. 13, Senator Herman C. Quirmbach (D-23) filed SF 2016, which would make Iowa one of the first states to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco. Only Hawaii has increased the age so far, while Ne
added Jan 21, 2016 20:59
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[Iowa] Marijuana use tops tobacco use among high school seniors

Siouxland youth say it's now easier for them to get their hands on marijuana than alcohol, according to Holly Keegan, a prevention specialist for Jackson Recovery Centers who works with high-risk children and teens. Although a National Institutes of Heal
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 18:03

[Iowa] Council to consider e-cig ban for Ames

A new ordinance drafted by Ames city staff may decide the future of how electronic cigarettes and other forms of nicotine vaporizers are regulated in the city of Ames. The ordinance will be given to the Ames City Council Tuesday for discussion and possib
Ames (IA) Tribune
added Jan 10, 2016 20:02

[Iowa] VIDEO: Some surprised by Tom Miller's statement on e-cigarettes

Youth and Shelter Services Prevention Specialist Denise Denton said research shows some e-cig users go on to be dual users meaning they smoke both conventional and electronic cigarettes. She stresses the bottom line is e-cig use is harmful. "Reducing ac
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:11

[Iowa] HALFHILL: Vaping group thanks Miller

Iowans for Alternatives to Smoking and Tobacco (IFAST), we have been instrumental in letting state legislators and local elected officials understand what an e-cig is, and more importantly, what it is not. An e-cig is not a cigar or cigarette; it is not c
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 2, 2016 20:35

E-cigarettes gain Iowa attorney general's support

Callaway...was surprised by Miller’s letter. “Hopefully, Iowans are listening to their doctors and public health experts for their health information rather than the state’s attorney general,”... But e-cigarette supporters trumpeted Miller’s public stance
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Dec 29, 2015 22:22

Iowa attorney general questions attacks on e-cigs

makes Miller’s statement stand out is that he is in his ninth four-year term as Iowa’s attorney general and has served as chairman of the tobacco committee for the [NAAG]...he serves as chairman of Truth Initiative, a prominent anti-tobacco advocacy group
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 29, 2015 18:12

[Iowa] Statement by Attorney General Tom Miller on Electronic Cigarette Key Facts (PDF)

“There has been an effort to say that combustible cigarettes and e-cigarettes are equally harmful, that their companies are equally evil, and that they should be strongly regulated the same way. This view is incorrect, but it has gotten significant tra
Iowa Attorney General
added Dec 28, 2015 06:12

Iowa AG Defends E-Cigarettes

Tom Miller has issued a position statement called Electronic Cigarette Key Facts. His main premise is that “the harm of the combustible cigarette is dramatically greater than the harm of the e-cigarette” and that many efforts to get people to quit smoking
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 28, 2015 06:04
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