Headlines Tagged with Iowa — 2,646 headlines found
City Council on Thursday night imposed an ambitious ban on smoking and the use of tobacco, nicotine products, and vaporizers in the city’s 21 parks and on its trails. The vote was 6-1, with Mayor Snooks Bouska voting no, saying he didn’t like the $50 fin
Apr 10, 2015 Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Apr 11, 2015 15:10
The UI shouldn’t ban chew and electronic cigarettes from campus. Not only will it most likely be ineffective (similar to the smoking ban already in place), but it also is an overreach of UI power over individual liberty. The university doesn’t have a cle
Apr 9, 2015 Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Apr 9, 2015 12:21
Miller to lead board of public officials and health experts in fight to end tobacco-related illness and death - Three new members and a youth liaison also join Legacy board
Apr 6, 2015 American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 6, 2015 13:29
More kids in Iowa are using electronic cigarettes than traditional ones. That's according to the annual Iowa Youth Survey from the Iowa Department of Public Health. This is the first year the survey asked kids about electronic cigarettes.
Mar 15, 2015 KWWL Channel 7 (Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, IA)
added Mar 17, 2015 12:48
According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, 29 percent of high school students report using e-cigarettes — called "vaping." Melissa Pote, D.O., a Family Medicine physician with The Iowa Clinic, says, "Perhaps the high us
Mar 1, 2015 Des Moines (IA) Register
added Mar 8, 2015 09:18
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
Feb 24, 2015 Des Moines (IA) Register
added Feb 27, 2015 13:35
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
Feb 22, 2015 Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Feb 21, 2015 22:24
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?"
Feb 17, 2015 KWWL Channel 7 (Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, IA)
added Feb 17, 2015 18:10
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.
Feb 8, 2015 Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 8, 2015 13:21
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.
Feb 5, 2015 Iowa State Daily
added Feb 6, 2015 16:50