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[Iowa] U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 11

FIRST TAX ON CIGARETTES Profile America -- Saturday, April 11th. On this date in 1921, Iowa became the first state to enact a tax on cigarettes, rolling paper and associated paraphernalia. The tax was very modest, being just $1 per 1,000 cigarettes. Iow
PR Newswire
added Apr 13, 2015 10:24

[Iowa] Marion council imposes tobacco ban in parks, on trails

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
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Apr 11, 2015 15:10

[Iowa] Editorial: "Tobacco" ban is an overstep of the UI's authority

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
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
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 6, 2015 13:29
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[Iowa] Study: more kids using electronic cigarettes than regular ones

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.
KWWL Channel 7 (Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, IA)
added Mar 17, 2015 12:48
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[Iowa] Vaping: A dangerous trend among teens

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
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Mar 8, 2015 09:18

Poll: Iowans support raising age for tobacco purchases

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
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Feb 27, 2015 13:35

[Iowa] Smoke-free Cedar Rapids casino remains iffy

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
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Feb 21, 2015 22:24

[Iowa] Some hoping to make Marion parks nicotine free

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?"
KWWL Channel 7 (Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, IA)
added Feb 17, 2015 18:10

[Iowa] REGULATORY HAZE / Siouxland states' smoking bans leave 'vaping' policy up to businesses

Although Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota ban smoking in public places, none of those states has laws prohibiting public. Like most other states, they leave it up to businesses to set their own policy on whether to allow vaping.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 8, 2015 13:21
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