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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

Iowa Smoke Free Homes Unveils Remodeled Mobile Website

The website, which can be found at, uses a responsive design enabling visitors to use their smartphones or tablets with the same functionality as visitors using a desktop computer.
Business Wire
added Dec 21, 2015 14:27

[Iowa] Grassroots Healthiest Ames pushes for e-cig ban

A letter being circulated by members of Healthiest Ames is asking the Ames City Council to revisit the issue of banning electronic smoking devices in all places that other forms of tobacco use are currently not allowed. The letter, written by Brian Vand
Ames (IA) Tribune
added Dec 7, 2015 16:36
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[Iowa] Editorial: E-cigarette ban makes for a healthier campus

the Daily Editorial Board wholeheartedly supports the motion. The Iowa State University Professional and Scientific Council voted Thursday to back a proposal that would put e-cigarettes under the university’s smokefree policy. The change will take effect
Iowa State Daily
added Nov 14, 2015 14:23

EDITORIAL: Why not make all Iowa casinos smoke-free?

it makes sense that we have smoke-free casinos. But if state officials are really concerned about the health of citizens — beyond any healthy state designation — it makes far more sense to have all casinos smoke-free, not just one.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Oct 28, 2015 16:44

[Iowa, Nebraska] Point-Counterpoint: Should smoking be banned everywhere?

Smoking was banned in public places in 2008 in Iowa and Nebraska with a few exceptions — mainly casinos. Should smoking be banned everywhere? Online editor Leeanna Ellis and news clerk Emily Nield light up the debate in this week’s “Point-Counterpoint.”
Washington County (NE) Enterprise and Pilot Tribune
added Oct 9, 2015 17:55

[Iowa] Senator: Passing smoking ban in casinos a gamble

A state senator is urging legislators to ban smoking at casinos like Prairie Meadows. And while some casino-goers are on board, others say it would hurt business. An exemption in Iowa's Smokefree Air act currently allows casino-goers to smoke inside. Th
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Sep 29, 2015 08:39

[Iowa] Man faces 25 years in prison over a pack of cigarettes

Krueger took a pack of cigarettes from the pocket of another individual before leaving. When that individual tried to take the cigarettes back, Krueger allegedly punched the person in the face, causing a cut above the eye.
KIMT TV (Mason City, IA)
added Sep 22, 2015 20:13

[Iowa] UI set to go tobacco-free on Monday

Starting Monday, the University of Iowa will become the first of the state’s three public universities to ban all forms of tobacco on its campus. Smoking cigarettes was outlawed at UI in conjunction with the state’s Smoke Free Air Act in 2008, but e-cig
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Aug 19, 2015 18:45

Iowa Students for Tobacco Education and Prevention Launch New Student-Friendly Website

ISTEP) has launched a new student-friendly website at which serves as an information network to students and school staff about tobacco prevention activities in the State of Iowa. The website was built with the user in mind utilizing a mo
Business Wire
added Aug 14, 2015 09:04
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