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[Iowa] Casinos continue to bet on smoking

Money isn’t the only thing being bet on with Iowa’s newest casino [“A $40 million bet on Jefferson’s new casino,” Aug.1]. Seven years after Iowa’s smoke-free-air law went into effect exempting gaming floors, the state continues to gamble with the health
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 12, 2015 13:37

[Iowa] City Council OKs new restrictions for e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarette smokers are now bound by the same restrictions as those who use traditional tobacco. The Iowa City Council on Wednesday collapsed its last two readings of an amendment to the city’s public health and safety ordinance. The council vo
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Jul 16, 2015 14:37

VIDEO: Iowa City council gives approval to first reading of e-cigarette restrictions

The Iowa City Council on Tuesday voted 6-0, with council member Rick Dobyns absent, to approve the first of three readings to amend the city’s public health and safety ordinance to ban the use of battery-operated products that deliver nicotine to the use
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:32

Iowa City Council considers including e-cigarettes in tobacco policy

On Tuesday, the City Council will hold the first of three readings for a public health and safety ordinance that would fill in the gaps of the 2008 Iowa Smokefree Air Act and city code, which prohibit smoking tobacco products in almost all public places
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jun 16, 2015 07:13

[Iowa] Ward: Selling of e-cigarettes to minors requires stricter regulations

Electronic cigarettes are less harmful than the real deal, but regulations need to remain strict when it comes to selling them to minors.
Iowa State Daily
added May 5, 2015 17:15

[Iowa, New Mexico] Paying Medicaid Enrollees To Quit Smoking, Lose Weight: Will It Pay Off?

Taking a cue from workplace wellness programs, Iowa and New Mexico are among more than a dozen states offering incentives to Medicaid beneficiaries to get them to make healthier decisions -- and potentially save money for the state-federal health insuran
MedPage Today
added May 5, 2015 09:27

[Iowa] Call the Courier - April 26, 2015

Q. Are casino employees who get lung cancer possibly due to their employment from breathing in secondhand smoke likely to succeed in lawsuit against the casino...employees may take legal action against their employers if they are injured by exposure to se
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Apr 27, 2015 08:27

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Which new casino will be smoke-free?

Two Quad-City casinos seem poised for 2016 grand openings... which one will continue to endanger their majority of customers and employees who adhere to advice from their doctors and insurers?
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Apr 25, 2015 11:25

[Louisiana] Iowa smoke-free forces renew call for smoking ban at casinos, day after New Orleans’ ban

CEDAR RAPIDS — A day after the city of New Orleans’ new smoking ban that extends to a huge Harrah’s New Orleans Casino there took effect, the Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance on Thursday called on Iowa to ban smoking in Iowa’s 19 licensed casinos.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:09

[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
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