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Anti-Vaping Campaign Tries To Reach Iowa Youth Between Ages 10 And 14 – KIWARadio.com

Statewide Iowa — With the use of e-cigarettes in Iowa high schools considered at epidemic levels, the American Lung Association is launching a new effort designed to reduce vaping by teens — and even younger. Alyssa DePhillips, health promotions manager for the Lung Association in Iowa, says protecting lung health is vital. https://kiwaradio.com/files/2020/09/mkvape1.mp3 (As above) “We’re excited about this public awareness campaign called ‘Get Your Head Out of the Cloud!’” DePhillips says. “It’s really designed to give parents the facts about e-cigarettes and support conversations before the kids are starting to vape, or before they’re offered vapes from their friends.” […]

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New campaign by American Lung Association targets youth vaping – Radio Iowa

With e-cigarette use in Iowa high schools considered at epidemic levels, the American Lung Association is launching a new effort designed to reduce vaping by teens — and even younger. Alyssa DePhillips, health promotions manager for the Lung Association in Iowa, says protecting lung health is vital. “We’re excited about this public awareness campaign called ‘Get Your Head Out of the Cloud!’” DePhillips says. “It’s really designed to give parents the facts about e-cigarettes and support conversations before the kids are starting to vape, or before they’re offered vapes from their friends.” The campaign is focused on kids between the […]

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Is Weed Legal in Iowa?

Is Weed Legal in Iowa? Is weed legal in Iowa? Yes, but only for medicinal use. Iowa has one of the most dated weed laws on the books. Under the law, only CBD with a trace amount of THC is legal for patients. While weed is legal on paper, the state’s rules have throttled patient count and overall sales. Here’s what you need to know about Iowa’s weed laws. Is Adult-Use Weed Legal? Iowa joined the bandwagon of states to ban the drug during the 20th century. In the early 1920s, the state banned the drug. Today, small possession of […]

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Sheldon woman advocates for CBD products | News – nwestiowa.com

SHELDON—April Kruger wants to set the record straight on cannabidiol or CBD for short: It does not get you high but it can help you. The Sheldon woman sells CBD and hemp byproducts out of a rented office downtown inside of Fusion Workspace under the name of CBD with April. As a user of the products, Kruger is more interested in clearing up rumors and teaching the health benefits of the hemp plant rather than simply making a buck. “I have people who come and talk to me about what they are using and there’s some great products out there […]

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University of Iowa researchers study effects of cannabis on driving – UI The Daily Iowan

Researchers with the National Advanced Driving Simulator are offering participants $380 to use cannabis and drive in a simulator. Nick Rohlman Joe Meidlinger instructs Tom Beaver of Iowa City on the use of a “mini sim” driving simulator during an open house at the National Advanced Driving Simulator in Coralville on Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. Meidlinger is the program supervisor for the mini sim program. Beaver’s son, Greg, a UI senior and mechanical engineering student, works in the mini sim program. Morgan Ungs, News ReporterSeptember 2, 2020 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email Print The National Advanced […]

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Low Profits in Iowa Medical Marijuana Market Due to Regulations

After two years since legalization of medical marijuana in the state of Iowa, the program is struggling to produce sufficient financial gains. The lack of profits are said to be attributed to low THC levels, outstanding prices, and lack of physician participation.  Although most states across the country with a legal medical marijuana market have experienced an uptick in demand since the onset of Covid-19, Iowa is not following suit. Patients reliant on the medical cannabis industry have faced hurdles in renewing or registering their MMJ cards due to complications brought on by the pandemic.  With two of the state’s […]

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