New Federal Tobacco Law, Analysis Of Iowa Caucuses

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An "I Voted" sticker
Maria Morahn, of Osceola, Iowa, wears a sticker after casting her ballot in the general election, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at the United Methodist Church in Osceola, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo

We discuss the Iowa caucuses and what the results could mean for Democratic presidential candidates. But first, a health educator explains how the federal government raising the legal age for buying tobacco has created confusion in Wisconsin, where state law still allows purchasing tobacco at 18.

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  • Federal Tobacco Age Creates Confusion Among Wisconsin Retailers

    The federal government recently raised the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. But in Wisconsin, state law says the minimum age to purchase tobacco or vape is 18. A health educator explains how the legal conflict has retailers confused. Plus, we discuss youth vaping.

  • Rants And Reaction From The Iowa Caucuses

    Citing “inconsistencies” in their preliminary voter tallies, the Iowa Democratic Party has yet to release any results from the Iowa Caucus last night. We speak with a newspaper columnist in Cedar Rapids about what might have gone wrong and what happens next.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Jenna Flynn Guest
  • Lyz Lenz Guest

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