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[Arizona] The vaping epidemic: E-cigarettes luring young users

Mansur, Arizona assistant attorney general, gave a presentation Thursday on youth e-cigarette use and the associated health risks. Youth are using the items, Mansur said, despite it being illegal for those younger than 18. Some high-school students who
Mohave Valley (AZ) News
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59

Use of e-cigarettes by teens is Arizona health officials’ top priority

Wayne Tormala, a bureau chief at the Arizona Department of Health Services, said that more-recent state numbers have shown “vape use growing,” and that’s a concern for state officials. “We’ve put vape as our number one priority because we’ve had great r
KTAR 620 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Oct 19, 2018 12:12

[Arizona] Vape device explodes, severely burns Scottsdale man's leg

More and more cases of e-cigarettes exploding without warning. The latest, a Phoenix-area man is severely burned when the vape device in his pocket blows up.
KPNX-TV 12 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 2, 2018 13:13

[Arizona] Tucson City Council to draft ordinance to raise smoking age to 21 inside city limits

The Tucson City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday, Aug. 8, to direct staff to draft an ordinance which will raise the smoking age inside the city limits to 21 from 18.
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:16

[Arizona] The changing landscape in the fight against tobacco use among youth

UA College of Nursing professor Judith Gordon realized when she helped develop “Click City: Tobacco,” a smoking prevention computer program designed for fifth graders... “The environment around e-cigarettes is trying to sell the product as something cool
Tucson Explorer Newspaper (Tucson Local Media )
added Aug 10, 2018 18:00

[Arizona, Utah] AUDIO: Earth Notes: Wild Tobacco

Wild tobacco is markedly different from its cultivated being grown in field trials in northern Arizona and Utah. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Chemical Ecology are studying wild tobacco because it’s closely related to potatoes,
KNAU (NPR, Flagstaff, AZ)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:02

[Arizona] Roadrunner: Smoking will be mostly banned at Tucson's Sun Tran transit centers

Beginning July 30, Sun Tran will push smokers at the Ronstadt, Laos and Tohono Tadai transit centers to designated smoking areas on the edges of the city-owned properties, banning smoking and vaping everywhere else. While those centers could someday soo
Arizona Daily Star
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42

[Arizona] Council passes smoking ban for parks, trails, preserve

The Town Council has voted to ban smoking in town parks, the McDowell Mountain Preserve and on trails. Staff noted that the town already prohibits smoking at facilities including Town Hall, the Community Center, Library/Museum and other town-owned buil
Fountain Hills (AZ) Times
added Jun 28, 2018 02:32

[Arizona] Tempe explores raising tobacco purchasing age to 21

Councilwoman Lauren Kuby proposed the idea last week. City staff and the council will explore the issue over the next three to six months. Kuby said her intent is to cut down on youth smoking rates and simplify the purchasing process for vendors. If
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jun 26, 2018 16:00

[Arizona] Cochise County landlords encouraged to create smoke-free communi

To mark World No Tobacco Day on May 31, the County is partnering with Arizona Smoke-Free Living Coalition (ASFL) to help landlords, and their tenants, create healthier environments. “We can provide information and support to help landlords adopt smoke-f
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added May 30, 2018 13:42
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