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Arizona Smokers Are Threatened by Unemployment

They will not be hired for work anymore, when the Pima County Board will unanimously vote for the policy about banning smokers from the state’s workforce. Also part of the proposal is the 30 percent surcharge to the health insurance of employees who smoke
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Dec 8, 2014 14:28
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Arizona county may no longer hire smokers

The Pima County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Dec. 16 on a policy that would refuse the hiring of any smokers, the Arizona Daily Star reported. The proposal would also impose a 30 percent health-insurance surcharge on employees who smoke or c
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2014 17:33
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[Arizona] Pima County may vote to refuse to hire smokers

Board of Supervisors will vote this month on whether to refuse to hire smokers and put a major pinch on the pocketbooks of those who already work there. The two-part policy would take effect in July 2015. It prevents the county from hiring smokers and sl
Arizona Daily Star
added Dec 5, 2014 11:26
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Coach Mike Ditka And Ron "Jaws" Jaworski To Host "Cigars With The Stars" During Super Bowl Week In Arizona

allow attendees to spend time with the biggest names in football, smoke premium cigars and contribute to three worthy causes.... Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund, Pro Football Legends and The Kevin Turner Foundation.
PR Newswire
added Dec 3, 2014 21:23
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Arizona Republic columnist EJ Montini and reporter Richard Ruelas discuss the possibility of banning smoking in Phoenix's public housing.

Study: Adopting a smoke-free policy in such units nationwide would save nearly $500 million per year There are 500 smoke-free policies at public housing units across the country, up from 12 in 2005
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Nov 26, 2014 15:28
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Gilbert becomes third Arizona city to regulate e-cigarettes

The Gilbert Council approved an ordinance prohibiting e-cigarette usage in town-owned facilities Gilbert is the third ... Gilbert's ordinance was fairly well-received by both e-cigarette supporters and opponents 92
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Nov 10, 2014 15:57
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[Arizona] MacEACHERN/VALDEZ: Taxing e-cigarettes: For sin or consistency?

One on One: Editorial writers Doug MacEachern and Linda Valdez debate whether Arizona should find new revenue by taxing electronic cigarettes.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 30, 2014 23:22
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[Arizona] SIMPLOT: Clearing the air about smoking in apartment communities

The reasons for these bans start with a respect for neighbors and the health and welfare of all residents. The rationale for banning/limiting smoking can be financial as well. The smell of smoke can linger long after the butt is out. It clings to carpet
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 26, 2014 20:58
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Arizona lawmakers eye e-cigarette tax

Some legislators are lighting up at the idea of taxing e-cigarettes to cover a huge deficit expected by fiscal year 2017, but how to regulate the devices has been a source of debate.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 25, 2014 22:01
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Maker of marijuana e-cigarettes enters Arizona market

A Denver company that makes the equivalent of an electronic cigarette for marijuana use and sells cartridges, vaporizers and other products used by medical cannabis users is entering the Arizona market. O.penVape is making Arizona its fifth U.S. market vi
Business Journal of Phoenix
added Oct 10, 2014 12:09
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