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Arizona's smoking rate takes huge drop

The number of Arizonans who smoke is dropping sharply, and experts are attributing the decline to new laws that limit the use of tobacco and the higher cost of cigarettes. A new federal study shows that about 170,000 of the state's adult residents kicke
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Sep 29, 2016 18:43
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Growing number of adults in Arizona have quit smoking in past 5 years

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show 14 percent of Arizona adults smoke. That’s down from 19.3 percent in 2011. The Arizona Department of Health Services said that translated to more than 200,000 smokers who have quit in the
KTAR 620 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 29, 2016 16:25
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EDITORIAL: Smoking rate in Arizona drops to historic low

Nicotine is addictive, and breaking that habit is tough. It takes time, courage and patience to make it through successfully. The process can be painful and stressful, both for the smoker and the people around him, but the end result is well worth it. T
Yuma (AZ) Daily Sun
added Sep 29, 2016 16:24
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CDC: Adult smoking rate in Arizona drops to historic low

adult smoking rate in Arizona has dropped to a historic low of 14 percent. The new 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System report shows the percentage of Arizona adults who smoke has dropped from 19.3 percent in 2011. This decrease translates to
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:22
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[Arizona] UA looks to ban e-cigarettes on campus

After months of study, the University of Arizona is proposing a ban on e-cigarettes on campus. The change to the school’s smoking policy was prompted by recent research that shows the electronic nicotine delivery devices aren’t as harmless as once thoug
Arizona Daily Star
added Sep 6, 2016 21:53
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[Arizona] More apartments going smoke-free in East Valley

“It’s the new, hot amenity,” said Sharon Hosfeld, the smoke-free community coordinator for the Arizona Multihousing Association. “Places that have gone smoke-free have a wait list of renters.” More people are opposed to smoking than ever before, said Hos
East Valley (AZ) Tribune
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[Arizona] Town of Sahuarita bans smoking at all public parks

Teens involved in the Student Wellness Advocacy Team, or SWAT, at Anza Trail School set out to make a positive change in their town after they witnessed people clutter their favorite parks with cigarette litter. "We noticed a lot of cigarette butts in t
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Aug 22, 2016 01:42
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[Arizona] Sahuarita bans smoking at all public parks

In a unanimous decision, the commission approved expanding the ban, which includes cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vapor and all other forms of smokeless tobacco. Smoking and tobacco product use is permitted in the parking lot but not anywhere else — playgroun
Suhuarita (AZ) Sun
added Aug 9, 2016 20:49
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Northern Arizona University now tobacco free -- with two exceptions

One of two exceptions includes the use of ceremonial tobacco, permissible by the American Indian Religious Freedom Act. Tobacco for ceremonial use must be approved in advance. The other exception is the use of tobacco in the classroom setting, such as i
KPNX-TV 12 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:32
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[Arizona] Valley teenager injured after e-cig explodes; faces surgery tomorrow to repair burns

MARICOPA, AZ - A Valley 17-year-old is in the hospital after being severely burned by an e-cigarette. "It was like bomb going off," said Hailey Boyce. Boyce says she was getting ready to use her E-Cigarette when it suddenly exploded. Catching her clo
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added May 23, 2016 20:55
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