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[Arizona] EDITORIAL: Our View: A simple solution for smoke-free parks could work well

Signs could be all we need. Like a neighborhood watch program, or home security system, strategically placed signs could put the word out that smoking is frowned-upon in certain areas. Public pressure could take it from there. The simple solutions are b
Todays News Herald (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
added Dec 5, 2016 18:47
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[Arizona] Teens pushing smoking restrictions at Havasu's Rotary Park

Students Working Against Tobacco, a group of about 20 local high schoolers, has been educating the public about tobacco and second-hand smoke for more than a year. Last month, the group addressed the Lake Havasu City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board a
Todays News Herald (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:23
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TIBSHRAENY: My Turn: Anti-smoking campaign gives Arizonans a shot at better health

mayors and city councils all across Arizona are taking part in encouraging their communities to work together... We encourage the residents of our communities to join the effort. Be a part of Arizona’s best effort yet at smoking cessation, so we can all
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Nov 23, 2016 00:00
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[Arizona, Virginia] These Are The BEST And WORST Cities To Vape In

researchers from the free market think tank R Street Institute created Vapescore.org, an interactive database ranking 52 U.S. cities on their friendliness to vaping. “Our first Vapescore analysis reveals a rapidly developing policy area rife with misinfo
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 21, 2016 16:44
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[Arizona] ALLHANDS: Your freedom to toke vs. my freedom not to breathe it

One of Proposition 205's basic arguments is that adults should be free to smoke marijuana without fear of going to prison... But legalizing recreational marijuana comes with a big, mostly unanswered question: What happens when your freedom to toke confl
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 18, 2016 00:06
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EDITORIAL: Our View: Be proud, Arizona. Fewer of you are smoking

In Mohave County, however, we’ve got a way to go. The county remains well above the state and national average at 22 percent... E-cigarettes are a major reason for the smoking decline. The jury is still out on the potential effects of “vaping,” but it se
Todays News Herald (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:17
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[Arizona] VIDEO: Family is warning the public after electronic cigarette explodes in Phoenix man's pocket

Kalee Hamilton showed us the shorts her boyfriend was wearing that day—they're now ripped in to shreds. She said the e-cig's lithium battery exploded in Shiloh Inostroza's pocket while he was at work last month. “He walked behind the counter, and nex
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:43
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[Arizona] State smoking rate at its lowest in history / Mohave County above state and national averages

CDC’s 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System shows that only 14 percent of Arizona adults habitually light up, compared with 19 percent in 2011... Mohave County remains well above the state and national average at 22 percent, said Susan Williams
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Oct 3, 2016 21:43
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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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