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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

[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

[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

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

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

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

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

[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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