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[Arizona] Editorial: Work of Tobacco-21 coalition has just begun

In the same week that California became the second state in the nation to raise its smoking age to 21, Cottonwood became the first city in Arizona to make the sale and use of tobacco products for people younger than 21 illegal. But for this measure to h
Camp Verde (AZ) Bugle
added May 9, 2016 23:50
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Arizona's Tobacco Report Card Shows Room for Improvement

gave Arizona high marks in a recent report. But in other key areas of tobacco control, such as smoking prevention, tobacco taxes and smoking cessation programs, the state has a lot of room to improve. JoAnna Strother, director of public policy for the
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:15
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[Arizona] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking with kids in car: a Bloombergian act

In May, Tempe and Kingman both enacted laws forbidding people with kids in their car from smoking The biggest problem with campaigns to enforce health standards through ordinance is burden they place on cops
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jun 29, 2015 13:53
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[Arizona] VIDEO: Smoking ban possible inside Phoenix public housing

City Council is set to vote this week on whether to ban smoking inside public housing units. Leona Godfrey called the secondhand smoke that drifts into her public housing apartment “the grim reaper.” “I just see days of my life taken away, by having to
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Feb 16, 2015 03:36
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[Arizona] Smokers can't count on being protected under state, federal law

Although 29 states and the District of Columbia offer legal protections to tobacco smokers, Arizona is not one of them. Similarly, tobacco smokers are not expressly protected under any federal laws. That said, a smoker suffering from "nicotine addiction"
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 7, 2014 17:39
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More e-cigarettes being used to help kick the habit in Southern Arizona

at the University of Arizona College of Public Health there is ASHLine, a statewide helpline that works with smokers to kick the habit. Since January, the call center received more than 300 calls from people using e-cigarettes as a way to quit smoking to
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:41
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[Arizona] AG: E-cigs exempted from tobacco laws

Attorney General Tom Horne said Thursday that nothing in a voter-approved Arizona law precludes someone from “lighting up” one of these electronic cigarettes in bars, restaurants, museums or, for that matter, anywhere else where real cigarettes are banned
Yuma (AZ) Daily Sun
added Aug 1, 2014 15:27
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[Arizona] Not just smokers: Every woman is at risk for lung cancer

American Lung Association of the Southwest is part of the nationwide LUNG FORCE initiative that is making lung cancer in women a public health priority, driving policy change and increasing research funding.
Arizona Capitol Times
added Jun 24, 2014 10:42
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[Arizona] EDITORIAL: More e-cigarette regulations should await FDA action

absent more definitive FDA action on even a basic e-cigarette ban, the county’s proposal for more regulation of vaporizing devices seems premature, especially if even the current ban isn’t being enforced. Businesses and other agencies are entitled to enfo
Arizona Daily Sun
added Apr 30, 2014 12:27
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[Arizona] CDC report: Big increase in nicotine exposure from e-cigarette liquid

shows a nationwide rise in nicotine exposure from the liquid in e-cigarettes, mirroring increases seen by Arizona's poison control centers. The number of calls nationally rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 calls per month in February 2014,
Verde (AZ) Independent
added Apr 20, 2014 07:56
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