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[Arizona] ASU smoking, tobacco ban in effect

The long-awaited smoking ban went into effect at Arizona State University’s campuses Thursday, but how it will be enforced and how violators will be punished is less clear.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Aug 7, 2013 18:19

[Arizona] INNES: Blog: The leading cause of lung cancer is smoking, not genetics

Last week's story about University of Arizona medical student Derek Neal's battle with lung cancer attracted some inaccurate comments from readers. Some readers decided, based on reading the story, that tobacco use does not cause lung cancer.
Arizona Daily Star
added Oct 9, 2012 07:08

[Arizona] 100 days of science: Tobacco's healthy side: ASU researcher uses it to produce vaccines

Charles Arntzen of ASU says, "We've switched entirely to tobacco for the production of vaccines. It's just technically superior."
Arizona Daily Star
added Aug 22, 2012 11:43

[Arizona] E-cigarette popularity outpaces regulation

Arizona’s recent ban on e-cigarette sales to minors may sound sensible, but some lawmakers and health experts believe it’s actually a step in the wrong direction. Critics say the way Arizona’s law was written will make it more difficult for the federal g
Arizona Daily Star
added Nov 16, 2013 02:43

[Arizona] TUSD board votes to ban e-cigarettes for everyone

Students, staff and members of the public can no longer smoke e-cigarettes on school grounds in the Tucson Unified School District. The TUSD Governing Board approved the ban Tuesday night on a 3-2 vote, adding the device to a list of prohibited tobacco-
Arizona Daily Star
added Jul 24, 2013 09:57

[Arizona] Kingman Letter: Send smokers to 'smoker's park'

The city administrators do not get the problem here. Smoking is a dirty, filthy habit and to allow them to continually put everyone, especially children, in danger from secondhand smoke is ridiculous.
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Oct 19, 2012 17:02

[Arizona] Social media's effect on e-cigarette trend studied

UA management information systems professor Daniel Zeng is partnering with Mayo Clinic behavior scientist Scott Leischow to co-investigate how social media use affects people’s choices regarding electronic cigarettes, with data being collected over a p
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Jan 23, 2015 17:41

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

[Arizona] UA Delays Campus Smoking Ban, Drops E-Cigarette Ban

Tobacco products, including cigarettes, pipes, and chewing tobacco will be prohibited. After a considering comments from the public, the school has decided to not ban e-cigarettes, although their use will still be prohibited inside campus buildings. The
Arizona Public Media
added Aug 15, 2014 14:16

[Arizona] VIDEO: No jobs for smokers?

Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckleberry wants any sort of nicotine use to be a deal breaker if you apply for a county job. If you already have a Pima County job, he wants to puff up insurance costs if you continue to smoke.
KGUN TV 9 (Tucson, AZ)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:41
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