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[Arizona] Smoke-free park zones in Kingman Ok'd

The program, which will continue to be implemented in the parks, consists of smoke-free zones in areas where people gather, such as the bleachers and playgrounds at Centennial Park. Cigarette butt receptacles, many with signs attached that say, "Help kee
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Oct 5, 2012 17:40
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[Arizona] Area community-college campuses go smoke-free

One of the largest community college systems in the country is smoke- and tobacco-free on campus.
KTAR 620 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 2, 2012 11:33
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[Mexico, Arizona] Cigarette black market on the rise

- Mexican drug gangs are using cigarette sales to launder profits from drug and human smuggling, according to a report released Monday by the Government Accountability Office. "ICE officials say that the same transnational criminal organizations that smu
azfamily.com (Newschannel 3)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:56
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[Arizona] VIDEO: Is e-cigarette vapor as harmful as second-hand smoke?

We reached out to Irina Stepanov, a professor at the University of Minnesota, to find out. Her team studies the effects of second-hand smoke from cigarettes and e-cigarettes. “Most likely e-cigarettes are less harmful than cigarette smoke. It contains f
KPNX-TV 12 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:56
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[Arizona] Trauma surgeon seeing rise in burns from electronic cigarettes

That's when Vercruysse, a UA-Banner burn surgeon, started to ask those patients and ones with similar wounds how they got burned. "They all told me basically the same thing," he says. "They had an electronic cigarette in their pocket, then they started f
ScienceDaily
added May 1, 2017 22:17
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[Arizona] EXPERT: Mishandling electronic cigarettes makes them more prone to explosions

a spokesperson for Butt Out, a store that sells vaporizer products in Tempe, said explosions are typically due to “user error.” Manager Eli Kaczka e-cigarette batteries can catch fire if they’re mishandled. He explained that the shop warns all of its cus
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Apr 17, 2017 14:19
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[Arizona] Dr. Zorba Paster: 'Organic' tobacco isn't any safer

Dear Josh: If you think that there is safer tobacco you’re deluding yourself. But you’re in common company. Many of my patients have the same thoughts – that there is such a thing as safer tobacco. Recent research published in the BMJ bears out that you
Arizona Daily Star
added Dec 24, 2016 13:53
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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] 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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