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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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[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] 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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