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[Arizona] Vape device explodes, severely burns Scottsdale man's leg

More and more cases of e-cigarettes exploding without warning. The latest, a Phoenix-area man is severely burned when the vape device in his pocket blows up.
KPNX-TV 12 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 2, 2018 13:13

[Arizona] The changing landscape in the fight against tobacco use among youth

UA College of Nursing professor Judith Gordon realized when she helped develop “Click City: Tobacco,” a smoking prevention computer program designed for fifth graders... “The environment around e-cigarettes is trying to sell the product as something cool
Tucson Explorer Newspaper (Tucson Local Media )
added Aug 10, 2018 18:00

[Arizona] Tucson City Council to draft ordinance to raise smoking age to 21 inside city limits

The Tucson City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday, Aug. 8, to direct staff to draft an ordinance which will raise the smoking age inside the city limits to 21 from 18.
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:16

[Arizona, Utah] AUDIO: Earth Notes: Wild Tobacco

Wild tobacco is markedly different from its cultivated being grown in field trials in northern Arizona and Utah. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Chemical Ecology are studying wild tobacco because it’s closely related to potatoes,
KNAU (NPR, Flagstaff, AZ)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:02

[Arizona] Roadrunner: Smoking will be mostly banned at Tucson's Sun Tran transit centers

Beginning July 30, Sun Tran will push smokers at the Ronstadt, Laos and Tohono Tadai transit centers to designated smoking areas on the edges of the city-owned properties, banning smoking and vaping everywhere else. While those centers could someday soo
Arizona Daily Star
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42

[Arizona] Council passes smoking ban for parks, trails, preserve

The Town Council has voted to ban smoking in town parks, the McDowell Mountain Preserve and on trails. Staff noted that the town already prohibits smoking at facilities including Town Hall, the Community Center, Library/Museum and other town-owned buil
Fountain Hills (AZ) Times
added Jun 28, 2018 02:32

[Arizona] Tempe explores raising tobacco purchasing age to 21

Councilwoman Lauren Kuby proposed the idea last week. City staff and the council will explore the issue over the next three to six months. Kuby said her intent is to cut down on youth smoking rates and simplify the purchasing process for vendors. If
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jun 26, 2018 16:00

[Arizona] Cochise County landlords encouraged to create smoke-free communi

To mark World No Tobacco Day on May 31, the County is partnering with Arizona Smoke-Free Living Coalition (ASFL) to help landlords, and their tenants, create healthier environments. “We can provide information and support to help landlords adopt smoke-f
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added May 30, 2018 13:42

[Arizona] Smoking ban in city parks gets Prescott Council OK

The Prescott City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday, April 24, to impose a smoking ban in city parks, “except in signed designated smoking areas.” After the meeting, Prescott City Attorney Jon Paladini pointed out that the Stage 1 fire restrictions that were
Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32

[Arizona] Editorial: Contrary to what Pinky said, smoking doesn’t make you ‘look cool’

Thatcher Town Council recently agreed to ban smoking in the town’s parks. Safford had previously enacted such a ban, and Graham County designed specific smoking areas within parks. It’s a move long overdue, and the communities are to be commended for tak
Eastern Arizona Courier
added Mar 30, 2018 15:33
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