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[Arizona] UA trauma surgeon sees increase in e-cigarette burns in patients

A University of Arizona trauma surgeon is seeing a spike in e-cigarette burns in patients. Dr. Gary Vercruysse says he and his colleagues noticed about a year and a half ago emergency patients were coming in with severe burns after their e-cigarette cau
KGUN TV 9 (Tucson, AZ)
added May 9, 2017 20:32

[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
added May 1, 2017 22:17
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[Arizona] DCrew calls for Tobacco 21

The Cochise County Youth Health Coalition, a group of local high school students, asked the City mayor and council to adopt a policy change that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 in Douglas. The coalition, also known as DCre
Douglas (AZ) Dispatch
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26

[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

[Arizona] Letter: Public meetings should be held in smoke-free establishments

If the American Legion in Ash Fork, Robert Fulton Unit 57, is going to house meetings for the public, it needs to comply with Arizona law. The Smoke Free Arizona Act states smoking is prohibited in public places. Even though there are exemptions
Williams-Grand Canyon (AZ) News
added Apr 11, 2017 21:51

Lawmaker kills bill to raise tobacco purchase age to 21 in Arizona

committee chairman Rep. Jeff Weninger, R-Chandler, said he won't hear the bill because he believes it puts an unnecessary restriction on 18-year-olds. The current legal age is 18. While cautioning that he's not a proponent of smoking, Weninger said it ca
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Feb 10, 2017 23:51

[Arizona] Teenage vaping growing concern for schools, health experts ($$)

COCHISE COUNTY -- A countywide survey looking at substance abuse and other risk factors among teenagers reveals the use of alcohol and marijuana has seen a decline in some age groups, but an increase in others.
Bisbee (AZ) Daily Review
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06

No cigarettes until age 21? Arizona considers raising age limit

House Bill 2335 would raise the age restriction to buy tobacco products to 21 from 18. Supporters say the higher purchasing age could deter the start of smoking The bill was inspired by Cottonwood teens who convinced their city council to raise the sales
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Feb 10, 2017 23:49


this year, the state’s legislature will deal with a bill seeking to raise the minimum age to purchase and possess tobacco and nicotine delivery products.
added Jan 30, 2017 00:54

Over a lifetime, smokers in Arizona spend $1.6M

WalletHub, a personal finance website, has broken this cost down by state plus the District of Columbia. The company calculated the potential monetary losses — including both the lifetime and annual cost of a cigarette pack per day, health care expenditu
Todays News Herald (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:04
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