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High Arizona cigarette tax might boost smuggling, report says

Arizona's tax of $2 a pack ties with four other states as 12th-highest in the nation, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation...also cited estimated smuggling rates, both by individuals, criminal groups and others, calculated by the Mackinac Center
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jan 18, 2017 09:38
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[Arizona] Flagstaff History: Flagstaff was first in state to ban restaurant smoking

25 Years Ago ...Our city’s ban on smoking in restaurant is the first such broad measure in the State of Arizona. It is still being vigorously protested by some restaurants.
Arizona Daily Sun
added Dec 27, 2016 01:35

[Arizona] Clarkdale, Ariz. Refuses to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

A movement in northern Arizona to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21 wasn’t successful in recruiting a second city to its cause, as this week the Clarkdale Town Council removed language from a set of proposals that would have done ju
added Dec 27, 2016 01:42

[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

[Arizona] EDITORIAL: Our View: A simple solution for smoke-free parks could work well

Signs could be all we need. Like a neighborhood watch program, or home security system, strategically placed signs could put the word out that smoking is frowned-upon in certain areas. Public pressure could take it from there. The simple solutions are b
Todays News Herald (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
added Dec 5, 2016 18:47
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[Arizona] Teens pushing smoking restrictions at Havasu's Rotary Park

Students Working Against Tobacco, a group of about 20 local high schoolers, has been educating the public about tobacco and second-hand smoke for more than a year. Last month, the group addressed the Lake Havasu City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board a
Todays News Herald (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:23
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TIBSHRAENY: My Turn: Anti-smoking campaign gives Arizonans a shot at better health

mayors and city councils all across Arizona are taking part in encouraging their communities to work together... We encourage the residents of our communities to join the effort. Be a part of Arizona’s best effort yet at smoking cessation, so we can all
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Nov 23, 2016 00:00

[Arizona, Virginia] These Are The BEST And WORST Cities To Vape In

researchers from the free market think tank R Street Institute created, an interactive database ranking 52 U.S. cities on their friendliness to vaping. “Our first Vapescore analysis reveals a rapidly developing policy area rife with misinfo
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 21, 2016 16:44

[Arizona] ALLHANDS: Your freedom to toke vs. my freedom not to breathe it

One of Proposition 205's basic arguments is that adults should be free to smoke marijuana without fear of going to prison... But legalizing recreational marijuana comes with a big, mostly unanswered question: What happens when your freedom to toke confl
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 18, 2016 00:06
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EDITORIAL: Our View: Be proud, Arizona. Fewer of you are smoking

In Mohave County, however, we’ve got a way to go. The county remains well above the state and national average at 22 percent... E-cigarettes are a major reason for the smoking decline. The jury is still out on the potential effects of “vaping,” but it se
Todays News Herald (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:17
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