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Growing number of adults in Arizona have quit smoking in past 5 years

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show 14 percent of Arizona adults smoke. That’s down from 19.3 percent in 2011. The Arizona Department of Health Services said that translated to more than 200,000 smokers who have quit in the
KTAR 620 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 29, 2016 16:25
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CDC: Adult smoking rate in Arizona drops to historic low

adult smoking rate in Arizona has dropped to a historic low of 14 percent. The new 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System report shows the percentage of Arizona adults who smoke has dropped from 19.3 percent in 2011. This decrease translates to
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:22
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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] More apartments going smoke-free in East Valley

“It’s the new, hot amenity,” said Sharon Hosfeld, the smoke-free community coordinator for the Arizona Multihousing Association. “Places that have gone smoke-free have a wait list of renters.” More people are opposed to smoking than ever before, said Hos
East Valley (AZ) Tribune
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[Arizona] Town of Sahuarita bans smoking at all public parks

Teens involved in the Student Wellness Advocacy Team, or SWAT, at Anza Trail School set out to make a positive change in their town after they witnessed people clutter their favorite parks with cigarette litter. "We noticed a lot of cigarette butts in t
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Aug 22, 2016 01:42
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[Arizona] Sahuarita bans smoking at all public parks

In a unanimous decision, the commission approved expanding the ban, which includes cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vapor and all other forms of smokeless tobacco. Smoking and tobacco product use is permitted in the parking lot but not anywhere else — playgroun
Suhuarita (AZ) Sun
added Aug 9, 2016 20:49
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Northern Arizona University now tobacco free -- with two exceptions

One of two exceptions includes the use of ceremonial tobacco, permissible by the American Indian Religious Freedom Act. Tobacco for ceremonial use must be approved in advance. The other exception is the use of tobacco in the classroom setting, such as i
KPNX-TV 12 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:32
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Charge against ex-Arizona lawmaker caps downward spiral

before he would be charged with murder in Alaska, Mark Desimone was a well-liked state lawmaker...His entry into politics came after he led opposition to a ballot measure that would ban smoking in businesses. As a bar owner, he felt that would hurt his bu
AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2016 13:48
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[Arizona] NAU to become tobacco free in July

Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng announced Thursday afternoon, effective July 1, NAU will become a smoke and tobacco free campus. In a statement, Cheng said current policies already prohibit smoking inside university buildings and univer
Arizona Daily Sun
added May 13, 2016 19:53
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Northern Arizona Univ. adopts tobacco-free campus policy

Northern Arizona University will become a smoke- and tobacco-free campus beginning July 1. NAU President Rita Cheng made the announcement Thursday. She says the initiative reflects the school's strong commitment to wellness and public health and to crea
AP - Associated Press
added May 13, 2016 18:07
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