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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

[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

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

[Arizona] VIDEO: Cottonwood passes ordinance to raise smoking age

An Arizona city is joining the list of dozens of others across the US... The push to make the change came from a group of local high school-age kids. Known as the YATCY group, the group of teens presented the case to the council at the regularly schedule
KPNX-TV 12 (Phoenix, AZ)
added May 12, 2016 15:58

[Arizona] Valley teenager injured after e-cig explodes; faces surgery tomorrow to repair burns

MARICOPA, AZ - A Valley 17-year-old is in the hospital after being severely burned by an e-cigarette. "It was like bomb going off," said Hailey Boyce. Boyce says she was getting ready to use her E-Cigarette when it suddenly exploded. Catching her clo
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added May 23, 2016 20:55

[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

[Arizona] VIDEO: Valley man burned after batteries from e-cigarette explode

A Valley man is in the hospital with extensive burns after batteries from an e-cigarette exploded. David Garcia says he was driving down the road when two extra e-cigarette batteries he had in his pocket burst into flames. "He called screaming saying h
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Feb 21, 2016 17:21

[Arizona, Florida] State-Run Websites Help Smokers Kick the Habit

Smokers who attempted to kick the habit using web-based smoking cessation services were almost as successful as those who use telephone quitlines in a study comparing the two strategies in four states conducted by researchers from the Centers for Disease
MedPage Today
added Feb 9, 2016 17:45

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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