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[Arizona, New Mexico] Casinos Worry As More Navajo Communities Go Smoke-Free

Dozens of Navajo Nation communities passed local clean air resolutions this year. The measures ban tobacco use in government buildings and workplaces. The Oso Vista Ranch Project, a youth development organization in northwestern New Mexico, is working to
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:29

[Arizona] Navajo Community Smoking Bans Pick Up Steam, Trend Has Casinos Concerned

This year, dozens of communities on the Navajo Nation passed local clean air resolutions. They ban tobacco use in both government buildings and workplaces. But there’s concern about how these policies could affect tribal businesses like casinos, where
KJZZ 91.5 FM (Tempe, AZ)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:35

[Arizona] UA Delays Campus Smoking Ban, Drops E-Cigarette Ban

Tobacco products, including cigarettes, pipes, and chewing tobacco will be prohibited. After a considering comments from the public, the school has decided to not ban e-cigarettes, although their use will still be prohibited inside campus buildings. The
Arizona Public Media
added Aug 15, 2014 14:16

[Arizona] Electronic cigarettes throw a wrench into smoking bans

Does smoke-free also mean vapor-free? Employers, restaurants and bars are starting to grapple with that question and whether electronic cigarettes are covered under municipal smoking bans. Arizona voters approved a statewide smoking ban in public places
Business Journal of Phoenix
added Aug 14, 2014 02:32

Arizona county proposes hiring ban, extra charges for smokers

Pima County Manager Chuck Huckelberry said the proposed smoking ban for new employees, and medical insurance surcharges of up to 50 percent for current employees who use tobacco, is a matter of dollars and common sense. "This proposal is based on years
added Aug 7, 2014 13:56

[Arizona] Tempe jumped the gun on e-cigarettes. Or did it?

* Tempe bans e-cigarettes in public places * Allhands: Science isn't solid on whether the things cause harm * Valdez: Doesn't matter. Let's err on the side of caution
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Aug 7, 2014 11:56

[Arizona] E-Cigs Not Subject To Ariz. Luxury Tobacco Tax, AG Says ($$)

Arizona's attorney general said Wednesday that the state's luxury tax on tobacco products and "smoke-free" laws don't apply to electronic cigarettes, as the devices don't actually contain tobacco leaves or pieces.
added Aug 5, 2014 20:01

[Arizona] Tempe bans e-cigarette use in public places

The Tempe City Council voted 5-1 to ban the e-cigarettes in enclosed public places. The city is the first in Arizona to ban the devices. They say the vapors pose a danger to public health.
KSAZ Fox 10 / KUTP My45 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Aug 3, 2014 15:52

[Arizona] AG: E-cigs exempted from tobacco laws

Attorney General Tom Horne said Thursday that nothing in a voter-approved Arizona law precludes someone from “lighting up” one of these electronic cigarettes in bars, restaurants, museums or, for that matter, anywhere else where real cigarettes are banned
Yuma (AZ) Daily Sun
added Aug 1, 2014 15:27

[Arizona] VIDEO: No jobs for smokers?

Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckleberry wants any sort of nicotine use to be a deal breaker if you apply for a county job. If you already have a Pima County job, he wants to puff up insurance costs if you continue to smoke.
KGUN TV 9 (Tucson, AZ)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:41
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