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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
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2014 13:56
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[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
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[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.
Law360
added Aug 5, 2014 20:01
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Arizona] ENCINAS: Many get burned by new UA tobacco ban

A more reasonable policy would have allowed tobacco users to only smoke in designated areas that are away from areas of heavy foot traffic, and banned e-cigs and smokeless tobacco from indoor public areas only. The designers of the policy failed to take
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Jul 23, 2014 12:10
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University of Arizona goes smoke free

Public comments started in March and will continue until July 27. If you'd like to give a thumbs up or complain, you can e-mail the UA Vice President for Human Resources, Allison Vaillancourt, at vaillana@email.arizona.edu.
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Jul 18, 2014 09:02
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University of Arizona Banning Smoking on Campus, Including E-Cigarettes

UA's "Smoking and Tobacco Policy" also includes a ban on using electronic cigarettes on campus. Arizona State University enacted a similar no-tobacco policy last year -- to the protest of some students -- but its policy allows the use of e-cigarettes on
Phoenix (AZ) New Times
added Jul 15, 2014 04:27
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[Arizona] U.S. House candidate offers up booze, cigars and guns to raise cash

Andrew Walter is hosting an “Evening of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms” Friday night at a gun club in Scottsdale. Contributors who buy the “expert package” at $1,000 ...participants will repair to a nearby restaurant for cocktails and cigars once the shoo
USA Today
added Jul 14, 2014 20:41
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