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[Arizona] Survey: Summer boredom triggers jump in first cigarette use among teens

A recent survey has shown that there is a bump of teens experimenting with cigarettes in June and July, mostly due to boredom and ample free time over the summer. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health surveyed teens between the ages of 12 and 17 an
KTAR 620 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 9, 2014 19:20

[Arizona] Not just smokers: Every woman is at risk for lung cancer

American Lung Association of the Southwest is part of the nationwide LUNG FORCE initiative that is making lung cancer in women a public health priority, driving policy change and increasing research funding.
Arizona Capitol Times
added Jun 24, 2014 10:42

Addison Reed: Arizona Diamondbacks Closer Quits Chewing Tobacco, Citing Tony Gwynn

Addison Reed is giving up chewing tobacco, and the Arizona Diamondbacks closer said the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn is what inspired him into action.
added Jun 23, 2014 09:48

[Arizona] Not gonna quit: Older smokers enjoy taking a puff

millions of Americans still light up. And a lot of them are the Green Valley crowd.... "Right now, we are very focused on the younger smokers and want to stop them as early as possible," Stumpf said. "It's not that the older smokers should be neglected, b
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Jun 20, 2014 05:32
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[Arizona] San Luis imposes smoking ban at city park

San Luis will be the first city in Yuma County to have a smoking ban in place at a public park, thanks to the efforts of a youth anti-tobacco group that lobbied the City Council to enact the prohibition. The ban designates Moctezuma Park as a smoke-free
Yuma (AZ) Daily Sun
added May 24, 2014 15:49

[Arizona] Smokers can still light up at parks

Although sympathetic to members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River, which is trying to get the city of Bullhead City to ban smoking in its parks, council members all opposed the idea during their Tuesday meeting.
Mohave Valley (AZ) News
added May 21, 2014 10:14

[Arizona] EDITORIAL: More e-cigarette regulations should await FDA action

absent more definitive FDA action on even a basic e-cigarette ban, the county’s proposal for more regulation of vaporizing devices seems premature, especially if even the current ban isn’t being enforced. Businesses and other agencies are entitled to enfo
Arizona Daily Sun
added Apr 30, 2014 12:27

[Arizona] CDC report: Big increase in nicotine exposure from e-cigarette liquid

shows a nationwide rise in nicotine exposure from the liquid in e-cigarettes, mirroring increases seen by Arizona's poison control centers. The number of calls nationally rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 calls per month in February 2014,
Verde (AZ) Independent
added Apr 20, 2014 07:56

[Arizona] Able Aerospace bans smoking even off the job

Benson is CEO and principal owner of Able Aerospace Services, and he runs the aerospace supply chain company with his own unique playbook. Benson does not allow workers to smoke — even off the job — saying it saves the company between $750,000 and $1 mil
Business Journal of Phoenix
added Apr 15, 2014 23:24

[Arizona] Bill Pfeifer: Pharmacies must quit selling tobacco products

Although a giant step forward, reducing the number of retail locations that sell tobacco products cannot singlehandedly eliminate tobacco-related deaths. We know what works — including higher tobacco taxes, preventing kids from starting, smoke-free laws
Arizona Daily Star
added Apr 14, 2014 09:05
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