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Student-engineered robot takes aim at tobacco industry before Arizona Legislators

The Take Aim at Tobacco student-made robot exhibition was part of STAND Legislative Day whereby hundreds of STAND members from across Arizona descended upon the State Capitol to educate legislators about anti-smoking initiatives that they are spearheading
PR Newswire
added Mar 18, 2014 22:05

[Arizona] 3OYS: Man owes $4000 in taxes for cigarettes purchased years ago

"I did that back in 2007, 2008 and then, in 2009, they started the PACT Act, which made it illegal to sell cigarettes across state lines," he explained. So Sadowski returned to purchasing cigarettes in stores and didn't think more about it until a coupl (Newschannel 3)
added Feb 21, 2014 15:37

Arizona seeing more cases of nicotine over-exposure from e-cigarettes

With electronic cigarettes gaining popularity, officials in Arizona and nationwide are seeing more cases of people exposed to too much nicotine, not just from inhaling but by spilling or swallowing the liquid drug. Banner Good Samaritan Poison & Drug Inf
Cronkite News (Arizona PBS)
added Jan 31, 2014 00:04

[Arizona] VIDEO: E-cigarettes increase calls to poison control centers

Electronic cigarettes may be a safer way to smoke, but are they dangerous to your children? Based on the calls coming into poison control centers here in Arizona and throughout the country, the answer may be yes. Nationally, poison control centers have s (Newschannel 3)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:39

[Arizona] Phoenix Fire Department officials warn electronic cigarette users about fire danger

“These things are causing fires,” said Phoenix Fire Department Captain and Arson Investigator Gary Hernandez. He responded to the fire at the Orman’s house, but this wasn’t the first e-cigarette-related fire he’s seen. “They had plugged this in, in the
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:36

[Arizona, California] Donald Bucklin: E-cigarettes' real purpose is to create a new generation of smokers

Let’s not fool ourselves that these cute “personal vaporizers” are out there to get 60-year-old smokers to quit. The real purpose is getting 16-year-olds to start.
Arizona Daily Star
added Dec 28, 2013 01:17

[Arizona] Without Right Help Many Who Make New Year's Resolution to Quit Tobacco will Fail

Project Quit, a part of the Arizona Smokers' Helpline, an online community of Arizonans trying to quit tobacco use, is preparing for an active 2014. The Project will kick-off the year with a presence in public places around the Valley to help and encourag
PR Newswire
added Dec 28, 2013 00:14

[Arizona] PCC to limit tobacco use to designated areas

Pima Community College’s Governing Board has approved a policy restricting use of smoking, e-cigarette and tobacco products to designated areas on PCC property.
Northwest Explorer
added Dec 13, 2013 15:36

[Arizona] Lack of e-cigarette research prompts questions of health effects, UA smoking policy

“Studies say these are new products so there hasn’t been a lot of research,” Muramoto said. “But the research that there is actually says they [smokers] are less likely to quit smoking.” Though the popular idea is that e-cigarettes help addicted smokers
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Dec 10, 2013 17:18

[Arizona] Experts warn electronic cigarettes can hold more than tobacco

Community Bridges is a non-profit organization that helps people with drug problems here in the Valley. Siete knows her stuff when it comes to illegal substances and how they're being used. "The whole point is when you're using an e-cigarette, it's mask
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Dec 1, 2013 04:52
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