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[Arizona] ASU is tobacco free, but what about vaping?

Joe Sanchez, manager of the ASU Tobacco-Free Initiative (ASUTFI), said that while all tobacco-containing products are prohibited on campus, e-cigarettes, which do not contain tobacco (but may contain nicotine), are approved for outdoor use on all ASU pro
State Press (Arizona State University)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:48
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[Arizona] KICKIN’ THE HABIT Filtering out problems

It’s been almost three weeks since La Ramona Morales Apartments in Benson implemented its complete smoke-free policy on Aug. 1. And Chairity LaDuke, community manager at La Ramona Morales, said residents are already taking to the change.
Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald
added Aug 30, 2017 01:36

[Arizona] Douglas becomes second AZ city to raise legal tobacco age to 21

Cottonwood was the first in Arizona to raise the age to 21 in June 2016. These two Arizona communities are certainly not alone. The website lists more than 200 other cities across the U.S. that have done the same thing.
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:12

[Arizona] Tucson apartment communities testing smoke-free policies

Four apartment communities, owned by NALS Apartment Homes, have banned smoking within 20 feet of their residential buildings and common areas as of April 1. The communities, home to a total of about 2,000 residents, are Saddle Ridge in Oro Valley, Sonor
Arizona Daily Star
added Jun 23, 2017 02:44

[Arizona] Ban on smoking in Flagstaff parks moves forward

Flagstaff City Council took the first decisive step Tuesday toward banning the smoking of cigarettes and other forms of tobacco in public parks and cemeteries. The council voted 6-1 Tuesday evening to approve the first reading of an ordinance that would
Arizona Daily Sun
added Jun 2, 2017 17:59

[Arizona] FACTCHECK: Can e-cigarettes cause an incurable disease?

As the NIDA notes, much remains unknown about the health risks of e-cigarettes, including whether or not they are safer than conventional cigarettes. There also isn’t enough evidence to say definitively they’re effective at helping people to quit smoking
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Jun 1, 2017 03:08

[Arizona] UA Trauma Team Looks at Danger of E-cigarette Burns

University of Arizona trauma surgeons used examples from their own emergency room to highlight the potential dangers from electronic cigarette battery failures. Their case report is in the May issue of the journal Burns.
Arizona Public Media
added May 10, 2017 15:59
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[Arizona] UA trauma surgeon sees increase in e-cigarette burns in patients

A University of Arizona trauma surgeon is seeing a spike in e-cigarette burns in patients. Dr. Gary Vercruysse says he and his colleagues noticed about a year and a half ago emergency patients were coming in with severe burns after their e-cigarette cau
KGUN TV 9 (Tucson, AZ)
added May 9, 2017 20:32

[Arizona] Trauma surgeon seeing rise in burns from electronic cigarettes

That's when Vercruysse, a UA-Banner burn surgeon, started to ask those patients and ones with similar wounds how they got burned. "They all told me basically the same thing," he says. "They had an electronic cigarette in their pocket, then they started f
added May 1, 2017 22:17
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[Arizona] DCrew calls for Tobacco 21

The Cochise County Youth Health Coalition, a group of local high school students, asked the City mayor and council to adopt a policy change that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 in Douglas. The coalition, also known as DCre
Douglas (AZ) Dispatch
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26
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