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Arizona's Tobacco Report Card Shows Room for Improvement

gave Arizona high marks in a recent report. But in other key areas of tobacco control, such as smoking prevention, tobacco taxes and smoking cessation programs, the state has a lot of room to improve. JoAnna Strother, director of public policy for the
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:15

Anti-litter groups: Cigarette butts trash Arizona freeways

The cigarettes that are detrimental to your health are also littering Arizona freeways, creating eyesores, leaching chemicals and causing a fire hazard. Cigarette butts account for more than 40 percent of the litter tossed on U.S. highways, according to
added Feb 3, 2016 20:39

Percentage of adult Arizonans who smoke dips to 15.3 percent

The Arizona Department of Health Services says the percentage of smokers as of 2014 was at an all-time low of 15.3 percent. That's down a percentage point from the rate in 2013. Tobacco prevention and cessation
Arizona Daily Sun
added Oct 27, 2015 20:07

[California] Hookah lounge shooting suspect arrested in Arizona

A fourth suspect in a predawn shooting that killed a man at a Rolando smoking club last fall was behind bars Friday in Arizona, authorities said. Members of a U.S. Marshals Service task force arrested Neil Edward Downey, 26, in Phoenix on Thursday after
KSWB FOX 5 (San Diego, CA)
added Oct 2, 2015 21:09

[Arizona] First tobacco-free Coconino County Fair

In previous years, Flagstaff’s Parks and Recreation department assigned a designated area in which people could smoke, but this year that area has been moved outside the fairgrounds to Navajo Ramada. “We’re trying to create a healthy, family-friendly en
Arizona Daily Sun
added Sep 5, 2015 15:37

[Arizona] More Valley apartment complexes becoming 'smoke free'

It's a growing trend in the Valley and across the country. More and more apartment complexes are converting to smoke-free communities. Mountain Park Apartment Homes in Ahwatukee is one of them. "I don't have to worry that when I come to the pool, or go (Newschannel 3)
added Aug 30, 2015 21:42
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[Arizona] Smoke and Mirrors: A One-Year Review of the UA's Tobacco and Nicotine Policy

“Over time, it was evident that social enforcement was not incentive enough for ongoing compliance for some smokers”...Some UA students agree with ASU’s logic, and they have started a petition...calling for the university to “enforce the UA smoking and to
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Aug 28, 2015 17:32

[Arizona] City of Phoenix testing out smoke-free park program; El Oso Park designated as 'smoke free'

The idea began in 2013 when students from Trevor G. Browne High School reached out to Vice Mayor Daniel Valenzuela's office about creating a smoke-free park near their school. On Tuesday, no smoking signs were installed at El Oso Park, located near 75th
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:22
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[Arizona] Students, officials clear the air with smoke-free park

Student advocates and public officials cleared the air Tuesday morning when they finished installing new signs in Phoenix's first smoke-free park. The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board approved the no-tobacco policy at El Oso Park, near 75th Avenue and
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jul 30, 2015 04:29

[Arizona] SCHAPIRA: Protecting kids from smoke in cars is hardly 'foolish'

Tempe City Council unanimously passed an ordinance in May prohibiting smoking with kids in cars...Given the research and the seriousness of the issue, The Republic's comparison of this ordinance to efforts to restrict access to junk food and soda is absur
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jul 2, 2015 20:40
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