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[Arizona] NAU to become tobacco free in July

Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng announced Thursday afternoon, effective July 1, NAU will become a smoke and tobacco free campus. In a statement, Cheng said current policies already prohibit smoking inside university buildings and univer
Arizona Daily Sun
added May 13, 2016 19:53

Northern Arizona Univ. adopts tobacco-free campus policy

Northern Arizona University will become a smoke- and tobacco-free campus beginning July 1. NAU President Rita Cheng made the announcement Thursday. She says the initiative reflects the school's strong commitment to wellness and public health and to crea
AP - Associated Press
added May 13, 2016 18:07

[Arizona] VIDEO: Cottonwood passes ordinance to raise smoking age

An Arizona city is joining the list of dozens of others across the US... The push to make the change came from a group of local high school-age kids. Known as the YATCY group, the group of teens presented the case to the council at the regularly schedule
KPNX-TV 12 (Phoenix, AZ)
added May 12, 2016 15:58

[Arizona] Editorial: Work of Tobacco-21 coalition has just begun

In the same week that California became the second state in the nation to raise its smoking age to 21, Cottonwood became the first city in Arizona to make the sale and use of tobacco products for people younger than 21 illegal. But for this measure to h
Camp Verde (AZ) Bugle
added May 9, 2016 23:50

[Arizona] VIDEO: Valley man burned after batteries from e-cigarette explode

A Valley man is in the hospital with extensive burns after batteries from an e-cigarette exploded. David Garcia says he was driving down the road when two extra e-cigarette batteries he had in his pocket burst into flames. "He called screaming saying h
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Feb 21, 2016 17:21

[Arizona, Florida] State-Run Websites Help Smokers Kick the Habit

Smokers who attempted to kick the habit using web-based smoking cessation services were almost as successful as those who use telephone quitlines in a study comparing the two strategies in four states conducted by researchers from the Centers for Disease
MedPage Today
added Feb 9, 2016 17:45

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
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