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[Arizona] County approves health care surcharge for smoking employees

Pima County employees got a clear message from the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday: smoke or use nicotine and it will cost you. It's already costing all of us, officials said, citing an estimated annual increase of $5,800 in county health expenses per ea
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Feb 21, 2015 22:16

[Arizona] VIDEO: Smoking ban possible inside Phoenix public housing

City Council is set to vote this week on whether to ban smoking inside public housing units. Leona Godfrey called the secondhand smoke that drifts into her public housing apartment “the grim reaper.” “I just see days of my life taken away, by having to
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Feb 16, 2015 03:36

VIDEO: Arizona Department of Revenue collecting back taxes on Internet cigarette purchases

Segreti used to purchase her cigarettes online from a company in New York. She recently got a bill from the Arizona Department of Revenue (AZDOR) . "It says that I owe them over $4,000," says Segreti." And interest is still accumulating as we speak."
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:07

Arizona lawmaker introduces bill to tax liquid nicotine in e-cigarettes

State Representative Lisa Otondo (D-4) introduced a bill Tuesday that would impose a luxury tax on the liquid nicotine, or e-liquid, in electronic cigarettes. According to an analysis by the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, the tax could bring about
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Feb 4, 2015 15:02

[Arizona] BREWSTER: ASU Tobacco-free: A policy in desperate need of revision

The policy does not clearly state any repercussions for smoking on campus, so people do it anyway. Still, there are many students who understand the dangers of smoking that motivated the policy and why ASU decided to put it into effect. The policy is mos
State Press (Arizona State University)
added Jan 26, 2015 17:20

[Arizona] Social media's effect on e-cigarette trend studied

UA management information systems professor Daniel Zeng is partnering with Mayo Clinic behavior scientist Scott Leischow to co-investigate how social media use affects people’s choices regarding electronic cigarettes, with data being collected over a p
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Jan 23, 2015 17:41

Arizonans spend over $1M apiece on smoking, related costs over lifetime

For Arizona smokers who wished that they had a million dollars, well, that's about how much smoking costs over their lifetime, according to a study. Social media personal-finance company WalletHub looked at smoking costs in the United States and Arizona
KTAR 620 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jan 20, 2015 19:21

[Arizona] ASHLine Tops List Of Best Ways To Quit Smoking In 2015, 2016 And Beyond People Vow to be Healthier in New Year, Quitting Smoking A Popular New Year's Resolution

For many Arizonans, true success in quitting tobacco forever has only been achieved by getting help from the professional coaches at the Arizona Smokers Helpline (ASHLine). With success rates that are several times greater than attempts to quit "cold tur
PR Newswire
added Dec 23, 2014 21:23

Arizona Smokers Are Threatened by Unemployment

They will not be hired for work anymore, when the Pima County Board will unanimously vote for the policy about banning smokers from the state’s workforce. Also part of the proposal is the 30 percent surcharge to the health insurance of employees who smoke
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Dec 8, 2014 14:28

Arizona county may no longer hire smokers

The Pima County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Dec. 16 on a policy that would refuse the hiring of any smokers, the Arizona Daily Star reported. The proposal would also impose a 30 percent health-insurance surcharge on employees who smoke or c
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2014 17:33
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