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[Utah] Janda: Going smoke-free saves lives and money

Polls show that most local voters support clean indoor air. If the ballot initiative campaign is successful, Mesquite will join the ranks of communities worldwide that put public health first and protect their residents and visitors from preventable deat
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Jun 19, 2018 00:07
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[Utah] Jobs vs. health; heated Mesquite City Council meeting tackles risks of smoking ban

City Council members were persuaded Wednesday that a proposed ban on smoking in public places would have a negative financial impact on the city... If the Mesquite residents championing the Mesquite Clean Air Initiative gain enough signatures on a petiti
St George (UT) News
added Jun 15, 2018 07:53
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University of Utah Campus Goes Tobacco Free

Following a formal review by an ad hoc committee of the University of Utah’s Academic Senate, the U campus is officially going tobacco free. Starting July 1, 2018, no tobacco delivery system of any kind will be allowed on university grounds. Some U stude
The Daily Utah Chronicle
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[Utah] Casinos without the smoke? Mesquite citizen group aims to ban smoking in public places

Citing reasons like the danger of secondhand smoke, the group of citizens with the Mesquite Clean Indoor Air Initiative Petition Committee is seeking to get an ordinance passed through the City of Mesquite to ban smoking in public places. The City of Mes
St George (UT) News
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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If US Were Like Utah, There Would Be 22 Million Fewer Smokers

24/7 Wall St. examined smoking rates in the United States that were provided by the CDC to determine how many fewer smokers there would be in this country if the smoking rate was the same as Utah’s. While it would be difficult to replicate Utah’s conditi
24/7 Wall Street
added May 29, 2018 15:48
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The University of Utah will become tobacco-free in July

About 1,800 universities across the U.S. have gone tobacco-free, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. The University of Utah is joining those numbers and will officially become tobacco-free starting in July. So far, the response with
Deseret News
added May 23, 2018 21:53
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[Utah] Huntsman Cancer Institute Opens Center For HOPE

one study the center is leading focuses on gaining a better understanding of the factors that underlie smoking cessation among LGBTQ individuals who would like to quit smoking. Another, the PCORI-funded study, focuses on increasing the number of low-incom
Science Magazine
added May 10, 2018 17:21
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[Utah] Sen. Orrin Hatch eyes legacy with archive, think tank plans

the Hatch Foundation...Donations have come from places like Visa, the NFL, the tobacco manufacturer Altria and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
AP - Associated Press
added May 7, 2018 14:25
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Utah ranks among U.S. states with highest rates of lung cancer caused by air pollution, report says

Though the absolute number of cases was relatively low, it represents a sizable portion of all lung cancers that occur in Utah, where the most common cause of lung cancer — smoking — isn’t particularly prevalent.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Apr 17, 2018 19:03
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What Utah found when surveying students about vape, alcohol use

more than 20 percent respondents who are in eighth grade or above have tried e-cigarettes at least once, and that similar numbers have tried alcohol, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Deseret News
added Mar 20, 2018 01:19
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