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Utah Gets Mixed Grades on Tobacco-Control Programs

Lung Association says Utah does a good job of protecting its citizens from secondhand smoke, but rates poorly in other areas of tobacco control. In a recent report, Utah received an "F" in both smoking prevention and programs to help smokers quit, and a
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:38
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[Utah] Bill to ban airport smoking soars through Senate committee

A bill that would shut down the smoking rooms at the Salt Lake City International Airport sailed smoothly through a Senate committee Friday.
Deseret News
added Jan 30, 2016 05:44
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[Utah] Banning smoking lounges at SLC International: A conversation

He wants all five lounges eliminated, a proposal endorsed by both Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and the American Cancer Society. Here’s a look at reader reaction to the story on our Facebook page. All quotes are verbatim:
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Jan 24, 2016 15:57
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[Utah] New bill may snuff out smoking rooms at Salt Lake airport

Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, is sponsoring SB61, a bill that would ban smoking in the airport altogether by striking the terminal smoking lounge exception from the Utah Indoor Clean Air Act. What's more, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski support
Deseret News
added Jan 17, 2016 02:44
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[Utah] Legislators and health officials targeting e-cigarettes

At least two bills are poised to change how the state controls e-cigarettes while health department regulators said they will continue to work with representatives of the so-called “vaping industry” to create fair rules that they say are designed to prot
The Daily Universe (BYU)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:01
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[Utah] Legislation aims to outlaw smoking rooms at SLC airport

is one of seven large airports in the nation that offer smoking lounges. But they could go up in smoke, so to speak. State Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, has written a bill, SB61, to outlaw them, and it is supported by such groups as the American Cance
Salt Lake Tribune
added Jan 13, 2016 06:49
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[Utah] E-cigarette caused Christmas house fire in Ogden, officials say

Ogden Fire Department Deputy Chief Eric Bauman said Monday, Dec. 28 officials confirmed the cause of a fire that displaced a family of five Christmas morning was an e-cigarette that exploded and ignited materials in a room where a man was smoking it. Cre
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Dec 29, 2015 23:09
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[Utah] Debate over e-cigarettes; helpful tool or harmful product?

Karzen said the Utah Legislature has directed the Department of Health to create a rule regulating e-cigarettes. This rule would establish specific policies on labeling, nicotine content and bottling standards. “We have drafted that rule. The administra
St George (UT) News
added Dec 17, 2015 15:12
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[Utah] Editorial: The FDA's delay in releasing electronic cigarette regulations is putting the young at risk

For the sake of the nation’s young people, if nothing else, the federal government ought to curtail advertising and require strict controls over the ingredients of these products, helping state laws become more effective.
Deseret News
added Nov 16, 2015 16:12
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[Utah] EDITORIAL: Electronic cigarettes / The tobacco industry’s latest threat to oral health?

For the sake of the nation’s young people, if nothing else, the federal government ought to curtail advertising and require strict controls over the ingredients of these products, helping state laws become more effective.
Deseret News
added Nov 14, 2015 13:49
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