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[Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: A smoke-free Capitol complex encourages healthy behavior

These bans aren’t antithetical to individualistic autonomy, or the rights of citizens, many of whom bear the insurance costs caused by smoking-related disease and cancer. The proposal is a common legal mechanism, based on evidence regarding the damage o
Deseret News
added Nov 16, 2017 00:00
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Lawmaker pushing to make the Utah State Capitol tobacco free

Rep. Bruce Cutler says it would ‘show we care about people’s health,’ but others say it could make life difficult for some state workers and Capitol visitors.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Nov 8, 2017 16:44
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University of Utah becomes the Beehive State’s third tobacco-free campus

So, in 2016, a frustrated Miller decided to lead the tobacco-free charge, bringing a board of students, faculty and staff together each month to craft a new policy that would be fair to smokers and nonsmokers alike. That policy — which bans tobacco and
Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 25, 2017 02:25
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[Canada, Utah] New smoking bylaw for Main Street discussed at City Council

Flin Flon city council will consider a new bylaw that could restrict smoking on Main Street and address the eyesore of discarded cigarette butts. Mayor Cal Huntley said council would try to review the potential bylaw with the Flin Flon and District Cham
Flin Flon (MB) Reminder (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:51
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Utah House votes to give local health departments more control over cigarette, vape shops

A bill introduced in the Utah Legislature would give local health departments more authority to enforce regulations on tobacco and vaping shops.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Mar 1, 2017 06:23
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[Utah] Shops caught selling tobacco to minors may face increased fines

A bill that would toughen penalties on smoke shops if they're caught selling tobacco to underage Utahns was given initial approval Friday. HB325 would impose greater fees on smoke shops on first and subsequent violations. On a fourth violation, the shop
Deseret News
added Feb 25, 2017 17:57
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Utahns lobby lawmakers to prioritize action against cancer

Osborne described his journey from the anti-smoking youth group to becoming a smoker, saying he started with e-cigarettes before moving on to hookah and then traditional cigarettes. Now, he's working to quit nicotine, he said. Osborne said he can relat
Deseret News
added Feb 18, 2017 00:56
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Contraband cigarettes among Utah smokers’ favorite brands

More than a quarter of the cigarettes smoked in Utah — 26.8 percent — are smuggled in because tobacco taxes here are so much higher than in neighboring states. Studies released this week by the Tax Foundation and the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a
Salt Lake Tribune
added Jan 20, 2017 20:10
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[Utah] State says e-cigarette company changed its name, kept deceptive marketing

In 2014, the Division of Consumer Protection threatened to hit the e-cigarette company, Vapex LLC, and its owners with more than $822,000 in fines, alleging the company made unsubstantiated claims about the health benefits of its products and because it
Salt Lake Tribune
added Oct 3, 2016 22:53
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Report: Half of Utah students who report using alcohol are also vaping

Results from the state's biennial Student Health and Risk Prevention survey shows that 56 percent of Utah youths who reported recently drinking alcohol also reported using e-cigarettes or vape products. Just 26 percent of those same students reported u
Deseret News
added Sep 14, 2016 02:07
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