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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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[Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: New FDA age and advertising limits for e-cigarettes a positive move

Evidence shows e-cigarettes are indeed safer than traditional cigarettes. They are not safe, however. The FDA’s acknowledgment of this, and its decision to regulate these products, are positive steps.
Deseret News
added Aug 25, 2016 14:32
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[Utah] Greg Bell: If tobacco were new, we'd never let it be sold

Utah has so far chosen not to tax e-cigarettes and vaping substances....we should do everything possible to reduce consumption. We can’t ban tobacco altogether because it’s so entrenched in our society and economy. But we ought to make it more expensive,
Deseret News
added Aug 19, 2016 10:32
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12,300-year-old fire pit found in northern Utah

An ancient tribal fire pit with tools, a spear tip and tobacco seeds that archaeologists say dates back 12,300 years was recently discovered on a military testing range in northern Utah.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 7, 2016 04:29
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