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[Utah] Activists: Salt Lake airport should not have smoking rooms

Salt Lake City International Airport already has five smoking rooms between its three terminals, but the airport plans to replace them over time with one master terminal that would include two smoking rooms. In this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015,
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 14, 2015 07:56

[Utah] 2 smoking rooms planned for new SLC airport

"Eliminating smoking rooms doesn't eliminate the behavior of smoking," said airport spokeswoman Bianca Shreeve. "The bottom line is that smoking is a pretty powerful addiction, and providing a place for smokers to smoke gives us the ability to control it
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Aug 10, 2015 04:40

New ACS CAN Report Shows Utah Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies

Utah could go from yellow to green in ACS CAN's How Do You Measure Up? report if policymakers adopt policy to broaden access to affordable, comprehensive health coverage for low-income persons including childless adults. (Graphic: Business Wire)
Business Wire
added Aug 7, 2015 20:02

[Utah] Mesquite group searches for way to push clean air initiative

Around 40 people packed the Clean Indoor Air meeting earlier this month, rallying for workplaces to go smoke-free, citing all the damage secondhand smoke can cause. Mesquite City Councilman Rich Green, who was present at the meeting, said the group shou
St. George (UT) Spectrum
added Aug 7, 2015 18:45

[Utah] Op-ed: Time to end smoking rooms at SLC airport

Given those facts, it is stunning to learn that the Salt Lake City Airport Board, its Executive Director Maureen Riley and Mayor Ralph Becker are proceeding with plans to include designated smoking rooms in the Salt Lake City airport renovation. The curre
Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 3, 2015 02:29

Utah Clean Air Act is 20 years old

The Utah Indoor Clean Air Act (UICCA) has provided the state with 20 years of smoke free movie theaters and restaurants, going into effect in January of 1995. “We talk to younger people who didn’t realize that at one time you could smoke in a restaurant,
Cache Valley (UT) Daily
added Jul 29, 2015 11:57

[Utah] Local group holding clean air meeting

The Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air will have a free public coalition meeting Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. at Highland Estates, 555 Highland Drive, to discuss Mesquite workers’ exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace.
St. George (UT) Spectrum
added Jul 25, 2015 11:55

Utah Indoor Clean Air Act enters 20th year

“The Utah Indoor Clean Air Act has protected a whole generation from secondhand smoke by eliminating the smoking section,” said Bear River Health Department Health Educator Emily Jewkes in a press release on the anniversary. Exposure to secondhand smok
Logan (UT) Herald-Journal
added Jul 23, 2015 12:49
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[Utah] Lawmakers resume deliberations of possible e-cigarette tax

Utah lawmakers are again considering whether to tax e-cigarettes. When the Legislature passed HB415 this year, the law tightened regulations on e-cigarette products by requiring a license to sell e-cigarette products and outlining criminal penalties for
Deseret News
added Jun 21, 2015 16:33

[Utah] Should we pay people to quit smoking?

A new study shows that paying people may be the most effective way to help them quit smoking. Critics of this approach, however, argue that paying people to do things that are good for them may have a corrupting effect.
Deseret News
added Jun 15, 2015 21:28
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