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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

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

Utah in line to get more tobacco settlement money

The Senate unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday approving an update to the 20-year-old agreement with cigarette makers. It now goes to the House. In April, the state will receive its regular $28 million annual payment plus another $28 million, acco
Deseret News
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46

More than half of Utah teens who say they drink alcohol also use e-cigarettes, survey finds

Utah youth who drink alcohol also frequently use electronic cigarettes, a new state survey has found. Nearly 60 percent of teenagers who said they drank in the previous month also said they used e-cigarettes or other vaping products, according to the po
Salt Lake Tribune
added Mar 1, 2018 23:53

Looking for a place to smoke? Try the Utah State Capitol, where tobacco bills have floundered this session.

Efforts by some lawmakers to create laws and taxes that could curb the use of tobacco and nicotine products have sputtered this session as some legislators note a deadline for passing bills is fast approaching. Bills to raise the age to purchase tobacco
Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 18, 2018 02:57
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Utah House snuffs out tobacco-free Capitol bill

A bill that would have banned smoking and tobacco use on the Utah Capitol grounds was snuffed out Thursday by the House. HB155, sponsored by Rep. Bruce Cutler, R-Murray, sought to make the outdoor grounds of the Capitol off-limits for smoking, joining th
Deseret News
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Utah legislator is again trying to raise the smoking age to 21 — but similar efforts have fizzled in the past

Utah 19- and 20-year-olds would be barred from smoking by 2020 under a bill a Sandy Republican filed this week in the latest attempt to raise the age to legally possess tobacco products to 21. Rep. Steve Eliason’s HB296 was made public Thursday. The bil
Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 1, 2018 23:59
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Bella Thorne and her entourage kicked out of Utah hotel for 'smoking marijuana' ahead of Sundance Film Festival appearance

hotel officials reportedly detected one of her associates smoking marijuana.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:51

Utah gets mixed marks on tobacco report card.

State funded programs - F State tobacco taxes - F Smoke-free workplace laws - A Tobacco quit services - C Minimum tobacco age - D
KUTV CBS 2 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:56
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A southern Utah “tobacco specialty” shop seeing changes with new ordinance

owner says customers will flock to him because a new city ordinance makes his business one of the few players in the city. Brendon Gunn, co-owner of Cloud 9 Vapor in Washington City, Utah has been involved in serious discussions with city officials for m
KUTV CBS 2 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:23
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