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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

[Utah] Westboro Baptist Church launches “Jesus Hates Fags” anti-smoking campaign

“We’re moving in a new direction,” said Winky “Winky” Winston, a Westboro Baptist spokesperson. “We’re trying to get away from the gay-hating stuff, not because we don’t hate gays — we still totally hate the shit out of gays — but because there’s just a
The Independent (St. George, UT)
added Aug 1, 2016 00:49

[Utah] Lawsuit filed after e-cigarette explodes

Ronald D. Boren claims the Prodigy V3.1 electronic cigarette unexpectedly blew up while he used it at his home in February 2013. The explosion sent burning debris and battery acid into his mouth, face and eyes and caught his hair on fire, the lawsuit say
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:37

Committee passes bill raising Utah smoking age to 21

The Senate Health and Human Services committee voted 4-1 on Thursday to approve the measure. It now advances to the full Senate.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 20, 2014 22:44

[Utah] House shoots down e-cigarette tax

A measure that would’ve taxed electronic cigarettes and nicotine candies and made their sale to people under the age of 19 a crime failed Monday in the Utah House.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Mar 12, 2013 06:25

Utah lawmaker: Crackdown on e-cigarettes needed

A Utah lawmaker has introduced legislation to keep minors out of smoke shops and to tax electronic cigarettes and dissolvable tobacco products at the same rate as cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2013 07:08

[Colorado, Utah] A new strategy in the fight to reduce smoking

must survive several more votes, and both will face opposition from the industry and itsfront groups. But if legislators are listening to their constituents, the bills should stand a good chance of passing.
added Feb 23, 2014 13:51

[Utah] Boy, 3, burned after mom's e-cigarette explodes setting fire to car seat

A three-year-old boy suffered first- and second-degree burns after his mom's e-cigarette exploded causing his car seat to catch fire. Mom Kinzie Barlow was driving near her home in Mount Pleasant, Utah, on Friday when the incident occurred.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 25, 2013 05:16

[Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah] Medicaid-Expansion Fights Pit Hospitals, Labor Against Conservative Groups, Tobacco Companies

Voters in four states will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand Medicaid ...Top spenders in the campaigns are groups linked to the tobacco industry and the Koch brothers, which are aligned against the initiatives, and hospitals and union-back advocacy groups,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47

[Utah] BYU researchers: Secondhand smoke raises body fat

Living with a smoker can gunk up your lungs, but it also could make you gain weight. New research from Brigham Young University suggests inhaling secondhand smoke raises body fat and throws off metabolism.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Nov 4, 2014 07:35
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