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Tax hike has many Utahns bootlegging cigarettes

Overall budget coming in close to projections though cigarettes, gas tax monies falling short.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Jun 23, 2012 23:05
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[Utah] Debate over e-cigarettes; helpful tool or harmful product?

Karzen said the Utah Legislature has directed the Department of Health to create a rule regulating e-cigarettes. This rule would establish specific policies on labeling, nicotine content and bottling standards. “We have drafted that rule. The administra
St George (UT) News
added Dec 17, 2015 15:12
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[Utah] The safety or danger of e-cigarettes is as cloudy as the vapor they produce

"We can't say definitively it's bad and you shouldn't use them," said Brittany Karzen, spokeswoman for the Utah Department of Health Tobacco Prevention Program, "but a lot of caution should be taken." A CDC spokesman is more blunt. Youths should not be
Deseret News
added Nov 10, 2015 18:17
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[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
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[Utah] ARCHIVE: Thank You For Not Smoking

despite widespread belief to the contrary, tobacco smoking’s sorry reputation did not begin with Surgeon General Luther Terry’s famous 1964 report, which as we will see was actually a rather mild document in comparison with earlier works on the subject.
American Heritage Magazine
added Feb 17, 2015 15:49
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Utah Department of Health: Get your life back, 1 | Ads of the World

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MediaBistro (blogs)
added Feb 16, 2015 21:24
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[Utah] Former Salt Lake City Mayor Deedee Corradini diagnosed with lung cancer

Corradini was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer last year in late July. "It came as a total, total shock," Corradini said in an interview with KSL Newsradio. "I never smoked a cigarette."
Deseret News
added Feb 7, 2015 00:08
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[Idaho] Utah lawmaker revives proposal to raise smoking age

Powell said he has spoken to several older smokers who wished someone had intervened before they picked up the habit. The lawmaker also expressed concern about the societal cost of medical bills for a long-term smoker. "We ought to view tobacco use as s
The Idaho Statesman
added Feb 4, 2015 15:01
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Utah teens embracing e-cigarettes ‘left and right’

Increasing numbers of Utah teenagers are using e-cigarettes, setting themselves up to be the next generation of nicotine-addicted adults, the Utah Department of Health said Thursday. According to the department’s Tobacco Prevention and Control 2014 Annu
Salt Lake Tribune
added Sep 6, 2014 15:01
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Follow the Money: Tobacco and Utah politics

The two tobacco giants contribute millions around the country and tens of thousands in Utah. They also hire high-profile lobbyists. From 2011 to today, Altria gave candidates and parties $119,000 and Reynolds contributed $49,839. Altria also employs some
KSTU-TV 13 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added May 6, 2014 08:52
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