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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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[Utah] Poll: Is vaping safer than tobacco?

Tonight on FOX 13 News at Nine, Ben Winslow takes a close look at vaping - with interviews from supporters, store owners, health officials and more. In the meantime, tell us what you think in our poll question below.
KSTU-TV 13 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Nov 8, 2013 20:27
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[Utah] GUYMON: Too many concerns exist with e-cigarettes

Until and unless the FDA approves an e-cigarette for the assistance of quitting tobacco, we do not support any health claims. We must avoid repeating history with e-cigarettes.
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Oct 13, 2013 14:22
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LGBTQ super-heroes to fight Big Tobacco in Utah

Out of the Smoke, the Utah Pride Center’s anti-tobacco group, is inviting young people, according to the center, "to dust off their spandex, find their capes and get ready to take a stand against Big Tobacco in honor of Kick Butts Day."
Salt Lake Tribune
added Mar 18, 2013 05:05
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[Utah] House lawmakers reject e-cigarette and tobacco products tax

A bill that would have taxed tobacco products that aren’t yet sold in Utah failed 29-44 in the House Monday. HB372, sponsored by Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, was changed last week to delete a controversial tax on e-cigarettes. But lawmakers raised additi
Deseret News
added Mar 12, 2013 06:20
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[Utah] Harmon's takes tobacco products off shelves

Harmon's, Utah's oldest and largest family-owned grocery store, took all tobacco products from store shelves a few months ago. "Tobacco is such an addictive product that this was an easy choice for us to make actually," said Bob Harmon, vice president o
KSTU-TV 13 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Mar 9, 2013 22:13
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[Utah] Gov. Herbert supportive of bill banning smoking in cars with children

Gov. Gary Herbert said he is "sensitive about the overreach of government, stepping into people's lives and legislating everything we do," but the state already mandates seat beats and other protective measures, and he is supportive of a bill banning smo
Deseret News
added Mar 6, 2013 11:59
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(blog) Utah wants to ban smoking in cars with kids

Some might assume that laws like this are most popular in "blue states", since they constitute a kind of regulation that's often seen as a violation of personal freedom. But if it passes in Utah, the list of states with similar laws would be split down t
Christian Science Monitor
added Mar 3, 2013 12:44
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[Utah] RODU: My View: Smokers are routinely misinformed

Kevin Nelson's criticism of Utah politicians and the American Legislative Exchange Council included egregious distortions ... (Switch and Quit Owensboro, KY) based on the science-based strategy of tobacco harm reduction. I directed this program, which co
Deseret News
added Feb 15, 2013 08:44
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