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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] States Look to Tax E-Cigarettes

With an eye on the twin concerns of public health and raising revenue, Utah is one of many states considering taxing electronic cigarettes
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Feb 25, 2015 20:00
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[Utah] Many e-cigs' labels show wrong nicotine content, Salt Lake County Health Department study shows

Researchers found that 61 percent of the e-cigarettes they bought at 14 vape shops and 16 tobacco specialty stores had nicotine levels at least 10 percent higher or lower than the label showed. The industry’s own American E-Liquid Manufacturing Standard
Salt Lake Tribune
added Jan 12, 2015 09:28
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[Utah] Study reveals inaccurate labeling of liquid in e-cigarettes

An increase in emergency room visits and calls to the local poison control hotline has Salt Lake County Health Department officials concerned about e-liquid used in battery-operated electronic cigarettes.
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Jan 10, 2015 15:45
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[Utah] Logan Municipal Council bans e-cigarettes from outdoor public spaces

voted narrowly, 3-2, to ban e-cigarettes from parks and other outdoor public spaces Tuesday night after a short discussion and no comments from the health department, though a fact sheet about e-cigarettes was provided. Councilwoman Holly Daines, who vote
Logan (UT) Herald-Journal
added Jan 9, 2015 11:55
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[Utah] Logan Municipal Council discusses possible e-cigarette ban

Members of Logan’s Municipal Council expressed doubts about banning e-cigarettes with little information about their harmful second-hand effects Tuesday night and asked the health department to do a presentation on the subject in January.
Logan (UT) Herald-Journal
added Nov 21, 2014 01:28
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[Utah] Touted as a healthier alternative, e-cigarettes pose health risks of their own

Today, things have turned around, and many feel vaping is a gateway to smoking. “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention actually just released some data,” said Linnea Fletcher, program manager at the Utah County Health Department. “It said e-cig
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 24, 2014 15:16
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[Utah] Clearing the vapor about regulating e-cigarettes

But despite claims made by supporters of electronic cigarettes and “vaping,” many government organizations are concerned the latest thing isn’t regulated closely enough... The UCHD is pursuing a requirement that vapor providers must be licensed. Madigan
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 16, 2014 16:46
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[Utah] Suit Alleges Electronic Cigarette Exploded in Man’s Face

A Utah man who says he suffered “catastrophic injuries” when an electronic cigarette exploded in his face has sued the device’s manufacturer over alleged design defects. In his Nov. 3 complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, Rona
National Law Journal
added Nov 8, 2014 14:15
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