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[Utah] Casinos without the smoke? Mesquite citizen group aims to ban smoking in public places

Citing reasons like the danger of secondhand smoke, the group of citizens with the Mesquite Clean Indoor Air Initiative Petition Committee is seeking to get an ordinance passed through the City of Mesquite to ban smoking in public places. The City of Mes
St George (UT) News
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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If US Were Like Utah, There Would Be 22 Million Fewer Smokers

24/7 Wall St. examined smoking rates in the United States that were provided by the CDC to determine how many fewer smokers there would be in this country if the smoking rate was the same as Utah’s. While it would be difficult to replicate Utah’s conditi
24/7 Wall Street
added May 29, 2018 15:48
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The University of Utah will become tobacco-free in July

About 1,800 universities across the U.S. have gone tobacco-free, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. The University of Utah is joining those numbers and will officially become tobacco-free starting in July. So far, the response with
Deseret News
added May 23, 2018 21:53
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[Utah] Huntsman Cancer Institute Opens Center For HOPE

one study the center is leading focuses on gaining a better understanding of the factors that underlie smoking cessation among LGBTQ individuals who would like to quit smoking. Another, the PCORI-funded study, focuses on increasing the number of low-incom
Science Magazine
added May 10, 2018 17:21
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[Utah] Sen. Orrin Hatch eyes legacy with archive, think tank plans

the Hatch Foundation...Donations have come from places like Visa, the NFL, the tobacco manufacturer Altria and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
AP - Associated Press
added May 7, 2018 14:25
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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