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[Utah] Legislators and health officials targeting e-cigarettes

At least two bills are poised to change how the state controls e-cigarettes while health department regulators said they will continue to work with representatives of the so-called “vaping industry” to create fair rules that they say are designed to prot
The Daily Universe (BYU)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:01
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[Utah] Legislation aims to outlaw smoking rooms at SLC airport

is one of seven large airports in the nation that offer smoking lounges. But they could go up in smoke, so to speak. State Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, has written a bill, SB61, to outlaw them, and it is supported by such groups as the American Cance
Salt Lake Tribune
added Jan 13, 2016 06:49
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[Utah] E-cigarette caused Christmas house fire in Ogden, officials say

Ogden Fire Department Deputy Chief Eric Bauman said Monday, Dec. 28 officials confirmed the cause of a fire that displaced a family of five Christmas morning was an e-cigarette that exploded and ignited materials in a room where a man was smoking it. Cre
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Dec 29, 2015 23:09
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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] Editorial: The FDA's delay in releasing electronic cigarette regulations is putting the young at risk

For the sake of the nation’s young people, if nothing else, the federal government ought to curtail advertising and require strict controls over the ingredients of these products, helping state laws become more effective.
Deseret News
added Nov 16, 2015 16:12
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[Utah] EDITORIAL: Electronic cigarettes / The tobacco industry’s latest threat to oral health?

For the sake of the nation’s young people, if nothing else, the federal government ought to curtail advertising and require strict controls over the ingredients of these products, helping state laws become more effective.
Deseret News
added Nov 14, 2015 13:49
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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] The safety or danger of e-cigarettes is as cloudy as the vapor they produce

But there are dueling views on the devices' health impact. A recent World Health Organization report on possible and perceived hazards of e-cigarettes was sharply criticized by King's College London professor Ann McNeill and her colleagues, who said t
Deseret News
added Oct 31, 2015 21:15
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[Tennessee, Utah] Cooper: Public smoking initiative is off to a polite start

Since the initiative is only at the ask stage, we commend its goals and its parameters and will be delighted to breathe fresher air in more places. If it ever gets to the stage where smoking is forbidden in public areas, another look may be necessary to
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 14, 2015 12:53
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[Utah] Report: Higher smoking, drinking among construction workers

Utah residents who work in construction and manufacturing are more likely to smoke and binge drink than workers in other industries, according to a new report from Utah's Department of Health. The data is based on a telephone survey of more than 10,000 U
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2015 20:23
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