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Utah Senate votes down bill to eliminate S.L. airport smoking rooms

Citing concerns about Utah's image and personal freedom, the state Senate narrowly snuffed a proposal Tuesday to remove smoking rooms from the Salt Lake City International Airport.
Deseret News
added Feb 20, 2016 16:55

Supporters of Health Benefits of E-Cigarettes as Alternative to Tobacco to Speak at Utah State Capitol February 17

Jeff Stier will join the Utah Smoke-Free Association and the Utah chapter of the Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) in Salt Lake City to take on opponents of e-cigarettes, highlighting the safe use and benefits of e-cigs and encouraging sta
The National Center for Public Policy Research
added Feb 19, 2016 18:23
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[Utah] It's not hot air - Salt Lake City's Gateway goes smoke-free

If you work or shop at The Gateway and are trying to quit smoking, here's some good news: The shopping center is now smoke-free. The mall's new owners, Phoenix-based Vestar, announced this week the ban that has applied indoors now extends outdoors at th
Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 12, 2016 20:10

Officials seek reforms after Utah youths e-cig use quintuples in 5 years

one of every 10 now say they have vaped in the past 30 days. That news had state health officials and lawmakers calling Tuesday for reforms to restrict that industry. "You have an industry made up of scumbags," Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clinton, said about the e-
Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 19, 2016 21:30

Utah Gets Mixed Grades on Tobacco-Control Programs

Lung Association says Utah does a good job of protecting its citizens from secondhand smoke, but rates poorly in other areas of tobacco control. In a recent report, Utah received an "F" in both smoking prevention and programs to help smokers quit, and a
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:38

[Utah] Bill to ban airport smoking soars through Senate committee

A bill that would shut down the smoking rooms at the Salt Lake City International Airport sailed smoothly through a Senate committee Friday.
Deseret News
added Jan 30, 2016 05:44

[Utah] Banning smoking lounges at SLC International: A conversation

He wants all five lounges eliminated, a proposal endorsed by both Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and the American Cancer Society. Here’s a look at reader reaction to the story on our Facebook page. All quotes are verbatim:
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Jan 24, 2016 15:57
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[Utah] New bill may snuff out smoking rooms at Salt Lake airport

Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, is sponsoring SB61, a bill that would ban smoking in the airport altogether by striking the terminal smoking lounge exception from the Utah Indoor Clean Air Act. What's more, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski support
Deseret News
added Jan 17, 2016 02:44

[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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