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[Utah] State: E-cigarette use doubles, smoking not declining

Utah teenagers aren't the only ones developing an electronic cigarette habit. New data from the Utah Department of Health shows adult usage of e-cigarettes across the state doubled in 2013. The Health Department's Tobacco Prevention and Control Program's
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Sep 8, 2014 16:58

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

VIDEO: Trib Talk: E-cigarettes on the rise in Utah, long-term health effects

E-cigarettes may not be the smoking substitute that many believed them to be, with 60 percent of e-cigarette users also smoking regular cigarettes.On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Health Department spokesman Adam Bramwell and Tribune reporter Kristen Moulto
Salt Lake Tribune
added Sep 5, 2014 17:57

[Utah] Officials Focus on E-Cigarette Ads Aimed at Youths

State attorneys general must investigate, and consider taking legal action against, e-cigarette companies that appear to be using some of the same advertising tactics that once drew young adults into smoking, a Kentucky deputy attorney general told his la
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 11:59

[Utah] Salt Lake County may regulate e-cigarettes

Salt Lake County may become the second county in Utah to regulate e-cigarettes, a strategy that could result in a confusing patchwork of policies ...may adopt stricter standards, depending on the results of a fact-finding study now underway, Edwards said
Salt Lake Tribune
added Jun 6, 2014 06:05
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[Utah] Roosevelt City Parks Tobacco ban coming

Councilmen continued their review and discussion of a new ordinance that will ban tobacco usage in city parks at their meeting on Tuesday, May 20. The ordinance has been under discussion by the Roosevelt City Council since members of OUTRAGE, an anti-tob
Uintah Basin (UT) Standard
added May 30, 2014 03:43

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

[Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: FDA must consider regulating nicotine in e-cigarettes

The FDA has been dragging its heels on this issue, including the need for warnings such as are required for traditional cigarette packages. That needs to change. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said in an interview with the Associated Press that he d
Deseret News
added Apr 19, 2014 12:08

Utah again has fewest smokers in the nation

What is the difference between Utah and Kentucky? Millions of cigarettes, cancer, second-hand smoke and asthma. The latest annual survey of U.S. smokers puts Utah in a familiar position. "Utah remains the state with the lowest percentage of smokers, 12
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Apr 10, 2014 17:09

Jay Evensen: More cigarettes are being smuggled into Utah, but that's OK

The question is whether it's worth putting up with a little smuggling in exchange for a reduction in overall smoking rates. That should be a no-brainer. Meanwhile, evidence also suggests a lot of the young people who might have started smoking cigarette
Deseret News
added Mar 26, 2014 13:03
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