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[Colorado, Utah] A new strategy in the fight to reduce smoking

must survive several more votes, and both will face opposition from the industry and itsfront groups. But if legislators are listening to their constituents, the bills should stand a good chance of passing.
MSNBC
added Feb 23, 2014 13:51
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UTAH VOTERS FAVOR RAISING THE LEGAL AGE FOR THE SALE OF TOBACCO TO AGE 21. (PDF)

Support for the proposal is broad-based and widespread, with large majorities of voters across the state and across key demographic groups in support:
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:54
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New Poll: Majority of Utah Voters Support Increasing the Age of Sale for Tobacco Products to 21

67 percent of Utah voters support legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Just 31 percent of voters oppose increasing the age of sale for tobacco products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:52
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[Utah] KLEINER: Don't subjugate smokers with a majority rule

Instead of simply counting voices, we should pay attention to the operative principles behind those opinions. Why do people support the ban, and do they have principled reasons for doing so? At best, those advocating the smoking ban are making an argumen
The Utah Statesman (Utah State University)
added Feb 22, 2014 10:11
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[Utah] Bill To Raise Smoking Age To 21 Moves Forward

A pair of smokers, one who will soon die of pulmonary disease, and another who ditched traditional cigarettes 30 years ago and to this day remains a devoted electronic cigarette smoker, expressed differing takes Thursday on a bill that would raise the smo
Salt Lake City (UT) Weekly
added Feb 21, 2014 15:26
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DENVER: Colorado, Utah move to hike smoking age to 21

Two Western states with some of the nation's lowest smoking rates are considering cracking down even more by raising the tobacco age to 21. Utah and Colorado lawmakers both voted favorably on proposals Thursday to treat tobacco like alcohol and take it a
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2014 10:52
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Davis blazes trail with Utah's first e-cigarette regulations

The Davis health board at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday will meet to review and vote on whether to adopt county health regulations relating to electronic cigarettes and the contents of the e-liquid that is used in the devices.
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Feb 20, 2014 22:46
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Committee passes bill raising Utah smoking age to 21

The Senate Health and Human Services committee voted 4-1 on Thursday to approve the measure. It now advances to the full Senate.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 20, 2014 22:44
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[Utah] Weber health, school officials alarmed at growing popularity of e-cigarettes

one in three teens in the Ogden area have experimented with an e-cigarette. Use rates have increased by 500 percent in two years and health officials, law enforcement and schools are continually receiving questions from concerned parents and community me
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Feb 4, 2014 06:20
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Utah Health Status Update: Electronic Cigarette Use Among Utah Students (Grades 8, 10, and 12) and Adults (PDF)

Despite having no legal access to e-• cigarettes, Utah youth are three times more likely to report current use than adults. Nearly one third of Utah youth who • used e-cigarettes in the past 30 days report that they never tried conventional cigarettes.
Utah Department of Health
added Jan 7, 2014 08:35
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