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State report: E-cigarette use doubles among Utah youth even as adult use holds steady

Ford, 14, spoke at a news conference in Salt Lake City where state health officials sounded the alarm about a report that shows nearly twice as many Utah youth used e-cigarettes in 2015 compared to 2013. "We are on the brink of being the first generatio
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 2, 2015 15:04
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[Utah] AUDIO: UDOH: Teen E-Cigarette Use Doubles in 2 Years

A Utah Department of Health study released Monday found Utah teens are using electronic cigarettes at nearly double the rate of two years ago. The annual legislative report also found the use of e-cigarettes by teens in Utah is more than double that of a
KUER 90.1 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Aug 31, 2015 20:13
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State report: E-cigarette use doubles among Utah youth

Ford, 14, spoke at a news conference in Salt Lake City where state health officials sounded the alarm about a report that shows nearly twice as many Utah youth used e-cigarettes in 2015 compared to 2013. "We are on the brink of being the first generatio
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 31, 2015 19:47
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[Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, Utah] Should airports snuff out smoking rooms?

“Given all the science that we have and the fact that so many cities and states are working towards going smoke-free, the fact that airports aren’t going in that direction more quickly is disconcerting,” said Cynthia Hallett, executive director of Americ
USA Today
added Aug 31, 2015 13:44
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[Utah] Activists: Salt Lake airport should not have smoking rooms

Salt Lake City International Airport already has five smoking rooms between its three terminals, but the airport plans to replace them over time with one master terminal that would include two smoking rooms. In this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015,
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 14, 2015 07:56
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[Utah] 2 smoking rooms planned for new SLC airport

"Eliminating smoking rooms doesn't eliminate the behavior of smoking," said airport spokeswoman Bianca Shreeve. "The bottom line is that smoking is a pretty powerful addiction, and providing a place for smokers to smoke gives us the ability to control it
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Aug 10, 2015 04:40
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New ACS CAN Report Shows Utah Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies

Utah could go from yellow to green in ACS CAN's How Do You Measure Up? report if policymakers adopt policy to broaden access to affordable, comprehensive health coverage for low-income persons including childless adults. (Graphic: Business Wire)
Business Wire
added Aug 7, 2015 20:02
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[Utah] Op-ed: Time to end smoking rooms at SLC airport

Given those facts, it is stunning to learn that the Salt Lake City Airport Board, its Executive Director Maureen Riley and Mayor Ralph Becker are proceeding with plans to include designated smoking rooms in the Salt Lake City airport renovation. The curre
Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 3, 2015 02:29
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Utah Clean Air Act is 20 years old

The Utah Indoor Clean Air Act (UICCA) has provided the state with 20 years of smoke free movie theaters and restaurants, going into effect in January of 1995. “We talk to younger people who didn’t realize that at one time you could smoke in a restaurant,
Cache Valley (UT) Daily
added Jul 29, 2015 11:57
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Utah Indoor Clean Air Act enters 20th year

“The Utah Indoor Clean Air Act has protected a whole generation from secondhand smoke by eliminating the smoking section,” said Bear River Health Department Health Educator Emily Jewkes in a press release on the anniversary. Exposure to secondhand smok
Logan (UT) Herald-Journal
added Jul 23, 2015 12:49
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