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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

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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[Utah] Lawmakers resume deliberations of possible e-cigarette tax

Utah lawmakers are again considering whether to tax e-cigarettes. When the Legislature passed HB415 this year, the law tightened regulations on e-cigarette products by requiring a license to sell e-cigarette products and outlining criminal penalties for
Deseret News
added Jun 21, 2015 16:33

[Utah] Should we pay people to quit smoking?

A new study shows that paying people may be the most effective way to help them quit smoking. Critics of this approach, however, argue that paying people to do things that are good for them may have a corrupting effect.
Deseret News
added Jun 15, 2015 21:28

[Utah] ASUU Senate Passes Potential Smoke-Free Campus Bill

With only one opposing vote, the ASUU Senate passed joint resolution 14 that could make the U a smoke-free campus. Sponsored by Sen. Ryann Cooley and Rep. Kevin Shields, the bill calls for a task force of 10 to 15 students and faculty to examine tobacco
The Daily Utah Chronicle
added Apr 28, 2015 09:23

[Utah] H.B. 415 Fifth Substitute Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes

This bill enacts and amends provisions related to electronic cigarette products.... ▸ requires a person to obtain a license in order to sell or distribute an electronic cigarette product; provides criminal penalties for a person that sells an e
Utah State Legislature
added Apr 10, 2015 14:45

Utah legislators force e-cigarettes to abide by new rules

Prompted by previously easy-to-open packaging and misrepresented or missing content labeling, Utah legislators have enacted H.B. 415, sponsored by Rep. Paul Ray (R) of Clearfield. The bill called for more stringent regulations on e-cigarette refills and
The Independent (St. George, UT)
added Mar 28, 2015 12:47

[Utah] Regulations on e-cigarette sales getting tighter as lawmakers hope to discourage sales to minors

The Senate passed HB415 28-0, and the House concurred with amendments on a 71-0 vote. It now goes to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. The bill would require businesses to obtain a license to sell the nicotine vaporizing devices.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Mar 17, 2015 00:08

[Utah] Kick Butts Day exerts new leverage against e-cigarettes

a new generation is being targeted as “replacement smokers” with an untested, unproven, addictive product — e-cigarettes — using the same old tactics, said Kristi Jones, health educator with the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program at the Weber-Morgan H
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Mar 16, 2015 23:19

[Utah] Kick Butts Day exerts new leverage against e-cigarettes

This year’s event, sponsored by the Weber-Morgan Health Department and the Weber-Morgan Governing Youth Council, will be held on Friday, March 20 at the Megaplex at the Junction. The event, which will run from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., will coincide with the 20t
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Mar 15, 2015 11:14
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