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Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

The American Heart Association’s first policy statement on electronic cigarettes backs them as a last-ditch effort to help smokers quit.

August 24, 2014 9:15 pmLoading…
Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

The American Heart Association’s first policy statement on electronic cigarettes backs them as a last-ditch effort to help smokers quit.

August 24, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Smokers need not apply, county says

Smokers need not apply, county says

Pima County is looking to expand its tough anti-tobacco rules.

July 31, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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Horne: E-cigs can't be treated like regular smokes

Horne: E-cigs can't be treated like regular smokes

Nothing in Arizona law precludes using an electronic cigarette where real cigarettes are banned.

July 31, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
UA weighs total ban of tobacco products

UA weighs total ban of tobacco products

The proposal would include all UA property, indoors and out.

July 17, 2014 7:00 pm Related Loading…

UA to test Android app for women wanting to quit smoking

Women who are current smokers and use an Android smartphone may be eligible to take part in a University of Arizona study on women who want to quit smoking but are worried about weight gain.

May 18, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…
Bill Pfeifer: Pharmacies must quit selling tobacco products

Bill Pfeifer: Pharmacies must quit selling tobacco products

Arizona, it’s time for our pharmacies — resources for health and wellness — to get out of the tobacco trade.

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Anti-Smoking campaign with Sid Caesar 1984

Anti-Smoking campaign with Sid Caesar 1984

Volunteer and spokesperson for the American Lung Association, comedian Sid Caesar, illustrates the evils of smoking at an American Lung Association and Quality Inns International press conference in New York, Aug. 30, 1984. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

February 12, 2014 8:59 pm
Louis Jourdan                            actor

Louis Jourdan actor

Louis Jourdan, French film actor brought to this country by David Selznick, chats with Shirley Temple during a visit to Selznick's studio on May 20, 1946 in Hollywood. (AP Photo)

February 11, 2014 6:17 am

The 50-year war on smoking

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

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Donald Bucklin: E-cigarettes' real purpose is to create a new generation of smokers

Donald Bucklin: E-cigarettes' real purpose is to create a new generation of smokers

About a year ago I was surprised to find out from my daughter that hookah pens were all the rage among the high school crowd.

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E-cigarette popularity outpaces regulation

E-cigarette popularity outpaces regulation

Arizona’s recent ban on e-cigarette sales to minors may sound sensible, but some lawmakers and health experts believe it’s actually a step in the wrong direction.

November 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Jim Nelson: Living with chronic lung disease

Jim Nelson: Living with chronic lung disease

I was deeply disappointed to see the front-page article in the Star regarding the popularity of hookah smoking (“Hookah lounges proliferate as UA students kick back,” Oct. 11).

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Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS SHUT DOWN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WITHOUT HIJACKING AIRLINERS

October 01, 2013 8:30 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Dear Reader,

September 30, 2013 10:15 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Bisbee

Fitz Blog: Bisbee

I enjoyed our weekend in Bisbee. We were there to enjoy a rocking blues festival and count the ponytails held in place with orthopedic hair bands.

September 16, 2013 10:00 am Photos

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Fitz Blog: Your Weekly News Update

Fitz Blog: Your Weekly News Update

The argument against action in Syria can be summed up in one word: Iraq-Nam-istan. Sunnyside’s schools superintendent is no longer pursuing Chapter 7 bankruptcy after officials said he miscalculated his disposable income and actually had enough money to buy a pocket calculator and some Ad…

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Letterman

Letterman

Television host David Letterman poses behind a cake shaped like a television commemorating the fourth season of "Late Night with David Letterman" at his Miami hotel, Jan. 23, 1986. Letterman and his entourage had just completed filming a 90-minute anniversary show aboard a chartered 747 jet …

August 30, 2013 5:28 am

Feds quit legal battle over graphic warnings on cigarettes

WASHINGTON — The federal government, facing a court-imposed deadline and fierce opposition from the tobacco industry, has decided to abandon its legal fight to require cigarette makers to place large, graphic labels on their products warning of the dangers of smoking.

March 19, 2013 9:05 pmLoading…

Charging smokers more for health policy makes sense

The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Washington Post:

February 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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