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Legislators advance bill nixing airport smoke rooms

Legislators advance bill nixing airport smoke rooms

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A bill that would prohibit smoking lounges in the Salt Lake City airport has received unanimous approval by a Senate committee.

January 30, 2016 3:11 pm Related Loading…
New bill seeks to outlaw smoking in Salt Lake City airport

New bill seeks to outlaw smoking in Salt Lake City airport

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah senator plans to introduce a bill in the upcoming legislative session that would outlaw smoking lounges in the Salt Lake City airport.

January 18, 2016 8:20 am Related Loading…
France David Bowie

France David Bowie

David Bowie sits holding a cigarette in Cannes, May, 1983. (AP Photo)

January 11, 2016 8:26 amLoading…

Secondhand smoke hits almost half of teens who don't smoke

CHICAGO — Even though fewer U.S. teens are smoking, secondhand smoke remains a big problem for them, a government study found.

January 10, 2016 10:01 amLoading…
Is something wrong with Hotwire's smoking filter?

Is something wrong with Hotwire's smoking filter?

Nonsmoker books a room through Hotwire and ends up in a smoking room.  

August 01, 2015 6:00 amLoading…
Apollo 13 splashdown anniversary

Apollo 13 splashdown anniversary

Astronaut Thomas Stafford, left, and Donald Slayton, Director of Flight Crew Operations, puff on big cigars and applaud as the Apollo 13 made a successful splashdown, April 17, 1970, Houston, Tex. Other members of the Mission Control teams surround the console. (AP Photo)

April 15, 2015 11:53 am

County snuffs smoking ban, but puffers will pay

Smoking employees will be required to attend a cessation program. 

February 17, 2015 7:22 pmLoading…

Pima County weighing 2nd plan on hiring of smokers

County policy could more than double health insurance rates for smokers.

December 15, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Pima County anti-smoking proposal is punitive, not productive

Pima County anti-smoking proposal is punitive, not productive

Instead, policy should take positive approach to the scourge of tobacco addiction. 

December 13, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Pima County may vote to refuse to hire smokers

Pima County may vote to refuse to hire smokers

Pima County leaders will vote on a policy that would make it impossible for smokers to get a job in the county. 

December 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Free lecture about COPD at UA's Duval Auditorium

Dr. Fernando D. Martinez's one-hour lecture is called "Early Origins of Asthma and COPD."

November 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Report: Arizona 9th in battle against lung cancer

PHOENIX — Arizona is one of the most effective states in the nation for fighting lung cancer and its costs, according to a new report.

November 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Celebrate Veterans Day with military movies

Celebrate Veterans Day with military movies

"The Eagle Has Landed" scene. British actor Michael Caine is shown in the film "The Eagle Has Landed," with co-star Kurt Steiner, June 15, 1967. (AP Photo)

November 11, 2014 10:35 am

Tempe's public e-cigarette ban rankles some as counterproductive

E-cig firms see little effect but say ban unfairly targets smoking alternative.

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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 pmLoading…
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 5:15 pmLoading…

UA weighs total ban of tobacco products

The smoking ban 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

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