County policy could more than double health insurance rates for smokers.
Instead, policy should take positive approach to the scourge of tobacco addiction.
Pima County leaders will vote on a policy that would make it impossible for smokers to get a job in the county.
Dr. Fernando D. Martinez's one-hour lecture is called "Early Origins of Asthma and COPD."
PHOENIX — Arizona is one of the most effective states in the nation for fighting lung cancer and its costs, according to a new report.
"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)
E-cig firms see little effect but say ban unfairly targets smoking alternative.
Pima County is looking to expand its tough anti-tobacco rules.
Nothing in Arizona law precludes using an electronic cigarette where real cigarettes are banned.
The proposal would include all UA property, indoors and out.
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.
Arizona, it’s time for our pharmacies — resources for health and wellness — to get out of the tobacco trade.
Loophole debated as state forfeits $69 million.
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)
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)
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:
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.
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.
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).
TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS SHUT DOWN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WITHOUT HIJACKING AIRLINERS