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Smoke before 21? No way. And what about war, voting, marriage ...

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 23 2014 - 9:00am

You know what we haven't done for a very long time? Deeply offended our younger readers, that's what.But that's an oversight I intend to correct with this very next sentence. Because, frankly, you 19- and 20-year-olds are simply waaaay too stupid to be trusted with smoking cigarettes.I can't believe I'm about to write this, but I think the Utah...

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CVS hopes to boost image as health care provider by ending cigarette sales

Sarah Kliff, The Washington Post
Feb 6 2014 - 12:43pm

CVS, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, said Wednesday that it will stop selling cigarettes at its 7,600 locations in an expensive but calculated bid to boost its image as a full-fledged health-care provider rather than a simple purveyor of greeting cards and shampoo.

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Surgeon General's anti-smoking report resonates 50 years later

Mike Stobbe, The Associated Press
Jan 4 2014 - 6:04pm

ATLANTA -- Fifty years ago, ashtrays seemed to be on every table and desk. Athletes and even Fred Flintstone endorsed cigarettes in TV commercials. Smoke hung in the air in restaurants, offices and airplane cabins. More than 42 percent of U.S. adults smoked, and there was a good chance your doctor was among them.

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Ogden City squeezes smoke shop locations

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 7 2013 - 4:52pm

OGDEN -- Finding a smoke shop in Ogden might soon become like finding a needle in a haystack.The Ogden City Council voted unanimously this week to approve a resolution that calls for tighter restrictions on where a smoke shop can be placed within the city.

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No-smoking zone arrives in Weber State's campus core

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 30 2013 - 6:26pm

OGDEN -- Weber State students and employees soon will face visual notices of a no-smoking zone administrators have approved for the core of the university's main campus.Signs will begin going up in the next few weeks to alert everyone to the policy passed in spring semester. The university now bans smoking in areas that fall between the Student...

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Raise smoking age to 21, Utah legislative committee votes

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 20 2013 - 1:07pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- The state of Utah moved one step closer Wednesday to being the first state in the nation to raise the smoking age to 21.

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Davis health board drafts e-cigarettes regulations

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 13 2013 - 4:08pm

CLEARFIELD -- Childproof caps and a $250 annual health permit fee for manufacturing e-cigarettes are just part of the proposed regulations the Davis County health board has in store for makers and users of electronic smoking devices.The board will host a public hearing in the near future on a proposed "electronic smoking device regulation" in...

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