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As e-cig use climbs, schools address problem with vape detectors

E-cigarette use rose 78% among high school students and 48% among middle school students from 2017 to 2018. As vaping grows, raising health and addiction concerns, Arizona schools are addressing the problem by installing vape detectors in restrooms.... Read more»

Az seeing more cases of nicotine over-exposure from e-cigarettes

With electronic cigarettes gaining popularity, officials in Arizona and nationwide are seeing more cases of people exposed to too much nicotine, not just from inhaling but by spilling or swallowing the liquid drug.... Read more»

New push to outlaw electronic cigarettes for kids

To a state senator, nicotine is nicotine regardless of whether the product delivering it is chewed, smoked or inhaled as mist, and all forms should be illegal for minors. SB 1209 would add electronic cigarettes to a list of products including cigars, cigarettes and chewing tobacco that are illegal for minors to possess.... Read more»

Health care debate

GOP presses campaign against Democratic health reform

GOP officials on Sunday talk shows stressed their belief that health overhaul goes beyond tax and fiscal issues usually reserved for the budget reconciliation tactic. Meanwhile, House Democrats indicated they expect a successful vote on a bill.... Read more»