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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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Utah Lawmakers Kill Bill That Would Have Raised Smoking Age To 21

Utah legislators have killed a bill that could have made their state the first in the country to raise the age for legal tobacco purchases to 21.

03/04/2014

The new law would treat tobacco like alcohol, meaning it would be off limits for 18-20 year-olds. (Getty Images)

Utah And Colorado Moving To Raise Smoking Age To 21

Lawmakers in both states approved proposals to treat tobacco like alcohol.

02/20/2014

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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.

02/14/2014

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New Mexico State University Aims To Ban Tobacco

New Mexico State University could have a new smoking and tobacco use policy by next summer.

11/30/2013

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Utah Lawmakers Consider Raising Smoking Age To 21

Utah lawmakers will consider a proposal Wednesday that would raise the age people can purchase tobacco products from 19 to 21.

11/20/2013

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Careless Smoking, Oxygen Blamed For Vegas Fire

Fire investigators say an elderly Las Vegas man is lucky to be alive after another nearly fatal fire started by the deadly combination of careless smoking and medical oxygen.

05/11/2013

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Nevada Bill Would Fine Teens For Smoking

A state senator wants to close an omission he sees in Nevada law when it comes to teens and smoking.

03/07/2013

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Nevada Ranks Low For Smoking Prevention

The American Lung Association is giving Nevada an “F” for tobacco control and prevention efforts.

01/16/2013

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Nevada Ranks Low In Tobacco Prevention

Nevada ranks low when it comes to keeping kids from smoking and helping current smokers quit.

12/07/2012

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