American Lung Association

Jan 18, 2012

Lawmaker seeks ban on selling hookah pipes to those under 18

Manning the counter at Herb N’Legends, a north Phoenix smoke shop, Bob Wools said minors come in at least every other day trying to buy hookah pipes. And even though there’s no law against selling them to those under 18, his shop won’t, he said. “It’s an unhealthy product,” Wools said. “Some kids are just […]

Nov 22, 2011

Repeal of ‘Clean Cars’ program nears finish line

Despite steep opposition from environmentalists and consumer advocates, the Brewer administration is pushing ahead with the adoption of a less stringent standard for curbing car emissions.

Jun 20, 2011

Clean Cars Program should be promoted, not repealed

For years, Arizona was touted as a good place to move for asthmatics and others who suffer from respiratory illnesses. Unfortunately that is no longer the case.

Jan 20, 2011

Lung Association gives Arizona failing grade for anti-smoking efforts

Though Arizona consistently earns high marks for its smoke-free air, the state’s ratings for coverage of smokers trying to quit slid to an F in the American Lung Association’s 2010 report card.