Arizona gets failing grades in Lung Association tobacco report card
Arizona lags behind in policies that prevent and reduce tobacco use, according to the American Lung Association’s annual “State of Tobacco Control” report. The state received failing grades in three of five categories and did not improve on any of its grades from last year.
Legislator seeks to curb teen use of e-cigarettes
Calling the current law fatally flawed and ineffective, a veteran lawmaker wants the state to impose far more restrictions on access to vaping products by teens.
National popular vote and other ideas that did not make the cut
By the time this year’s legislative session adjourned sine die, lawmakers passed 395 out of 1,180 bills, memorials and resolutions. About 70 percent of 2017's big ideas failed.