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[Washington] Smoking ban eyed for Walla Walla parks

Smoking will not be banned in city parks for the time being, but the city may establish designated smoking areas in the future. Walla Walla City Council members did not vote on a proposal to ban smoking and vaping in city parks at its meeting Wednesday
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Jul 16, 2018 14:20
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[Washington] It’s official: Mariners, opponents will soon no longer be able to chew tobacco at Safeco Field

The King County Board of Health voted unanimously Thursday to prohibit smokeless tobacco in field and clubhouse areas, which means half of all MLB stadiums now have bans on the habit.
Seattle (WA) Times
added May 16, 2018 18:14
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[Washington] Editorial: Makers of vaping liquid aiming sales at teens

In addition to its enforcement on packaging and its action against retailers selling JUUL and similar devices to youths, including online, the FDA should focus more scrutiny on the practice of using flavors and the names given to products to market e-cig
Everett (WA) Herald
added May 4, 2018 20:53
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[Washington] Dangerous teen trend: JUULing at school

"It's the new high school thing. Everyone's got the JUUL," said Jordan Woods at Rain City Vape. Woods says he regularly kicks teens younger than 18 years old out of the store and confiscates fake ID's. The makers of JUUL say it's supposed to help adult
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added May 4, 2018 15:56
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: State budget snuffs out fight against tobacco use

The CDC’s recommended level is $63.6 million — less than half of the $150.7 million from the 1998 settlement and about 10 percent of total tobacco-related revenues. As the state grapples with rising medical and Medicaid costs, such an investment will pay
Yakima (WA) Herald
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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Washington spends little to help the state’s 900,000 smokers quit — despite collecting $622M in tobacco taxes

The sole source of funding for the state’s tobacco Quitline is a $320,000 federal grant from the CDC, said Nick Fradkin, the Department of Health’s tobacco cessation consultant. “That’s well under a dollar per person who smokes or uses tobacco in the st
Aberdeen (WA) Daily World
added Apr 25, 2018 20:07
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[Washington] It’s official: Mariners, opponents will soon no longer be able to chew tobacco at Safeco Field

At a hearing Thursday afternoon, the King County Board of Health voted unanimously to prohibit smokeless tobacco at professional sports venues countywide — an ordinance that will take effect May 19. The move is in response to health advocates who say the
Seattle (WA) Times
added Apr 21, 2018 16:50
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[Washington] Chewing tobacco banned at Safeco, CenturyLink

The move comes in response to health advocates who say the habit among players sets a poor example for fans and young athletes. The Seattle Mariners and the national advocacy organization Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids supported the measure.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 21, 2018 16:46
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[Washington] Seattle Joins Growing List of Cities with Tobacco-Free Baseball – 15 of 30 MLB Stadiums Have Knocked Tobacco Out of the Park

Adding momentum to the national campaign to take tobacco out of baseball, the King County Board of Health voted unanimously today to prohibit use of smokeless tobacco products (like chew, dip and snuff) at professional sports venues, including Safeco Fiel
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 20, 2018 17:54
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[Washington] Safeco, Century Link fields could soon be tobacco-free

The King County Board of Health will act on a new county-wide regulation prohibiting smokeless tobacco at all professional sporting events Thursday afternoon. If approved, players and fans won’t be able to use any tobacco products, including chewing tob
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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