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[Washington] Plan would allow cigar lounges, but workers would have to be smokers — and take a test to prove it

But this year, to get around concerns that the lounges would expose workers to secondhand smoke, they’re proposing something new: Cigar lounges could only hire smokers as employees. And those employees would have to take a blood test to prove that they
The Olympian (WA)
added Feb 10, 2017 18:01

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Saturday Thumbs: California smoking law (Thumbs Up)

This trend of raising the age to purchase tobacco products is likely to catch on nationwide. But watch out, there’s also a potential problem. In California, taxes from tobacco sales are estimated at $438 million this year, so look for other taxes to be r
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Jun 12, 2016 15:31

[Washington] Does Effectiveness of Adolescent Smoking-Cessation Intervention Endure Into Young Adulthood? 7-Year Follow-Up Results from a Group-Randomized Trial

the lack of evidence from this study that such short-term impact can endure into young adulthood, sustained interventions that continue into young adulthood should be developed and tested for long-term impact.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:10

[Washington] Alcohol, tobacco use down among teens; marijuana, e-cigarettes of concern

The Healthy Youth Survey is taken every two years by students in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 in almost 1,000 public schools in Washington....high prevalence of “e-cigarette” use among Washington kids with almost one in five 10th graders saying they’d used th
Bonney Lake-Sumner (WA) Courier-Herald
added Mar 17, 2015 13:22

Washington could be first state to raise smoking age to 21

A state house committee held a public hearing Wednesday on a bill that could make Washington the first state in the nation to raise the smoking age from 8 to 21. The bill being pushed by Attorney General Bob Ferguson who says smoking kills 8,000 people i
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Feb 12, 2015 11:03

[Washington] Judge: Reservation-based tobacco company must pay $58M in taxes, penalties

The company’s legal troubles started in 2011, when FBI agents raided its White Swan facility and seized records and computer equipment. #Attorneys for Wheeler, an enrolled Yakama, argued that under the tribe’s 1855 treaty and the General Allotment Act of
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Sep 5, 2014 13:00

[Washington] ROBERTS: When Cigarettes Were Good for Women

The recent blu eCigs advertisement highlights this problem in a striking way: it’s hard to argue that the bikini-clad woman is empowered when you can’t even see her face. This ad, in short, provides a cautionary reminder. When it comes to fighting for wom
History News Network
added Mar 18, 2014 02:23

[Washington] Tobacco-free e-cigarettes could face tobacco taxes

E-cigarette smokers lined up Friday to testify against a bill that would treat their tobacco-free product like regular tobacco products. E-cigarette supplies and hardware are currently taxed at the regular state sales tax rate. A bill would place a 95 pe
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Mar 1, 2014 18:01

[Colorado, Washington] American pets being poisoned by pot smoking owners

Cats and dogs in American states where marijuana can be bought legally are getting so stoned on their owners’ pot that pet poison hotlines are being swamped with distress calls. Most cases are accidents in which animals have drunk cannabis-laced water fr
Sunday World (ie)
added Jan 28, 2014 11:14

[Washington] Thurston County campuses go tobacco free in 2014

The Thurston County commissioners approved a tobacco ban that will prohibit smoking, e-cigarettes and tobacco products on county grounds starting next year, according to a news release.
The Olympian (WA)
added May 22, 2013 13:01
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