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[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
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[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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Washington] Yakama tribal cigarette maker could face $30M tax bill

Under the 1855 Yakama treaty, the tribe reserved its right to the exclusive use of the reservation. That lawsuit is pending. Meanwhile, the federal government has sued King Mountain in U.S. District Court, seeking $30 million in federal excise taxes it
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Feb 21, 2013 10:17
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[New York, Washington] NY sues Wash. company for selling untaxed smokes

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement the company sells and distributes its cigarettes in New York without shipping them to a state licensed stamping agent as required by New York tax laws. King Mountain is Indian-owned and is located on
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 23, 2012 14:08
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