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[Washington] Yakima moves ahead with proposed smoking ban by writing legislation

City council voted to create legislation that will ban smoking at special events, city parks and playgrounds. Once the legislation is written council will take a formal vote on it.
KIMA TV (Yakima, WA)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:09

[Washington] Changing of guardian for health as smoking reaches crossroad

For the first time since 1998, Washington is getting a new secretary of health. Mary Selecky is retiring, and her replacement starts today. Selecky has been a familiar face during health emergencies, such as the pandemic flu. She made tobacco her top he
KPLU 88.5 (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 15, 2013 07:32

[Idaho, Oregon, Washington] Proposed cigarette tax increase in OR could light up black market

“You get a lot of crime accompanying cigarette bootlegging,” said Patrick Fleenor, chief economist of Fiscal Economics Inc., who has written extensively on the economics of smoking. “It has similar effects to drug smuggling.” A study by the Mackinac Cen (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Apr 12, 2013 10:42

[Washington] Court shoots down Yakama tobacco company lawsuit

A tobacco company owned by a Yakama Nation tribal member must pay into an escrow account established under a 1998 settlement with big tobacco companies, a federal judge has ruled.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2013 02:15

[Washington] Great American Spitout Campaign Exposes Chewing Tobacco Dangers

added Feb 16, 2013 21:49

[Washington] Tobacco sales to minors at highest level in the last decade

The number of Washington retailers illegally selling tobacco to minors has risen to its highest level in more than a decade. An annual report that tracks illegal sales shows about 16 percent of tobacco retailers in our state sold tobacco to minors from Ja
PR Newswire
added Dec 12, 2012 15:48

[Washington] Letter: Enforce no-smoking laws

I was a little disappointed that you gave Jasmine Pursley her 15 minutes of fame by publishing her picture with the front-page July 25 story "Smokers continue to light up in city's parks despite ban." My take on the photo is that the smoker has an arroga
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Aug 3, 2012 18:38

[Washington] In Our View: Still Deadly, Still Illegal

Six months later, Vancouver's ban on smoking in parks still makes sense
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Jul 26, 2012 12:38

Four Washington Vape Stores Are Being Sued for Allegedly Selling Exploding E-Cigarettes

The batteries have become infamous in the last year as they have been the culprit behind exploding hoverboards and smartphones, said Gregory Bentley, an Irvine, Calif.-based attorney helping with the four lawsuits, during a press conference on Thursday.
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
added Oct 14, 2016 20:04

[Washington] 1855 Treaty Exempts Tribe From Tobacco Tax, 9th Circ. Told ($$)

An Indian tribe argued to the Ninth Circuit Tuesday that a Washington federal court wrongly ignored a 160-year-old treaty when it determined that a tribe-member-owned tobacco company on tribal land was still subject to a federal product tax. Counsel for
added Aug 31, 2016 16:49
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