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[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

[Washington] ‘Black Lives/Black Lungs’ documentary reveals deadly impact of targeted menthol cigarette advertising

The 15-minute video, which investigates how big tobacco companies targeted black communities in menthol cigarette advertisements, is Mondy’s first foray into filmmaking and has captured some national attention.
The Spokesman-Review
added Nov 8, 2017 16:52

[Washington] ROBISON: Don't fall for the tobacco scam

The online advertisements say that consumers can receive “guaranteed” tax-free payments of $2,300 every month – forever. However, in order to learn how to supposedly claim a portion of the tobacco settlement, consumers need to purchase a subscription tha
Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer blogs
added Jun 15, 2017 00:02

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

[Washington] Feds Rip Tribal Cig Co.'s Bid To Block $6.4M Over Discovery ($$)

government continued to press a Washington federal judge on Tuesday to make Native American-owned King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. cough up more than $6.4 million in payments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act, blasting the company's arguments
added Aug 18, 2016 19:15

[Washington] Ferguson 'disappointed' in slow progress of bill to raise tobacco age to 21

Attorney General is “disappointed” with the slow progress of a current bill that would raise the smoking age, he said last week. Two companion bills currently in front of the state Legislature would raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. If passed, t
Issaquah-Sammamish (WA) Reporter
added Mar 10, 2016 15:47

[Washington] Limits on e-cigarettes can head off future addictions

House Bill 1645 is sponsored by Reps. Gerry Pollet, D-North Seattle, and Paul Harris, R-Vancouver. It would begin to regulate the sale of the myriad of e-cigarette products currently on the market — all of which escape federal consumer protections coveri
The Olympian (WA)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:02

[Washington] Smoking age may be raised to 21

The latest attempt, House Bill 2313, was pre-filed on Dec. 18, 2015 and formally read into the record on Jan. 11, 2016. “About a year and a half or so ago, when I was looking at potential legislation for the upcoming legislative session, we looked at wha
The Observer (Central Washington University)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:35
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