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[Washington] E-cigarette users say devices are vastly safer than traditional smoking

Because e-cigarettes are unregulated, the FDA argues it has no way of knowing — except for limited testing conducted in 2009 — the levels of nicotine or the amounts or kinds of other chemicals contained in the cigarettes' cartridges. During a limited st
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added May 6, 2013 13:57

[Washington] Smoker who made death-bed plea against tobacco dies at age 53

Gallagher, who suffered from bronchitis and emphysema caused by his years as a 3-pack-a-day smoker, told friends and family that his dying wish was to convince other smokers to quit. On March 20, Gallagher asked a Daily News reporter and photographer to
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Apr 29, 2013 01:58

[Washington] Health Department's anti-tobacco program draws criticism, praise

"Suck on this," says the logo printed on brightly colored T-shirts and decals, followed by unpleasant information about smoking meant to grab young people's attention. A few parents have objected to the sexual connotation of the message, part of a $50,0
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Aug 26, 2013 06:37

[Washington] 'Suck on this:' Controversial anti-smoking campaign draws eyes and ire

Smoking rates among teens in Pierce County are higher than the rest of the state. So the health department came up with an edgy and aggressive campaign to fight it. But some parents say it goes too far. Beth Smith was with her family at the Pierce Count
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Aug 13, 2013 17:07


Defendants . . . have sold and shipped, and continue to sell and ship, large quantities of unstamped and unreported cigarettes into the State of New York. 2. Defendants’ actions undermine New York's public health efforts and violate numerous state and fe
New York State Attorney General
added Dec 24, 2012 09:56

[Washington] Roll-your-own industry files lawsuit against tax

The roll-your-own tobacco industry filed a lawsuit this week against a measure that would tax its product like retail cigarettes.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Jun 16, 2012 17:26

[Washington] Smoking-cessation drug triggers violent reaction

That night he finally saw what the drug was doing to him, and he broke down and cried. He quit taking it the next day. His kidneys returned to normal within a week, and everything is back to normal. Never again will I take that drug. I almost lost the m
Seattle (WA) Times
added Sep 22, 2013 12:43

[Canada, USA, Washington] CROWLEY: Tobacco smuggling jeopardizes border traffic

Progress will only come when authorities on both sides of the border take tobacco smuggling seriously and take the steps to put it, and the pipeline it supports, out of business. If we could also bring the Mohawk into the mainstream of economic life and
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Mar 30, 2013 20:14

[Washington] HHS Region X Youth and Tobacco Town Hall Meeting: Overview

the imperative is clear: we must do all that we can to prevent adolescents and young adults from initiating tobacco use, and help those who have begun to use tobacco to quit. With this in mind, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in partners
added Jun 13, 2012 15:27

[Washington] Editorial: Big Tobacco blows more smoke by hiring Boehner

assertion that Reynolds wants to keep kids from smoking is a lie...If Reynolds, and John Boehner ever succeed in keeping young people from smoking or vaping, it will be entirely by accident, coincidence or an understandable reaction to malignant hypocrisy
Everett (WA) Herald
added Sep 19, 2016 20:38
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