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[Washington] A new twist on vaping: Juuls are small, discreet, and have health and school officials concerned

“Juul is designed to look like a USB flash drive, making it easy to conceal from unsuspecting teachers or families,” says a Spokane Regional Health District alert. “The devices have an unusually high nicotine concentration – a single cartridge is equiva
The Spokesman-Review
added Mar 13, 2018 17:14

[Washington] LETTER: Military-tobacco edit way off base

Regarding the Monday editorial, “Help military ban tobacco”: Militarily speaking; it seems your “In Our View” anti-smoking effort was off base.... the rambling arguments, quotes and purported facts in your editorial were disjointed and likely misleading t
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jan 30, 2016 22:46

[Washington] Wash. Tribe Claims Immunity In 9th Circ. Tax Row ($$)

The Quinault Indian Nation urged the Ninth Circuit Wednesday to toss out counterclaims from the estate of a deceased tribal member in response to the tribe’s now-dismissed $90 million lawsuit over unpaid cigarette taxes, saying that it has not expressly w
added Oct 8, 2015 09:57

[Oregon, Washington] Vancouver Pushes for Pot Lounges to Get Around Smoking Ban

Vancouver weed businesses are pushing for pot lounges where tourists from out of state and abroad can smoke, a move that requires getting around the state's smoking ban. Washington's struggle for pot lounges could be a prelude to problems in Oregon if v
added Oct 5, 2014 02:51

[Washington] Ex-Gov. Gregoire presses for cigarette tax initiative

is leading an initiative campaign that may ask Washington voters next fall to raise the cigarette tax by $1 a pack to pay for cancer research and prevention. Gregoire, a breast cancer survivor who negotiated a national settlement with tobacco companies a
Yakima (WA) Herald
added May 17, 2014 20:21

[Washington] Smoking Causes Prostate Cancer

Smoking has a major impact on the risk of developing prostate cancer, specially the more aggressive forms of the cancer. This was revealed by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in the US. A crowd of 1,450 men in the Seattle area w
French Tribune (fr)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:16

[Washington] LETTER: No to public smoking

My mother, a nonsmoker, is dying of lung cancer. She was exposed to secondhand smoke from birth. So, to those smokers who think we are trying to take away your rights, it’s time for you to step back and review what your actions are doing to those around
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jun 23, 2013 16:07

[Canada, USA, Washington] Macdonald-Laurier Institute

This article has been nominated to be checked for its neutrality. Discussion of this nomination can be found on the talk page. (February 2013)
added Apr 1, 2013 10:14

[Washington] Hookah lounge shut down for smoking ban violations

EVERETT - A little known hookah bar downtown was shut down last month by the Snohomish Health District. The health district took the Hideout Hookah Lounge on Wetmore Avenue to court for a year’s worth of indoor smoking ban violations. A judge decided in
Snohomish County (WA) Tribune
added Mar 12, 2013 08:38

[Washington] Cigarette maker may face $30M tax bill

A Yakama tribal cigarette manufacturer could be on the hook for some $30 million in federal tobacco taxes under a recent federal court ruling. Delbert Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco in White Swan, along with the Yakama Nation, sought an order i
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 22, 2013 10:49
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