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[Colombia, Washington] AUDIO: Fresh Air: Legalizing And Regulating Pot: A Growth Industry

Peter Bourne told me, yeah, absolutely. The tobacco companies, they had plans in place. They were ready to flip the switch if we decriminalize or legalized. They absolutely had contingency plans, he called them, in place.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 14, 2012 05:53
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Should hookah bars remain open despite Washington's indoor smoking ban?

The lounges say they’re private clubs, not public venues, so the law doesn’t apply. They all charge some sort of membership fee, typically about $5. That defense doesn’t sway health officials, like Frank DiBiase of the Tacoma Pierce County Health Depart
KPLU 88.5 (Seattle, WA)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:12
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[Washington] June 14, 2012 HHS Region X Youth and Tobacco Town Hall: About the Speakers and Panelists

Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A. . . . Patrick O’Carroll, M.D., M.P.H., FACPM, FACMI Rear Admiral, Assistant Surgeon General . . . Mary C. Selecky Secretary, Washington State Department of Health
meetinglink.org
added Jun 13, 2012 15:19
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[Washington] Youth and Tobacco Town Hall Meeting and Webcast on June 14

FDA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, along with local public health authorities, will hold a Youth and Tobacco Town Hall in Seattle, WA, on June 14, 2012.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 13, 2012 15:11
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[Washington] Inslee tax would nearly double cost of vaping

Inslee has proposed a 95 percent excise tax on e-cigarettes and vaping products — the same tax rate now applied to conventional cigarettes. His plan also would add 50 cents to the cost of a pack of cigarettes in an effort to raise about $56 million in re
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added Mar 2, 2015 17:52
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[Washington] Family wants 376852 packs of cigarettes taken in Puyallup raid returned

Nearly six years after state Liquor Control Board agents raided an Indian smoke shop in Puyallup, relatives of the shop’s owner are still fighting to get 376,852 packs of cigarettes back. The owner of the store, a Quinault Indian named Edward Comenout, h
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added May 31, 2014 23:59
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[Washington] Tobacco Action Group screens 'Addiction Incorporated'

Assistant Surgeon General Patrick O’Carroll stresses the importance of banning tabacco use at college campuses before the screening of ‘Addiction Incorporated.’
The Daily (University of Washington)
added Apr 11, 2014 10:42
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[Washington] NCAA Faces Legal Push Led by Litigator With Tobacco Stash

National Collegiate Athletic Association is expected as early as April to reach an agreement ... Driving the deal is 59-year-old Seattle lawyer Steve Berman, a onetime college soccer goalie who has brought successful group actions against Big Tobacco, En
Bloomberg News
added Mar 7, 2014 13:14
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Washington tobacco quitline to cut services August 1

State funding for the quitline and support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will expire at the end of July. The CDC will provide limited funding beginning in August, but it will only cover a single call and does not cover nicotine or g
KREM (Spokane, WA)
added Jul 28, 2013 19:54
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[Washington] Plan would allow cigar lounges, but workers would have to be smokers — and take a test to prove it

But this year, to get around concerns that the lounges would expose workers to secondhand smoke, they’re proposing something new: Cigar lounges could only hire smokers as employees. And those employees would have to take a blood test to prove that they
The Olympian (WA)
added Feb 10, 2017 18:01
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