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[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
meetinglink.org
added Jun 13, 2012 15:27
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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] 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
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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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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Saturday Thumbs: California smoking law (Thumbs Up)

This trend of raising the age to purchase tobacco products is likely to catch on nationwide. But watch out, there’s also a potential problem. In California, taxes from tobacco sales are estimated at $438 million this year, so look for other taxes to be r
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Jun 12, 2016 15:31
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[Washington] Does Effectiveness of Adolescent Smoking-Cessation Intervention Endure Into Young Adulthood? 7-Year Follow-Up Results from a Group-Randomized Trial

the lack of evidence from this study that such short-term impact can endure into young adulthood, sustained interventions that continue into young adulthood should be developed and tested for long-term impact.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:10
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