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[Washington] New FDA e-cigarette rules leave local fans, foes sharply divided

Zach McLain, who runs Future Vapor in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, criticized the Food and Drug Administration’s decision, which extends the agency’s authority to all tobacco products — and now includes e-cigarettes in that category. “The fact th
Seattle (WA) Times
added May 6, 2016 11:28
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: FDA can go further with its vaping rules

As it becomes more clear that e-cigarettes have moved beyond a mere smoking-cessation device to an alternative method of delivering nicotine, the reasons for treating them differently than other tobacco products are dissipating...they ought to be taxed l
Everett (WA) Herald
added May 6, 2016 10:54
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[Washington] Dogs, cat die in Vancouver house fire caused by cigarettes

Three pets died in a fire that destroyed a manufactured home in Vancouver’s Rose Village neighborhood Sunday....The fire was caused by a cigarette that was put out in a plastic trash can on the exterior deck, Lawry said.
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added May 2, 2016 19:20
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[Washington] FINAL BILL REPORT ESSB 6328: Concerning youth vapor product substance use preve.

Summary: Vapor Products. "Vapor products" are defined as any noncombustible product that may contain nicotine and that employs a heating element, power source, electronic circuit, or other electronic, chemical, or mechanical means, regardless of shape
Washington State Legislature
added Apr 21, 2016 13:33
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[Washington] Local e-cigarette stores say new state regulations are positive for business

-A new bill recently signed by Governor Jay Inslee puts stricter regulations on the sales of e-cigarettes and vape products... For the Vape Spot, this backs the work they continue to strive for. "It just legitimizes us as an adult store that specializes
KIMA TV (Yakima, WA)
added Apr 21, 2016 13:18
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[Washington] Inslee signs bill strengthening protections for minors against sale and use of e-cigarettes and vapor products

SB 6328 that strengthens protections for minors against the sale and use of e-cigarettes and vapor products. Inslee was joined by health advocates, legislators and supporters at the Foundation for Healthy Generations’ Science of HOPE conference.
Office of the Governor (WA)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:09
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[Washington] Public vaping of marijuana fueled Legislature's new e-cigarette rules

state officials say handheld vaporizers can be used to circumvent the law with few people noticing. It’s also a way teenagers can consume weed discreetly... The state’s new rules for vapor products, if signed into law as expected next week by Gov. Jay In
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Apr 18, 2016 21:36
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[Washington] UW study aimed at users of both marijuana and tobacco

If you’re looking to give up marijuana and possibly cigarettes as well, a group of researchers at the University of Washington would like to hear from you.
University of Washington
added Apr 14, 2016 02:50
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: New vaping rules put state ahead of pack

This year, lawmakers took one of their boldest steps yet – one that puts them ahead of the curve nationally – by adopting a good package of regulations for the booming vape and electronic cigarette market. Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign the bill. T
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Apr 7, 2016 18:00
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[Washington] FERGUSON: It’s time for lawmakers to kick their addiction to teen-smoking revenue

raising the smoking age will cut teen smoking...I’m going to propose this legislation again next year — and every year until it passes. The Legislature just chose to protect Big Tobacco’s “key young adult market,” rather than our kids. ... It’s time for
Seattle (WA) Times
added Apr 5, 2016 13:36
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