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[Washington] Legislature OKs vaping regulation

Senate Bill 6328 was approved by the House on a 74-20 vote Tuesday and will head to the desk of Gov. Jay Inslee. The bill defines vapor products to include e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, as well as the nicotine solutions that go into the device.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 30, 2016 16:37
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[Washington] Attorney General regulations for e-cigarettes, vapor products passes in the Senate

The Washington State Senate today approved a bill to reduce youth access to vapor products, in a 37-6 vote. The bill combines multiple proposals, including agency request legislation from Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Governor Jay Inslee.
Covington (WA) Reporter / Maple Valley (WA) Reporter
added Mar 29, 2016 23:05
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[Washington] Landmark, AG-requested regulations for e-cigarettes, vapor products pass Senate

Senate today approved a bill to reduce youth access to vapor products, in a 37-6 vote. The bill combines multiple proposals, including agency request legislation from Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Governor Jay Inslee.
Office of the Attorney General (WA)
added Mar 29, 2016 23:14
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[Washington] It might smell like strawberry, but it’s still tobacco — Can hookah be healthy?

After the smoking ban in Seattle took effect, hookah lounge openings escalated. In fall of 2015, there were approximately 11 hookah lounges in the greater Seattle area...Does it actually filter the harmful chemicals? According to the Mayo Clinic, “The t
Northwest Asian Weekly
added Mar 25, 2016 13:51
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[Washington] Smoke-Free Housing Campaign Launch

Moviegoers at theaters throughout Pierce County can catch an important message about “Why smoke-free housing is important?” Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department’s Smoke-Free Housing Task Force produced the Public Service Announcement (PSA) to reach resi
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:38
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[Washington] Soldiers Still Love Their Smokes, To Army’s Dismay

At Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Seattle, 35 percent of soldiers use tobacco, just slightly higher the average for the entire Army... Teyhen anticipates the Army will need to create a campaign to educate soldiers who believe vaping is a safer option. But
KUOW 94.9 Public Radio (Seattle, WA)
added Mar 18, 2016 20:14
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[Washington] EvCC smoking ban created new problem for neighbors

It’s been almost four years since Everett Community College (EvCC) became a smoke-free campus. To the college’s next door neighbors, it’s become almost four years of unwelcome cigarette litter and second hand smoke as students and staff have been walking
Snohomish County (WA) Tribune
added Mar 16, 2016 09:32
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[Washington] Ferguson disappointed bill to raise smoking age stalled in Legislature

The Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson is disappointed with the slow progress of a current bill that would raise the smoking age, he said last week. Two companion bills currently in front of the state Legislature would raise the legal smokin
Covington (WA) Reporter / Maple Valley (WA) Reporter
added Mar 12, 2016 16:49
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[Washington] Ferguson 'disappointed' in slow progress of bill to raise tobacco age to 21

Attorney General is “disappointed” with the slow progress of a current bill that would raise the smoking age, he said last week. Two companion bills currently in front of the state Legislature would raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. If passed, t
Issaquah-Sammamish (WA) Reporter
added Mar 10, 2016 15:47
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[Oregon, Washington] Canceled Cannabis Cup Shows Legalization Fight Has Only Just Begun

there can’t be a Cannabis Cup or any sort of cannabis café because Oregon’s Clean Air Act was amended to include vaporization and cannabinoids. So, anywhere you cannot smoke tobacco indoors, you now cannot smoke cannabis or vaporize cannabis or use nicoti
Marijuana Politics
added Mar 8, 2016 16:24
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