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[Washington] Proposal could ban Mariners, opponents from chewing tobacco at Safeco Field

The King County Board of Health is set to vote Thursday on a proposal to ban smokeless tobacco at pro-sports venues countywide — Safeco Field, CenturyLink Field and KeyArena — in an answer to those who say the habit among players sets a poor example for
Seattle (WA) Times
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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Washington spends little to help the state’s 900,000 smokers quit — despite collecting $622M in tobacco taxes

The sole source of funding for the state’s tobacco Quitline is a $320,000 federal grant from the CDC, said Nick Fradkin, the Department of Health’s tobacco cessation consultant. “That’s well under a dollar per person who smokes or uses tobacco in the st
Aberdeen (WA) Daily World
added Apr 25, 2018 20:07
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BLACK: California and Colorado Are Getting Weed Cafes. Why Can't Washington? Because of Republicans.

A statewide indoor smoking ban prevents any kind of smoking inside buildings. A separate state law makes it illegal to smoke weed anywhere in public. So where do you go? If you have walked around Seattle recently, you have already smelled the answer: Yo
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 12, 2018 00:02
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[Washington] Smoking, vaping is now illegal in Redmond parks

You can’t smoke or vape in any Redmond park or trail. The new park rule went into effective March 31. City officials said they made the rule after an extensive public outreach effort focused on addressing criminal and civil behaviors in city parks. This
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Apr 4, 2018 17:06
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It Happened Here: Washington state attempts to outlaw cigarettes

Washington was the first state to officially take up the challenge in 1893. C.T. Roscoe, an Everett Republican, introduced House Bill 236, which made it illegal for people to “buy, sell, give away or manufacture cigarettes or cigarette papers.”
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Apr 3, 2018 15:39
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[Idaho, Washington] VERIFY: Is there a law against smoking with children in the car?

A recent article from Lovethispic.com making the rounds on social media claims smoking in cars with children present is illegal effective Jan. 30.... While there are individual states and cities across the country that have banned smoking in cars with chi
KREM (Spokane, WA)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:11
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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] John Wiesman: Raise the age; keep tobacco out of schools

House Bill 1054 and Senate Bill 6048 are under consideration. We all know smoking kills; it’s time we prevent cigarettes and vapor products from getting in the hands of our children and teens and a new generation from becoming addicted to nicotine. Let’s
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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VIDEO: Debate sparked in Washington over marijuana regulation

Opponents say it'll create a massive commercial industry, like big tobacco, and exacerbate health problems. "Car crashes to problems with second hand smoke to school dropouts to workplace accidents," said Kevin Sabet, president of Smart Approaches to Ma
WHSV-TV3 Channel 3 (Harrisonburg, VA)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:59
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Proposed bill would raise age for tobacco, vaping sales to 21 in Washington

A bill heard by the Washington Senate Labor and Commerce committee would raise the purchasing age for tobacco and vaping products to 21 in the state.
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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