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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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[Washington] 'Tobacco 21' will try again to raise age to buy tobacco products

The “Tobacco 21” Idaho Coalition announced it'll try again to pass legislation that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products, including e-cigs, from 18 to 21. The group believes it would reduce tobacco use and protect kids from a lifetime of ad
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:57
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[Washington] WINTERER: Smoking ban doesn’t allow freedom of choice

Dasha Winterer, junior astrophysics major, explains how she doesn’t think students should be banned from smoking on campus, and that no one is enforcing the rule anyway.
Daily Evergreen [Washington State U.]
added Feb 1, 2018 01:38
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[Washington] Research is mixed, but King County forges ahead on smoking ban in parks

Visit a public park in Bellevue, and you can light up a cigarette, chew tobacco or puff on an e-cigarette all you want. Do so in Kent, and you’re technically breaking local law. In Seattle’s city parks, it’s verboten to smoke, but chewing tobacco and vap
Crosscut (Seattle, WA)
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
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[Washington] Lawmakers Consider a Bill to Raise the Legal Tobacco Age From 18 to 21

Email Print Save Washington state lawmakers are considering a bill that could raise the legal age to purchase any nicotine product from 18 to 21 years old. Senate Bill 6048, sponsored by Senator Patty Kuderer, D-Redmond, was heard on Monday, Jan. 22 by
Centralia (WA) Chronicle
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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[Washington] Letter: Apartments need to rethink rules on pot

Cannabis also does not have carcinogenic factors or cause deaths to first- or second-hand smokers...Apartments should draft policies in compliance with the law and make smoking pot in your apartment alright now that legalization has taken effect.
Tri-City (WA) Herald
added Jan 8, 2018 15:42
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking TV ads a late, small win

TV ads running on the three traditional networks don’t pack the wallop they once could have. But getting Big Tobacco to admit any culpability in the wake of death and destruction they’ve left behind must be counted as some kind of victory.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Jan 2, 2018 03:26
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[Washington] Wash. lawmakers look to raise legal tobacco age

The Spokane Regional Health Board backed a measure to raise the tobacco age to 21 years old. Spokane Regional Health Board member AJ Sanders said a common objection to initiatives like this are looking at how effective it will actually be.
KREM (Spokane, WA)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:15
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Spokane pursues raising tobacco age limit in Washington to 21

The Spokane Regional Health District board has thrown its weight behind a three-year-old campaign to raise the state’s tobacco age limit to 21. The board, which is made up of a bipartisan group of elected officials from around Spokane County, unanimousl
The Spokesman-Review
added Dec 14, 2017 16:51
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[Washington] AUDIO: Spokane Health Board to Support Higher Tobacco Purchase Age

The Spokane Regional Board of Health has approved a resolution related to smoking and vaping. The measure asks the Washington legislature to raise the minimum age for buying and selling tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21.
Spokane (WA) Public Radio (KPBX 91.1, KSFC 91.9, and KPBZ 90.3)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:58
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