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Vapor products, e-cigarettes could be taxed under new Washington bill

A bill in the House proposes treating vapor products and e-cigarettes like tobacco products, where distributors are generally taxed at 95 percent of the wholesale price. Another measure proposes a 60 percent tax. In many areas of the state consumers on a
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Mar 19, 2017 13:40

[Washington] Stance on vaping is in the sign

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department...has unveiled an updated no-smoking and no-vaping sign. Its a reminder that both activities are illegal indoors or within 25 feet of entryways, doors or windows. At the bottom of the sign are references to the regul
South Pierce County (WA) Dispatch/Marketplace
added Mar 2, 2017 23:04

Washington's move to curb tobacco among young adults 'encouraging,' professor says

Raising the minimum legal purchasing age could help young adults in Washington from becoming established smokers, according to one researcher. “We know from previous studies, we know that most of the period between 18 and 21 is a period in which smokers
Legal NewsLine
added Feb 23, 2017 20:52
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[Washington] Letter: Smoking bill would be costly

Washington voters already spoke loudly and clearly by passing the smoke-free law. Ask your representatives to vote “no” on Bill 1919 to prevent cancer, save lives and save money.
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 17, 2017 21:17

[Washington] VIDEO: Bill would prohibit non-smokers from cigar lounge jobs

Non-smokers would not be allowed to work at cigar lounges under a bill debated at the state Capitol this week. Applicants would have to take a blood test to prove they are tobacco users in House Bill 1919, sponsored by Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Clark County.
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:45

[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

[Washington] Keeping the air smoke and vape free in Pierce County

Residents of Pierce County and across the state have been able to breathe easy because of the smoking in public places law enacted more than 10 years ago. In 2016, people got another layer of protection when lawmakers passed a similar law for vaping. Taco
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Feb 8, 2017 23:54

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Ice queen Tonya Harding smokes a cigarette and sips some coffee in her Mickey Mouse PJs outside battered Washington home

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 23:09

[Washington] Ferguson Continues Push To Raise Legal Age To Purchase Tobacco

Attorney General Bob Ferguson...will testified on House Bill 1054 at a House Health Care & Wellness Committee hearing on Tuesday....Ferguson’s proposal would make Washington the third state to raise the legal tobacco sale age to 21, joining Hawaii and Cal
Seattle Medium
added Jan 25, 2017 21:49

Two States Think 21 / Texas, Washington consider raising legal age to purchase tobacco

Texas and Washington state may join California and Hawaii as the only states to raise the legal purchase age of tobacco products from 18 to 21, according to two separate news sources.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 25, 2017 00:28
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