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[Washington] Fightin’ Words: Should the legal smoking age be raised to 21?

No Andrea Mendoza, Reporter/Office Manager / Yes Grace Amsden, Editor-in-Chief
Puyallup (WA) Post (Pierce College Puyallup)
added Jun 15, 2016 16:25

[Washington] Exploding e-cigarette batteries sending more burn victims to Seattle hospital

Reports of devastating burns caused by exploding e-cigarette batteries have continued to climb at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center, where at least 14 victims have been treated or hospitalized since the fall. Trauma experts say they’re hoping the fede
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jun 13, 2016 22:08

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Exploding e-cigarettes is growing problem

The focus, to this point, has been primarily the health effects of inhaling the chemicals. Taking steps to protect people from the devices exploding must take place immediately.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Jun 13, 2016 22:07

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Saturday Thumbs: California smoking law (Thumbs Up)

This trend of raising the age to purchase tobacco products is likely to catch on nationwide. But watch out, there’s also a potential problem. In California, taxes from tobacco sales are estimated at $438 million this year, so look for other taxes to be r
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Jun 12, 2016 15:31

[Washington] LETTER: Rant & Rave: Quit smoking — at my bus stop

RANT For secondhand smoke from other commuters at my bus stop. I keep my distance but the smoke is still noxious....If the city of Seattle wants to encourage the use of mass transit, smoking should be banned at transit stops.
Seattle (WA) Times
added May 29, 2016 14:18
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[Washington] WSU Tri-Cities going tobacco free in all buildings, grounds

Washington State University Tri-Cities will clear the air beginning with next fall’s classes by making the entire Richland campus tobacco free. The new policy, which goes into effect Aug. 22, prohibits cigarettes and pipe tobacco as well as smokeless to
Tri-City (WA) Herald
added May 18, 2016 19:05

[Washington] E-cigs could be banned in all bars, restaurants in Whatcom County

The restriction would put the use of e-cigarettes in the same category as traditional cigarettes, which can’t be smoked in public places including workplaces, bars, restaurants, non-tribal casinos and bowling alleys. If approved, the measure would expan
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added May 17, 2016 16:11

[Washington] Family Health Center to be a tobacco and smoke-free campus

“Family Health Center is committed to providing a healthy environment at all of our locations. We hope to reduce harm from tobacco use and secondhand smoke, and promote a culture of wellness,” FHC spokeswoman Amber Rosewood said in a statement.
Longview (WA) Daily News
added May 13, 2016 18:07

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

“The fact that they’re calling it a tobacco product is really misleading,” McLain said. “The only thing that they share is nicotine.” He argued that e-cigarettes — used by an estimated 9 million adults in the U.S. — are a way for traditional smokers to
Seattle (WA) Times
added May 9, 2016 14:57

[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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