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[Washington] Public vaping of marijuana fueled Legislature's new e-cigarette rules

state officials say handheld vaporizers can be used to circumvent the law with few people noticing. It’s also a way teenagers can consume weed discreetly... The state’s new rules for vapor products, if signed into law as expected next week by Gov. Jay In
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Apr 18, 2016 21:36
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[Washington] UW study aimed at users of both marijuana and tobacco

If you’re looking to give up marijuana and possibly cigarettes as well, a group of researchers at the University of Washington would like to hear from you.
University of Washington
added Apr 14, 2016 02:50
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: New vaping rules put state ahead of pack

This year, lawmakers took one of their boldest steps yet – one that puts them ahead of the curve nationally – by adopting a good package of regulations for the booming vape and electronic cigarette market. Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign the bill. T
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Apr 7, 2016 18:00
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[Washington] FERGUSON: It’s time for lawmakers to kick their addiction to teen-smoking revenue

raising the smoking age will cut teen smoking...I’m going to propose this legislation again next year — and every year until it passes. The Legislature just chose to protect Big Tobacco’s “key young adult market,” rather than our kids. ... It’s time for
Seattle (WA) Times
added Apr 5, 2016 13:36
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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] 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] 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] 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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