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[Washington] UW Tobacco Action Group brings guest lecturer to speak on industry, marketing

students, faculty, and community members gathered for a lively and challenging discussion with Alan Blum... The UW Tobacco Action Group invited Blum to campus as a way to build momentum for Tobacco 21 at the UW. Tobacco 21 is a national campaign to increa
The Daily (University of Washington)
added Mar 1, 2016 16:02
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[Washington] Limits on e-cigarettes can head off future addictions

House Bill 1645 is sponsored by Reps. Gerry Pollet, D-North Seattle, and Paul Harris, R-Vancouver. It would begin to regulate the sale of the myriad of e-cigarette products currently on the market — all of which escape federal consumer protections coveri
The Olympian (WA)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:02
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[Washington] E-cigs are exploding in vapers’ mouths, leaving gruesome injuries

Burn and trauma experts at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center have treated four patients just since October with face and hand injuries that occurred in e-cigarette explosions. It’s part of a worrisome national trend, officials say.b
Seattle (WA) Times
added Feb 22, 2016 06:17
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[Washington] Seattle's Harborview Medical Center sees gruesome injuries from e-cigarettes

Burn and trauma experts at Harborview Medical Center say Pickett is one of four young people since October treated for gruesome injuries caused by exploding e-cigarettes. National fire experts say the Harborview cases are part of a small but disturbing
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Feb 21, 2016 17:19
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[Washington] Illegal tobacco sales to minors at highest level since 1997

More than 17 percent of Washington’s tobacco retailers illegally sold tobacco to minors in 2015, according to the annual Synar Report. Washington’s 2015 retailer non-compliance level is the highest it’s been since the state began tracking in 1997, when t
Enumclaw (WA) Courier-Herald
added Feb 18, 2016 23:10
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[Oregon, Washington] Editorial: Raise smoking age from 18 to 21

teenage tobacco addictions are difficult to kick and lead to lifetimes of adverse health consequences. Some in Washington state are trying to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21, a step that should be adopted by Oregon and throughout the nation.
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Feb 18, 2016 22:54
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[Washington] Editorial: Health benefits in raising smoking age to 21 would outweigh revenue loss

At some point the state is going to have to absorb the short-term revenue dip to reap the long-term gains. The sooner the better. And if this were to kick off a tax reform debate, we’d drink to that.
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 18, 2016 22:52
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Washington and Idaho lawmakers crack down on e-cigarettes and vapor products

Regulating vapor products and e-cigarettes; it's one of the main priorities for lawmakers in both Idaho and Washington. The Washington State House approved a bill that would regulate vapor products, including banning people under the age of 18 from using
KLEW-TV Channel 3 (Lewiston ID)
added Feb 16, 2016 17:50
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[Washington] Bills to raise legal smoking age in state stall

State lawmakers may snuff out an attempt to raise the legal age for smoking. Bills introduced in the House and Senate to hike the age from 18 to 21 have stalled amid concerns about the impact on the state budget and the fairness of the change. The bills w
Everett (WA) Herald
added Feb 16, 2016 13:01
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[Washington] HOUSE PASSES AG-REQUEST BILL TO REDUCE YOUTH ACCESS TO VAPOR PRODUCTS

Washington State House of Representatives today approved Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s agency-request bill to reduce youth access to vapor products, in a 59-36 vote. House Bill 1645 prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes and vapor products without a licens
Office of the Attorney General (WA)
added Feb 15, 2016 18:38
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