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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

[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

[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

[Washington] EvCC smoking ban created new problem for neighbors

It’s been almost four years since Everett Community College (EvCC) became a smoke-free campus. To the college’s next door neighbors, it’s become almost four years of unwelcome cigarette litter and second hand smoke as students and staff have been walking
Snohomish County (WA) Tribune
added Mar 16, 2016 09:32

[Washington] Ferguson disappointed bill to raise smoking age stalled in Legislature

The Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson is disappointed with the slow progress of a current bill that would raise the smoking age, he said last week. Two companion bills currently in front of the state Legislature would raise the legal smokin
Covington (WA) Reporter / Maple Valley (WA) Reporter
added Mar 12, 2016 16:49

[Washington] Ferguson 'disappointed' in slow progress of bill to raise tobacco age to 21

Attorney General is “disappointed” with the slow progress of a current bill that would raise the smoking age, he said last week. Two companion bills currently in front of the state Legislature would raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. If passed, t
Issaquah-Sammamish (WA) Reporter
added Mar 10, 2016 15:47

[Oregon, Washington] Canceled Cannabis Cup Shows Legalization Fight Has Only Just Begun

there can’t be a Cannabis Cup or any sort of cannabis café because Oregon’s Clean Air Act was amended to include vaporization and cannabinoids. So, anywhere you cannot smoke tobacco indoors, you now cannot smoke cannabis or vaporize cannabis or use nicoti
Marijuana Politics
added Mar 8, 2016 16:24

[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

[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

[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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