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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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[Washington] Wash. Judge Nixes Eviction Notice Suit Against BIA ($$)

tossed a suit brought against the Bureau of Indian Affairs by the partial owners of a disputed off-reservation property outside of Tacoma over eviction proceedings...... Puyallup tobacco shop, describing a campaign of harassment and threats of violence, a
Law360
added Feb 13, 2016 17:19
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[Washington] SU GETS BLUNT ABOUT POTENTIAL SMOKING AGE INCREASE

There are such things as fake IDs,” said pre-major sophomore Lauren Marquez. Marquez is a native of Hawaii, which was the first U.S. state to raise the smoking age to 21 earlier this month. Third-year electrical engineering major Aaron Esposito echoed M
The Spectator (Seattle University)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:54
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[Washington] Smoking age may be raised to 21

The latest attempt, House Bill 2313, was pre-filed on Dec. 18, 2015 and formally read into the record on Jan. 11, 2016. “About a year and a half or so ago, when I was looking at potential legislation for the upcoming legislative session, we looked at wha
The Observer (Central Washington University)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:35
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More politicians come out in favor of raising smoking age in Washington

"It doesn't matter what political party you belong to, what part of the state you live in, about 65 percent of Washingtonians want this to pass" said Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, whose office has fought big tobacco companies for decades.
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added Feb 2, 2016 17:51
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