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[Washington] The party is over: Seattle issued hundreds of tickets for smoking pot in public

In 2014 Seattle dismissed about 100 tickets written for smoking marijuana in public. Since that action the party has stopped. That's according to City of Seattle Attorney Pete Holmes, who told KIRO Radio's Jason Rantz that the city has been strictly enf
MyNorthwest.com (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Jan 21, 2016 21:02
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[Washington] Poll shows support for raising state smoking age to 21

Legislation that would raise Washington’s smoking age to 21 has more support than keeping the legal age to buy tobacco at 18, according to a poll released Wednesday. The survey of 500 registered voters by independent pollster Stuart Elway says 65 percent
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 21, 2016 20:06
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Washingtonians support raising tobacco sale age

The majority of Washington residents want to make young adults wait three more years to legally purchase tobacco. A new poll found that 65 percent Washington residents support raising the sale age of tobacco from 18 to 21. The poll was commissioned by
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Jan 20, 2016 22:35
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[Washington] Lawmakers aim to raise tobacco purchasing age to 21

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and a bipartisan group of state legislators want to make the tobacco purchase age 21 in Washington. According to a poll released by Elway Research on Wednesday, 65% of Washington residents would support raising the ag
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Jan 20, 2016 22:31
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Poll: Support for raising the smoking age in Washington

A survey by independent pollster Stuart Elway released at a news conference Wednesday says 65 percent of voters back hiking the smoking age to 21, while 35 percent oppose a potential raise. State Attorney General Bob Ferguson requested the legislation to
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 20, 2016 21:40
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Raise state smoking age to 21

The arguments for raising the minimum age to 21 are sound. Smoking remains the No. 1 preventable cause of death in the U.S., and kills an estimated 8,300 Washington state residents every year. If the smoking age remains at 18, the AG's office estimates,
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jan 17, 2016 14:55
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[Washington] Smoking ban clears the air / Latest health concerns focus on effects of vaping products

Ten years after Washington State’s Smoking in Public Places law was put into effect, local health officials and restaurant owners agree that overall the smoking ban has been a good thing both for workers and for business.
Spokane Journal of Business (Wa)
added Jan 14, 2016 18:49
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Haze still surrounds impacts of e-cigarettes

But we do know enough to ask questions that require more complete answers. In the meantime, the situation calls for caution both in expanding regulations and the rights to purchase and use the product.
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jan 12, 2016 16:07
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[Washington] State lawmakers try to hike legal smoking age to 21

The primary sponsor of the House measure, Rep. Tina Orwall, D-Des Moines, remains optimistic about Washington following Hawaii's lead. "I think it's gaining momentum," she said in a phone interview Wednesday. Orwall's measure points to a study by the
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2016 21:26
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[Washington] 100 years ago in Spokane: Banned from booze, saloons turn to tobacco sales

said the new statewide prohibition law did not appear to be hurting business. “Yesterday, we were visited by half a dozen proprietors of what were formerly saloons, who placed orders with us for cigars and tobacco,” he said. “They will continue in busine
The Spokesman-Review
added Jan 6, 2016 16:50
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