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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

[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

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

[Washington] Does Effectiveness of Adolescent Smoking-Cessation Intervention Endure Into Young Adulthood? 7-Year Follow-Up Results from a Group-Randomized Trial

the lack of evidence from this study that such short-term impact can endure into young adulthood, sustained interventions that continue into young adulthood should be developed and tested for long-term impact.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:10

[Washington] Phone counseling found insufficient to help teen smokers stay quit into young adulthood

- In a 14-year study involving more than 2,000 teen smokers in 50 Washington state high schools, a team of cancer prevention researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that one year of telephone counseling using motivational interview
added Feb 2, 2016 01:03

[Washington] LETTER: Military-tobacco edit way off base

Regarding the Monday editorial, “Help military ban tobacco”: Militarily speaking; it seems your “In Our View” anti-smoking effort was off base.... the rambling arguments, quotes and purported facts in your editorial were disjointed and likely misleading t
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jan 30, 2016 22:46

[Washington] Bill to raise state smoking age passes House committee

A bill that would hike Washington's legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 has passed out of a House committee by a 9 to 3 vote. The House Health Care & Wellness Committee approved House Bill 2313 on Friday. The measure would also ban people under 21 fro
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 30, 2016 21:43

[Washington] There’s a rigorous public health debate over how dangerous e-cigarettes really are

Dr. Chris Spitters, health officer for the Yakima Health District, is less dismissive of the potential benefits of e-cigarettes for smokers than many health officials, but advocates caution above all else. “You’re not inhaling all those tar-like substan
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jan 25, 2016 17:43

EDITORIAL: Raise smoking age to 21 in Washington

This year, there is growing momentum for legislation sponsored by state Sen. Mark Miloscia, R-Federal Way, and Rep. Tina Orwall, D-Des Moines, to raise the sale age to 21 for both tobacco and vaping products.
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05

[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 (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Jan 21, 2016 21:02
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