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[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

[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

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

[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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