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[Washington] Gyms, smoking hotlines receive increased interest during new year

Department of Health, said the department’s hotline gets up to 30 percent more calls around New Year’s, above the usual 200 a month.... The hotline offers tips to help people quit tobacco and, for those without insurance, five free calls with a counselor
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jan 2, 2016 16:14
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[Washington] 10 years of clean indoor air

Public health officials across the state are celebrating 10 years of clean indoor air today. On Dec. 8, 2005, the state’s Smoking in Public Places law went into effect, banning smoking in all indoor workplaces and public places, including restaurants, b
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Dec 9, 2015 14:08
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[Washington] E-cigarette causes hotel fire over holiday weekend

Oyster Bay Inn suffered fire damage from an overcharged e-cigarette Nov. 28. ...caused about $3,500 of damage, according to Jeff Prichard, deputy fire marshal with the Bremerton Fire Department. Prichard said that when lithium-ion batteries, like those
Bremerton Patriot
added Dec 7, 2015 15:46
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[Washington] BIA Says Court Can’t Hear Wash. Eviction Notice Suit ($$)

Bureau of Indian Affairs renewed its bid Friday to toss a suit in Washington federal court over alleged eviction proceedings instituted against the tenants of a disputed off-reservation property... ... parties to evict them from the former site of a Puyal
Law360
added Dec 1, 2015 01:19
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[Washington] Minority Co-Owners Claim Full Right To Native Wash. Land ($$)

minority landowners of an off-reservation property in Washington fighting an eviction notice from the Bureau of Indian Affairs lashed out... is the site of the Indian Country Store where Edward Comenout Jr. sold cigarettes and tobacco...
Law360
added Nov 24, 2015 15:43
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[Washington] PeaceHealth campuses going smoke-free

In observance of the annual Great American Smokeout, PeaceHealth officials announced Thursday a new tobacco-free policy for its PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center and PeaceHealth Medical Group campuses. Beginning Jan. 4, smoking and the use of tobacco
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Nov 23, 2015 00:19
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[Washington] News: Cold Turkey Trot actively promotes Great American Smokout at Naval Hospital Bremerton

Cold Turkey Trot 5K participants take off on the fun run as part of Naval Hospital Bremerton's Great American Smokeout campaign to reach staff and beneficiary smokers to use the date and make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 20, 2015 19:20
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[Washington] Tribe Not Immune In $90M Cigarette Tax Row, 9th Circ. Told ($$)

The estate of a deceased member of the Quinault Indian Nation who was embroiled in a now-dismissed $90 million lawsuit over unpaid cigarette taxes told the Ninth Circuit Wednesday that the tribe is not immune to its counterclaims seeking damages for lost
Law360
added Nov 20, 2015 18:04
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[Washington] Tribe's Contractor Not Immune In Land Row, 9th Circ. Told ($$)

The owner of an off-reservation property in Washington ensnared in multiple lawsuits over allegedly unpaid cigarette taxes told the Ninth Circuit Wednesday that tribal sovereign immunity does not extend to a hired contractor who posted a sign threatening
Law360
added Nov 20, 2015 18:03
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban makes sense in public housing

THA offers smoking cessation resources (including classes and patches); HUD would be wise to do the same if its ban is implemented....There are too many good reasons to ban smoking. HUD’s proposal should move forward.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Nov 18, 2015 01:45
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