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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

[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

[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
added Nov 20, 2015 18:04

[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
added Nov 20, 2015 18:03

[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

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Act to protect youth from e-cigarettes

The Legislature had an opportunity in the last session to regulate e-cigarettes and failed to due to strong opposition from the vaping industry. The health board should show stronger resolve and protect Pierce County children.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Nov 12, 2015 14:43

[Washington] Snohomish Co. bans e-cigarettes, vaping in public

health officials voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to ban vaping and electronic cigarettes in public places. As part of the new regulations, anyone under the age of 18 cannot buy or posess vapor products. Stores that sell vaping products need to carry
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added Nov 11, 2015 20:49

[Washington] Bellingham council bans smoking in city parks, trails

Smoking a traditional cigarette or cigar or vaping using an e-cigarette will no longer be allowed in any city park, trail or open space following a City Council decision Monday night, Nov. 9. The council will need to take a third and final vote on the ru
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added Nov 11, 2015 20:41

[Washington] WSU regents to vote on tobacco-free campus

Tobacco and nicotine products may be banned from the sprawling Washington State University campus in Pullman. The Board of Regents will vote Friday on the proposed ban, which would make WSU one of more than 1,100 tobacco free campuses in the nation. Und
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 27, 2015 19:59

[Washington] WSU's Pullman campus may go tobacco-free

WSU’s board of regents will vote Friday whether to banish tobacco and nicotine products from the Pullman campus. Smokers such as Albarraq will have to leave campus or sit in their cars to smoke, chew or use any products that contain nicotine. “The whole
The Spokesman-Review
added Oct 27, 2015 19:42
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