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[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

[Washington] Wash. Tribe Claims Immunity In 9th Circ. Tax Row ($$)

The Quinault Indian Nation urged the Ninth Circuit Wednesday to toss out counterclaims from the estate of a deceased tribal member in response to the tribe’s now-dismissed $90 million lawsuit over unpaid cigarette taxes, saying that it has not expressly w
added Oct 8, 2015 09:57

[Washington] Spokane Regional Health District urges companies to ban smoking, hire non-smokers

When Paige McGowan of the Spokane Regional Health District started encouraging companies to establish tobacco-free campuses or policies that prohibit hiring smokers, she was surprised to discover that some already had long-standing policies. “People who
The Spokesman-Review
added Oct 5, 2015 20:34

[Washington] Vaping: Owner of Yakima's two VapeSpots says e-cigarettes helped her kick tobacco habit

“When we opened, vaping was not a common term or knowledge in Yakima,” said Carrie Bertrand, owner of VapeSpot Yakima. “Now we’ve seen growth and people becoming more aware to it being a great alternative to cigarettes.” Vaping refers to the use of e-ci
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Sep 28, 2015 18:18

[Washington] RANTZ: It's not entirely clear why Snohomish County is going after e-cigarettes

if this ban goes through, it could have significant implications on businesses. Vape shop owner Matt Bradley, who's also on the TV show "Deadliest Catch," says that this ordinance could close small shops like his. Joe Baba, owner of Vaporland in Everett (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Jul 14, 2015 10:58

[Washington] Welcome to the Vaping in Public Places Survey!

Snohomish Health District is looking into policy options to help protect our residents from the potential risks of second-hand exposure to vaping products in public spaces. As we further evaluate the issue, we would like your input on the following four q LLC
added Jul 13, 2015 11:43
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