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[Washington] EDITORIAL: State budget snuffs out fight against tobacco use

The CDC’s recommended level is $63.6 million — less than half of the $150.7 million from the 1998 settlement and about 10 percent of total tobacco-related revenues. As the state grapples with rising medical and Medicaid costs, such an investment will pay
Yakima (WA) Herald
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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Washington spends little to help the state’s 900,000 smokers quit — despite collecting $622M in tobacco taxes

The sole source of funding for the state’s tobacco Quitline is a $320,000 federal grant from the CDC, said Nick Fradkin, the Department of Health’s tobacco cessation consultant. “That’s well under a dollar per person who smokes or uses tobacco in the st
Aberdeen (WA) Daily World
added Apr 25, 2018 20:07
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[Washington] It’s official: Mariners, opponents will soon no longer be able to chew tobacco at Safeco Field

At a hearing Thursday afternoon, the King County Board of Health voted unanimously to prohibit smokeless tobacco at professional sports venues countywide — an ordinance that will take effect May 19. The move is in response to health advocates who say the
Seattle (WA) Times
added Apr 21, 2018 16:50
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[Washington] Chewing tobacco banned at Safeco, CenturyLink

The move comes in response to health advocates who say the habit among players sets a poor example for fans and young athletes. The Seattle Mariners and the national advocacy organization Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids supported the measure.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 21, 2018 16:46
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[Washington] Seattle Joins Growing List of Cities with Tobacco-Free Baseball – 15 of 30 MLB Stadiums Have Knocked Tobacco Out of the Park

Adding momentum to the national campaign to take tobacco out of baseball, the King County Board of Health voted unanimously today to prohibit use of smokeless tobacco products (like chew, dip and snuff) at professional sports venues, including Safeco Fiel
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 20, 2018 17:54
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[Washington] Safeco, Century Link fields could soon be tobacco-free

The King County Board of Health will act on a new county-wide regulation prohibiting smokeless tobacco at all professional sporting events Thursday afternoon. If approved, players and fans won’t be able to use any tobacco products, including chewing tob
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Washington] Proposal could ban Mariners, opponents from chewing tobacco at Safeco Field

The King County Board of Health is set to vote Thursday on a proposal to ban smokeless tobacco at pro-sports venues countywide — Safeco Field, CenturyLink Field and KeyArena — in an answer to those who say the habit among players sets a poor example for
Seattle (WA) Times
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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BLACK: California and Colorado Are Getting Weed Cafes. Why Can't Washington? Because of Republicans.

A statewide indoor smoking ban prevents any kind of smoking inside buildings. A separate state law makes it illegal to smoke weed anywhere in public. So where do you go? If you have walked around Seattle recently, you have already smelled the answer: Yo
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 12, 2018 00:02
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[Washington] Smoking, vaping is now illegal in Redmond parks

You can’t smoke or vape in any Redmond park or trail. The new park rule went into effective March 31. City officials said they made the rule after an extensive public outreach effort focused on addressing criminal and civil behaviors in city parks. This
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Apr 4, 2018 17:06
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It Happened Here: Washington state attempts to outlaw cigarettes

Washington was the first state to officially take up the challenge in 1893. C.T. Roscoe, an Everett Republican, introduced House Bill 236, which made it illegal for people to “buy, sell, give away or manufacture cigarettes or cigarette papers.”
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Apr 3, 2018 15:39
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