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[Washington] ‘This is a scam’: AG warns of fake tobacco settlement solicitation

Washington state residents are getting peppered with claims that they can sign up to receive their share of tobacco lawsuit settlement, according to the state Attorney General’s Office. “This is a scam,” Tuesday’s news release bluntly reads.
The Olympian (WA)
added Jun 14, 2017 13:42
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[Washington] Kent City Council approves smoking ban in parks

Smoking will be banned starting Aug. 15 at Kent city parks. The City Council unanimously approved the ban on Tuesday night. The council’s Parks and Human Services Committee on May 18 unanimously approved an ordinance restricting smoking and tobacco use.
Kent (WA) Reporter
added Jun 10, 2017 21:21

[Washington] Insurance Co. Wants Out Of Exploding E-Cig Coverage Suit ($$)

Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co. on Friday asked a Washington federal court to let it off the hook in defending a Spokane vape shop in a suit alleging one of its e-cigarettes exploded in a woman’s mouth... a gruesome injury after an e-cig she purchased at
added Jun 5, 2017 20:49

[Washington] FRANK: Save lives: Raise the legal age to buy tobacco products

THIS special legislative session, Washington state lawmakers have an opportunity to be public health heroes. By raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 we can save lives and money in Washington state.
Seattle (WA) Times
added May 25, 2017 01:16

[Washington] Tribe Members' Suit Over Cig Sale Prosecutions Gets Nixed ($$)

A Washington federal judge on Thursday freed three law enforcement agents from a suit with which Native American tribe members had attempted to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on tribal land, marking the dismissal of the last remain
added May 13, 2017 00:01

[New York, Washington] Vape Shops Want to Do Good, but Fear F.D.A. Won’t Let Them Do Well

For many vape store owners, it’s not just a business but a mission, a way to help others stop smoking, as they have. Yet the looming F.D.A. deadline has upended the industry and left many business operators frustrated and confused. Kim Thompson has owne
New York Times
added May 10, 2017 16:21

[Washington] Tribe Members Fight Bid To Nix Cigarette Sales Fight ($$)

members have blasted a bid to dismiss the three remaining defendants in their Washington federal court suit seeking to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on Indian land, rejecting the contention that two state agents have immunity sinc
added May 3, 2017 23:27

[Washington] EDITORIAL: End the Lollygagging and Make EWU a Tobacco-Free Campus

The arguments for a tobacco-free campus are not simply tear-provoking stories of individual struggles with second hand smoke. They are valid health concerns based in statistics and research, which many forum-goers recited for the benefit of the collected
The Easterner (Eastern Washington University)
added Apr 20, 2017 18:42

[Washington] New state rules to govern vape shops and electronic cigarettes

Now a part-owner of Banzai Vapors in Lakewood, Jarrett said he supports Washington state’s new regulations for the vaping industry, which specify in part where people can and can’t use vaporizers and electronic cigarettes. “It serves to legitimize what
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Apr 19, 2017 00:53

[Washington] Feds Move To Get Agents Out Of Tribe’s Cigarette Sales Row ($$)

asked a Washington judge Thursday to dismiss the remaining defendants in litigation brought by four Native American tribes seeking to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on Indian land, saying two state agents have immunity since they a
added Apr 15, 2017 17:08
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