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Smoking and vaping age would be 21 under bill that passes Washington House committee

The House Finance Committee voted 8-3 to raise the age of buying cigarettes, cigars or nicotine-infused vaping products by three years, with supporters saying it was an important way to cut addiction down the road. “This bill is about saving lives and i
Aberdeen (WA) Daily World
added Apr 1, 2017 21:44
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[Washington] Wash. Tribes Escape Sanctions In Cigarette Sales Row ($$)

A Washington federal judge refused Wednesday to sanction attorneys for members of four Native American tribes who unsuccessfully tried to block state employees from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, finding that ar
Law360
added Mar 31, 2017 02:06
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[Rhode Island, Washington] EXTRAS ON EXCISE: REGULATING E-CIGARETTES IS STATE LEGISLATURES’ ENDS GAME

many states are aiming to regulate e-cigarette and electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products through new legislation. So far, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Utah and Washington have all introduced bills that would adopt o
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27
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[Washington] Tribal Members Fight Sanctions Bid In Suit Over Cig Sales ($$)

blasted a bid for sanctions filed by Washington state employees they have sued in an attempt to block them from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, defending their proposed amended complaint as justified and calling
Law360
added Mar 22, 2017 02:09
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[Washington] Editorial: Tax e-cigarettes the same as tobacco products

E-cigarettes and vaping products have benefited from a tax break for too long, one that has been used to hook teenagers and others on nicotine.
Everett (WA) Herald
added Mar 21, 2017 23:31
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Vapor products, e-cigarettes could be taxed under new Washington bill

A bill in the House proposes treating vapor products and e-cigarettes like tobacco products, where distributors are generally taxed at 95 percent of the wholesale price. Another measure proposes a 60 percent tax. In many areas of the state consumers on a
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Mar 19, 2017 13:40
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[Washington] Stance on vaping is in the sign

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department...has unveiled an updated no-smoking and no-vaping sign. Its a reminder that both activities are illegal indoors or within 25 feet of entryways, doors or windows. At the bottom of the sign are references to the regul
South Pierce County (WA) Dispatch/Marketplace
added Mar 2, 2017 23:04
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Washington's move to curb tobacco among young adults 'encouraging,' professor says

Raising the minimum legal purchasing age could help young adults in Washington from becoming established smokers, according to one researcher. “We know from previous studies, we know that most of the period between 18 and 21 is a period in which smokers
Legal NewsLine
added Feb 23, 2017 20:52
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[Washington] Letter: Smoking bill would be costly

Washington voters already spoke loudly and clearly by passing the smoke-free law. Ask your representatives to vote “no” on Bill 1919 to prevent cancer, save lives and save money.
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 17, 2017 21:17
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[Washington] VIDEO: Bill would prohibit non-smokers from cigar lounge jobs

Non-smokers would not be allowed to work at cigar lounges under a bill debated at the state Capitol this week. Applicants would have to take a blood test to prove they are tobacco users in House Bill 1919, sponsored by Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Clark County.
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:45
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