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Texas, Washington Mull Statewide Tobacco 21 Laws

If legislation is approved, the two states would follow in the footsteps of Hawaii and California. Hawaii became the first state to set the legal minimum buying age for tobacco products at 21. That law went into effect Jan. 1, 2016, as CSNews Online prev
Convenience Store News
added Jan 20, 2017 21:54
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[Washington] AG trying again to raise tobacco purchase age to 21

Democrat Bob Ferguson backed similar legislation the last two sessions. Those bills did not pass. Under his proposal, only those 21 and over would be allowed to buy tobacco or vaping liquids. Current law requires tobacco purchasers to be over 18. "Hope
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Jan 10, 2017 22:34
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[Russia, Washington] Quad article helped direct career path From Mansfield to Moscow: A Fulbright scholar's odyssey

Mansfield High School graduate, and Fulbright Scholar, Katherine Schroeder, 23, is in Russia...researching her Master's thesis topic that will focus on recent Russian health policy changes designed to discourage the practice of smoking. "They are applyin
Quad City (WA) Herald
added Dec 31, 2016 17:19
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[Colorado, Washington] UC Davis study finds that legal pot leads to more teen smokers

A new study conducted by UC Davis has found that marijuana use has risen among teenagers since it was legalized in Colorado and Washington as the stigma of smoking has declined.
Lake County (CA) Record-Bee
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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[Washington] Tribe’s Cig-Tax Suit Barred By Federal Law, 9th Circ. Says ($$)

ruled Tuesday that the Yakama Indian Nation can't sue to bar the imposition of a federal excise tax on a member-owned company's tobacco products, saying the tribe's claims fall under a federal law that "bars any suit that would restrain the assessment and
Law360
added Dec 14, 2016 20:49
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[Washington] Insurance Company Seeks Declaratory Judgment Against Tobacco Shop ($$)

claiming that it does not have a responsibility to defend a tobacco shop in a lawsuit because the insurance policy does not cover bodily harm (Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company v. Lilac City Vapor LLC, et al., No. 2:16-cv-00422, E.D. Wash.).
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 23:36
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco wins big with vaping

Rather than keeping kids and teens from smoking, the flavored nicotine products can act as bridge to smoking... The country’s successful efforts to reduce cigarette smoking among teenagers and kids must be redoubled, and include information about the hig
Everett (WA) Herald
added Nov 28, 2016 01:58
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[Washington] Olympia may ban smoking, vaping in city parks

The proposal comes in response to health concerns over secondhand tobacco smoke, litter and fire risks, according to the Parks Department. The Olympia City Council will review a recommendation for a new ordinance Dec. 6. One goal of a smoking ban is to
The Olympian (WA)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:38
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[Washington] Tribal Cig Co. Seeks To Pause Judgment Pending Appeal ($$)

Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. asked a Washington state federal court on Thursday to stay executing a judgment made earlier this month requiring it to fork over more than $6.4 million in payments to the federal g
Law360
added Nov 20, 2016 17:08
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[Washington] E-Cigarettes a Burning Topic at Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Great American Smoke Out

on display at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) for the annual Great American Smoke Out (GASO). But there were perils presented...UW Burn Center has treated 21 injuries since Oct. 2015 directly related to e-cigarettes. Eighty percent of the victims had flam
MilitarySpot.com
added Nov 19, 2016 20:49
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