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[Washington] Feds Push To Collect $6.4M From Wash. Tribal Tobacco Co. ($$)

urged a Washington federal judge Tuesday to make Native American-owned King Mountain Tobacco Co. cough up more than $6.4 million in payments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act, saying the extensive record in the government’s suit backs its ca
added Jul 7, 2016 17:46

[Washington] Kirkland-based 2Morrow’s app will now help expecting parents in Louisiana quit smoking

this is the second state partnership for the local health technology company that offers the SmartQuit app, which was originally a collaboration with Fred Hutch. "Getting deals with a state Department of Health is a big deal for a small company," 2Morrow
Puget Sound (WA) Business Journal
added Jul 2, 2016 16:25

[Washington] WSP: $1025 fine for throwing lit cigarettes from vehicles

Prepare to pay big if you're caught littering a lit cigarette. Washington State Patrol (WSP) announced a $1,025 fine to deter people from throwing lit tobacco products from their cars. Troopers said there is more risk of fires with dry weather condition
KIMA TV (Yakima, WA)
added Jun 19, 2016 12:18

[Washington] Smokeless tobacco gets clobbered in minor leagues

Baseball stadiums this summer will feature the campaign’s central message, “Smokeless doesn’t mean harmless,” through advertising and promotions with players. Ads will will run on local television, radio and online in 35 markets across the U.S. The Food
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 18, 2016 18:22

[Washington] Fightin’ Words: Should the legal smoking age be raised to 21?

No Andrea Mendoza, Reporter/Office Manager / Yes Grace Amsden, Editor-in-Chief
Puyallup (WA) Post (Pierce College Puyallup)
added Jun 15, 2016 16:25

[Washington] Exploding e-cigarette batteries sending more burn victims to Seattle hospital

Reports of devastating burns caused by exploding e-cigarette batteries have continued to climb at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center, where at least 14 victims have been treated or hospitalized since the fall. Trauma experts say they’re hoping the fede
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jun 13, 2016 22:08

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Exploding e-cigarettes is growing problem

The focus, to this point, has been primarily the health effects of inhaling the chemicals. Taking steps to protect people from the devices exploding must take place immediately.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Jun 13, 2016 22:07

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Saturday Thumbs: California smoking law (Thumbs Up)

This trend of raising the age to purchase tobacco products is likely to catch on nationwide. But watch out, there’s also a potential problem. In California, taxes from tobacco sales are estimated at $438 million this year, so look for other taxes to be r
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Jun 12, 2016 15:31

[Washington] LETTER: Rant & Rave: Quit smoking — at my bus stop

RANT For secondhand smoke from other commuters at my bus stop. I keep my distance but the smoke is still noxious....If the city of Seattle wants to encourage the use of mass transit, smoking should be banned at transit stops.
Seattle (WA) Times
added May 29, 2016 14:18
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[Washington] WSU Tri-Cities going tobacco free in all buildings, grounds

Washington State University Tri-Cities will clear the air beginning with next fall’s classes by making the entire Richland campus tobacco free. The new policy, which goes into effect Aug. 22, prohibits cigarettes and pipe tobacco as well as smokeless to
Tri-City (WA) Herald
added May 18, 2016 19:05
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