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Tobacco (and Vapor) 21 looses steam in Washington State

(Update – 03.09.18) For the second year in a row, the Washington State Legislature has failed to advance a bill that would raise the minimum purchase age for tobacco and vapor products to 21. Thanks to participation from consumers and advocates on the ground, smokers in Washington will continue to have access to low-risk alternatives to smoking, at least for …

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Legislative Preview for 2015

2015 Legislative Preview By the middle of next week, 19 states will have begun their 2015 legislative sessions.  By the end of January, all but 6 states will be in session.  We’d like to take this opportunity to prepare you for what is shaping up to be a very, very busy year for Tobacco Harm Reduction advocates. STATES: Taxes Child …

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Seattle, Washington

November 2011:  The Seattle Housing Authority would have banned e-cigarette use “in individual apartment homes or the common spaces of a SHA community or facility of any type, unless otherwise specified.”Members heeded CASAA’s Call to Action and according to the office of Tom Tierney, SHA’s Executive Director, the flood of emails and calls from “individuals who contacted our office about …

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Seattle Housing Authority Backs Down From E-cigarette Use Ban

The chance for public comments closed back in September for a proposed change in policy by the Seattle Housing Authority, which would have banned e-cigarette use “in individual apartment homes or the common spaces of a SHA community or facility of any type, unless otherwise specified.” CASAA Director Greg Conley discovered and posted about this outrageous proposal October 29, 2011, …

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