Stories tagged: vaping
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
RICHMOND, Va. – Some prominent legislators are backing a bill to raise the minimum age for buying cigarettes and vapes from 18 to 21 in Virginia, a state where tobacco …
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
Though education surveys show vaping use is down among Idaho high school students, health officials are concerned about vaping’s rising popularity among teens nationwide.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 1:46 p.m.
The nation’s top health authorities agree: Teen vaping is an epidemic that now affects some 3.6 million underage users of Juul and other e-cigarettes. But no one seems to know …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 6:43 a.m.
Attorney general, speaker of the house make pitch to ban tobacco sales to those under 21 in Washington
Bill would ban tobacco and vaping sales in Washington to those under 21.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 6:27 p.m.
Altria, one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies in the world, is spending nearly $13 billion to buy a huge stake in the vape company Juul as cigarette use continues …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
An estimated 9 percent of Whitworth University’s students smoke, vape or chew tobacco. Starting Jan. 1, they’ll have to take the habit off-campus.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6 a.m.
A representative of the Poison Control Center spoke about the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping to a sparse but attentive group of parents Monday at Mt. Spokane High School.
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 5 a.m.
Almost one in six teens in Spokane County uses e-cigarettes. At the same time, teen use of alcohol and cigarettes has declined dramatically.
Fri., June 8, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write …
Tue., March 20, 2018, 2:08 p.m.
Missoula officials have approved an ordinance to ban vaping indoors and to give businesses the option to prohibit smoking outside their entrances.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
Called Juul by brand name – or “juuling” on the street – the vaping device has lit up attention both for its popularity and public health warnings that the discreet, …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
Montana counties are starting to ban indoor vaping under the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
People under 21 could no longer purchase tobacco or vapor products in Washington under
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 5 p.m.
The vapor from e-cigarettes goes deep into the lungs and contains a soup of toxic compounds released when the smoking fluid is heated to 450 degrees F or higher, breaking …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Patients at Eastern State Hospital will go tobacco-free in November.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
People who used e-cigarettes were more likely to kick the habit than those who didn’t, a new study found.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 6:19 a.m.
Teen vaping, which has been skyrocketing, fell dramatically last year in the United States.
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Washington could raise the smoking age to 21 and tax vaping products like cigarettes under bills approved Thursday morning by the House committee that oversees taxes.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
Smoking and vaping at all Olympia public parks will be prohibited starting in 2018.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Los Angeles teenagers are giving health experts a new reason to worry about electronic cigarettes. In a study of more than 3,000 students in L.A. County public schools, those who …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
Spokane woman among four who file lawsuits over e-cigarette explosions.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
It was an injury unlike any Dr. Elisha Brownson had seen – a young man whose teeth were blown out when his electronic cigarette exploded in his mouth. His injuries …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Officials in Whatcom County in northwest Washington are considering banning vaping in certain areas.
Fri., May 6, 2016
The greatest concern is the increasing number of young people who have been drawn to vaping. Many of them had never smoked before. Rather than kicking an old habit, they’re …
UPDATED: Thu., May 5, 2016, 6:06 p.m.
Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry attempting …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 7:19 a.m.
The governor of California has raised the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 5:19 a.m.
The European Union’s top court dealt a blow to the tobacco industry Wednesday by approving sweeping new rules that will require plain cigarette packs, ban menthol cigarettes and regulate the …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
Vaping will be prohibited in public places and work sites in Spokane County beginning July 1, with the exception of retail vape shops.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 11:36 a.m.
A state Senate bill regulating vapor products was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jay Inslee.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 8:37 p.m.
Washington’s Legislature has passed a bill that would create a number of regulations for companies selling vapor products such as requiring labeling that warns of the health effects of vaping.