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Washington governor signs ‘Tobacco 21’ legislation

Cancer prevention impact highlighted at Fred Hutch signing ceremony

April 5, 2019 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

New legislation, signed at Fred Hutch, will make it illegal to sell or give tobacco or vaping products to people under age 21 in Washington state.

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Yep, e-cigarettes are a gateway to smoking

New study shows teens turn to tobacco after using e-cigs (and another one shows they’re using them to vape pot, too)

Sept. 8, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Two small but significant new studies are answering big questions regarding electronic cigarette use in teens and young adults. As suspected, the popular tobacco alternatives are a gateway to smoking. And they might also be tempting teens with a sneaky way to smoke pot, too.

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The great e-cig debate

Fred Hutch and SCCA experts weigh in on the good, bad and ugly of the electronic cigarette quandary

March 6, 2014 | By Diane Mapes

Since electronic cigarettes were introduced to the world a decade ago, they have grabbed headlines, frustrated physicians and thoroughly confused consumers.

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