Lawmakers aim to put sweeping regulations on the vaping industry
Vape industry stakeholders call it a win for Big Tobacco; students say vape use rampant among peers
Last updated 1/23/2020 at 8:50pm
Legislation requested by the governor's office and supported by Democratic senators aims to ban flavored nicotine vaping products and impose sweeping regulations on the vaping industry.
If passed, Senate Bill 6254 would limit the nicotine concentration of vape products, ban certain flavoring chemicals and require vape manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to obtain licenses from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. The bill would also give the board authority to inspect licensed facilities to ensure compliance.
The legislation is proposed in response to rising public health...