April 6, 2016

Washington State March 28, 2016 Office of the Attorney General The Washington State Senate today approved a bill to reduce youth access to vapor products, in a 37-6 vote. The bill combines multiple proposals, including agency request legislation from Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Governor Jay Inslee. The bill now …

February 23, 2016

Charleston Gazette Eric Eyre February 21, 2016 West Virginia lawmakers have county smoking bans in their crosshairs. For the second consecutive year, Republican legislators are moving bills that would allow county commissions across the state to revoke clean indoor air regulations and other public health board rules. “This legislation would …

January 5, 2016

Public health agencies, community partners and activists working at the local and state levels play a critical role in advancing public health. Cities and states act as testing grounds for innovative and progressive policies—like New York City’s smokefree law, Berkeley’s soda tax or Seattle’s paid sick days ordinance—that protect health …