One Year of Tobacco and Vapor 21

One year ago, Washington State kicked off 2020 with a major accomplishment in the tobacco prevention world: the implementation of the Tobacco and Vapor 21 law (TV21 or T21). Last year on January 1, it became illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under 21 years of age.

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Give the gift of safety this winter season

As winter approaches, you may find yourself driving in the snow, skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice skating, or giving gifts this season. Get ready with these safety tips from the Violence and Injury Prevention team at Public Health—Seattle & King County.

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Connecting the Dots Between Tobacco and COVID-19

Early in the pandemic, tobacco researchers wondered how smoking impacted COVID-19. Years of evidence suggest that smoking worsens respiratory infections, and COVID-19 is no exception.

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