Bill to Raise WA Tobacco Age to 21 Fails in Legislature
For years, legislators have been pressured by different groups to find a way to raise the smoking (tobacco) age in Washington state to 21.
This year, with a slight shift in the Senate, with Democrats holding a one-vote margin, it was thought it might finally pass...
Bill To Raise WA Smoking Age to 21 Passes Big Hurdle
By passing the State House Healthcare and Wellness Committee, it will now soon head for a formal vote. If it passes, it will go to Senate, where a companion bill will be voted on. It is almost a formality that if approved, Gov. Inslee will sign off on it.