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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Tobacco Prevention Program

Tobacco Prevention Program

Current interest

Regulating e-cigarettes, hookahs and other tobacco products: New federal regulations proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. Read about the proposed federal regulations.

Electronic cigarettes:

Locally, the King County Board of Health passed Title 19.12 in 2010 regulating electronic cigarettes and similar "vaping" devices. Learn more from our fact sheet. Key points of the code:

1. Prohibits selling electronic cigarettes or liquid nicotine to minors under age 18.

2. Prohibits offering free or nominal cost electronic cigarettes.

3. Prohibits electronic cigarette use in public places and places of employment.

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