Youth testimony in support of SB 5129, which decriminalizes youth possession of tobacco products

APICAT Youth Advisory Group's Tuyet-Nhi Vo testifies in favor of SB 5129, which decriminalizes youth possession of tobacco products.

HKCC: Holding commercial tobacco retailers accountable instead of penalizing youth for addiction

SB 5129 is an equitable approach to commercial tobacco control by preventing law enforcement the ability to detain, ID, and question a youth suspected of possession or attempt to purchase [...]

Watch HKCC TMOD’s “Saving Lives: Commercial Tobacco Policy for Health Equity”

 On December 3, 2020, Healthy King County Coalition hosted “Saving Lives: Commercial Tobacco Policy for Health Equity,” a conversation about innovative policy strategies to address [...]

Children, vulnerable communities targeted by tobacco industry face high COVID-19 risks

The tobacco industry continues to target children and vulnerable communities as a recent study shows that young adults who vape and smoke are more likely to get COVID-19. An August 11, 2020 study [...]