Senate bill would prohibit sale of flavored vaping products
Measure does not address online purchases
Last updated 1/23/2020 at 4:09pm
OLYMPIA -- Legislation requested by the governor's office and supported by Democratic senators aims to ban flavored vaping products and impose sweeping regulations on the industry.
If passed, Senate Bill 6254 would limit the nicotine concentration of vaping products, ban certain flavoring chemicals and require manufacturers, distributors and retailers to obtain licenses from the state Liquor and Cannabis Board.
The bill would also give the board authority to inspect businesses and ensure compliance.
The measure is proposed in response to rising public health concerns over the widespread us...