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Snohomish County checks up on stores selling tobacco to minors

Tweet The Snohomish County Health District is ramping up efforts to cut down on teen smoking. So this week, it’s seeking out stores marlboro cigarettes sale to minors. The process is more like fishing. Health officials send a 17-year-old into a store to ask for cigarettes or chewing tobacco. About 1 in 10 stores make the sale. The current compliance rate is 88.7 percent, up from 84 percent in the previous year. The all-time low rate for to ... Jump to full article >>