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City Inside/OutSeattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a veteran of broadcast journalism -- all in the Pacific Northwest. From 2000-2011, Callanan was a reporter and anchor for Q13 FOX News. Over his career, Callanan has won an Emmy and has earned several other awards from the Society for Professional Journalists and the National Press Photographer's Association. He's the host of the Seattle Channel's award-winning public affairs programs: City Inside/Out and City Inside/Out: Council Edition.

City Inside/Out: Vape Ban Controversy
City Inside/Out: Vape Ban Controversy

POLL: Do you support the flavored vape ban in Washington state?

In response to a recent spike in youth vaping and lung illnesses, Washington state has banned the sale of flavored vapes for four months. But are they connected? Will the ban do more harm than good? Should state lawmakers make the ban permanent next year? We clear the air as the vaping controversy heats up.

In this show:

Joshua Baba, General Manager, Galaxy Vapor

Sarah Ross-Viles, Former Director, Tobacco Studies Program, UW

Julie Anderson, Manager, eCig n' Vape

Dr. Susan Collins, Co-Director, HaRRT Center

Karen Demaree, Parent    

Erin Edwards, Parent    

Clint Pettee, Co-owner, River Reserve

Olive Smith, Anti-vaping activist 

The WA State Dept. of Health has a hotline and app to help the public quit smoking and vaping. For more information, visit here.


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