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Seattle 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 five-time Emmy winner who currently serves as a host, producer, and moderator for the Seattle Channel, where he's worked since 2011. His career in broadcast journalism began in 1995, and includes an 11-year stint as a reporter and anchor for Q13 News. Brian won the Seattle Municipal League's Civic Award for Government News Reporting in 2016. He lives with his wife and two daughters in West Seattle.

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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