Kim Thompson exhales vapor from her e-cigarette outside the Vaporium in Lakewood. Thompson, a 20-year smoker, opened the business in 2011 selling electronic cigarettes or personal vaporizers as an alternative to traditional cigarettes. Pierce County imposed new regulations on vaping businesses this year. Now the state will take over.
Kim Thompson exhales vapor from her e-cigarette outside the Vaporium in Lakewood. Thompson, a 20-year smoker, opened the business in 2011 selling electronic cigarettes or personal vaporizers as an alternative to traditional cigarettes. Pierce County imposed new regulations on vaping businesses this year. Now the state will take over. Dean J. Koepfler News Tribune file, 2011
Kim Thompson exhales vapor from her e-cigarette outside the Vaporium in Lakewood. Thompson, a 20-year smoker, opened the business in 2011 selling electronic cigarettes or personal vaporizers as an alternative to traditional cigarettes. Pierce County imposed new regulations on vaping businesses this year. Now the state will take over. Dean J. Koepfler News Tribune file, 2011

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