Tag: Board of Health

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES GUIDELINES ADDED TO COUNTYWIDE PLANNING POLICIES

October 17th, 2011

The King County Growth Management Planning Council (GMPC) has adopted the set of Countywide Planning Policies (CPPs) that will guide King County and its 39 cities in their Comprehensive Plan updates.  One new element:  a set of guidelines developed by the Board of Health that emphasize healthy eating and active living (HEAL). The “Healthy Communities […]

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E-CIGARETTES? WHO THOUGHT OF THAT?

January 4th, 2011

Philip Morris, among other people.  It’s a new gateway delivery system to nicotine addiction.  And they are unregulated at the national level – because they are so new that the FDA has not had time to conclusively determine the level of risk and is mired in legal controversy as to whether they should be regulated […]

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