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[Washington] Christine Gregoire compares famous tobacco lawsuit to opioid cases

Gregoire says, “this misrepresentation that appears to be obvious in the opioid addiction problem was very clear in tobacco. The use of doctors in tobacco to promote the product and say it was safe was true in tobacco as it is in the opioid addiction prob
MyNorthwest.com (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Oct 5, 2017 20:58
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[Washington] Eastern State Hospital to ban tobacco for patients

Patients at Eastern State Hospital will go tobacco-free in mid-November as the Medical Lake facility tries to improve health conditions on its campus. No smoking, no chewing, no vaping. Like all public buildings, smoking is currently banned inside the h
The Spokesman-Review
added Sep 18, 2017 23:27
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[Washington] Tribe Immune From Counterclaims In $90M Tax Row: 9th Circ. ($$)

tossed counterclaims against the Quinault Indian Nation brought by the estate of a deceased tribal member in response to the tribe’s now-dismissed $90 million lawsuit over unpaid cigarette taxes, ruling that the counterclaims are barred by the tribe’s sov
Law360
added Sep 4, 2017 11:54
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[Washington] 9th Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal Of Counterclaims In Tobacco Taxes Suit ($$)

upheld a district court decision to dismiss counterclaims against an Indian tribe in a tobacco tax lawsuit after finding that the counterclaims are barred by sovereign immunity (Quinault Indian Nation v. Mary Linda Pearson, No. 15-35263, 9th Cir., 2017 U.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:28
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[Washington] 9th Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal Of Counterclaims In Tobacco Taxes Suit ($$)

upheld a district court decision to dismiss counterclaims against an Indian tribe in a tobacco tax lawsuit after finding that the counterclaims are barred by sovereign immunity (Quinault Indian Nation v. Mary Linda Pearson, No. 15-35263, 9th Cir., 2017 U.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:11
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[Washington] Man Files Suit After Injury From E-Cigarette Battery Explosion

A man filed suit in Washington state court on July 18, claiming that a battery he bought for his e-cigarette was defective and blew up while in his pocket, which caused second-degree burns on his right leg (Nathan Holdener v. Green Lake Inc., No. 17-2-099
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:11
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[Washington] 3 Arlington officers hospitalized after violent reaction to secondhand heroin smoke

Authorities say the officers began experiencing symptoms when they came back from serving an arrest warrant inside a hotel room on SR 530 just east of Interstate 5 on Monday. Their symptoms included nausea, headache, and vomiting.
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Aug 17, 2017 20:31
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[Washington] E-cigarette battery explodes in Pierce County man's pocket. Now he's suing

The battery for the e-cigarette a Pierce County man bought to help him quit smoking exploded in his pocket and left him with second-degree burns, he alleges in a lawsuit. Nathan Holdener filed the suit July 28 in Pierce County Superior Court and it desc
KIRO/SeattleInsider.com Channel 7
added Aug 4, 2017 01:10
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[Washington] Dispute Over State’s Ability To Tax Tribal Business Heads To High Court ($$)

A decision by the Washington Supreme Court exempting a tribal business from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation based on a “right to travel” provision in an 1855 treaty warrants review by the U.S. Supreme Court because it cannot be re
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 24, 2017 16:10
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[Washington] New scam targets tobacco users

People in our state are getting peppered with claims that they can sign up to receive their share of a tobacco lawsuit settlement...The catch is, to learn how to claim a settlement, consumers must buy a subscription that costs up to $129.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 16, 2017 13:44
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