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[Washington] Roll your own cigarette store find loophole to open back up

President Obama signed a part of the Highway Transportation Bill . . . So Alexander and other owners across the country found a loophole with the help of lawyers, changing the store fronts from retail locations to Private Member Only Clubs.
KNDO-TV (Yakima, WA)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:40
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[Washington] Congress rules on roll-your-own cigarettes

Congress passed a transportation package that included a provision that defines the shops as cigarette manufacturers. Then, just a few hours later, the state Supreme Court issued a decision that temporarily requires the stores to collect the same taxes a
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Jun 30, 2012 05:12
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[Washington] KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO COMPANY, INC. v. ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO TAX

Enrolled members of federally recognized Indian tribes, as United States citizens, are subject to federal taxation unless explicitly exempted under federal law or by treaty. Fry v. United States, 557 F.2d 646, 647 (9th Cir. 1977). King Mountain is not exe
Leagle
added Feb 15, 2013 11:32
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[New York, Oregon, Texas, Washington] Take Action

New York Advocates to Legislators: Show us the money! The 2012 "Broken Promise to Our Children" report shows that New York spends less than 1% of the $2.3 billion in revenue New York is projected to receive from tobacco taxes and the tobacco settlement
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 11:45
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Washington State's Proposed Legislation Would Again Allow Public Smoking

The House Committee on Business and Financial Services has scheduled a hearing this Thursday, February 14 on legislation that would create a loophole in the voter approved, Initiative 901 and once again allow smoking in public places and places of employ
KNDU TV Channel 25 (Kennewick, WA)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:24
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[Washington] AUDIO: The kids are still smoking, and we're not doing much about it

Youth smoking is re-emerging as a concern in Washington. The US Surgeon General came to Seattle this week to give a pep talk to anti-smoking campaigners, who are coping with three years of drastic budget cuts. If it seems like smoking is already on a pe
KPLU 88.5 (Seattle, WA)
added Jun 15, 2012 13:48
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[Washington] AUDIO: The kids are still smoking, and we're not doing much about it

Youth smoking is re-emerging as a concern in Washington. The US Surgeon General came to Seattle this week to give a pep talk to anti-smoking campaigners, who are coping with three years of drastic budget cuts. If it seems like smoking is already on a pe
KPLU 88.5 (Seattle, WA)
added Jun 16, 2012 08:34
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[Washington] Bellingham council bans smoking in city parks, trails

Smoking a traditional cigarette or cigar or vaping using an e-cigarette will no longer be allowed in any city park, trail or open space following a City Council decision Monday night, Nov. 9. The council will need to take a third and final vote on the ru
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added Nov 11, 2015 20:41
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[Washington] Update: Supreme Court Grants Temporary Stay

Cigarette tax due on cigarettes manufactured by commercial roll-your-own machines beginning July 1
Washiington State Department of Revenue
added Jul 4, 2012 13:10
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[Washington] US surgeon general joins effort to reduce smoking in youths

Despite efforts to reduce smoking in Washington state, 70,000 youths smoke cigarettes and 50 start every day, according to state officials...
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jun 16, 2012 08:14
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