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[Washington] Judge: Reservation-based tobacco company must pay $58M in taxes, penalties

The company’s legal troubles started in 2011, when FBI agents raided its White Swan facility and seized records and computer equipment. #Attorneys for Wheeler, an enrolled Yakama, argued that under the tribe’s 1855 treaty and the General Allotment Act of
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Sep 5, 2014 13:00
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[Washington] ROBERTS: When Cigarettes Were Good for Women

The recent blu eCigs advertisement highlights this problem in a striking way: it’s hard to argue that the bikini-clad woman is empowered when you can’t even see her face. This ad, in short, provides a cautionary reminder. When it comes to fighting for wom
History News Network
added Mar 18, 2014 02:23
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[Washington] Tobacco-free e-cigarettes could face tobacco taxes

E-cigarette smokers lined up Friday to testify against a bill that would treat their tobacco-free product like regular tobacco products. E-cigarette supplies and hardware are currently taxed at the regular state sales tax rate. A bill would place a 95 pe
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Mar 1, 2014 18:01
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[Colorado, Washington] American pets being poisoned by pot smoking owners

Cats and dogs in American states where marijuana can be bought legally are getting so stoned on their owners’ pot that pet poison hotlines are being swamped with distress calls. Most cases are accidents in which animals have drunk cannabis-laced water fr
Sunday World (ie)
added Jan 28, 2014 11:14
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[Washington] Thurston County campuses go tobacco free in 2014

The Thurston County commissioners approved a tobacco ban that will prohibit smoking, e-cigarettes and tobacco products on county grounds starting next year, according to a news release.
The Olympian (WA)
added May 22, 2013 13:01
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[Washington] Yakama tribal cigarette maker could face $30M tax bill

Under the 1855 Yakama treaty, the tribe reserved its right to the exclusive use of the reservation. That lawsuit is pending. Meanwhile, the federal government has sued King Mountain in U.S. District Court, seeking $30 million in federal excise taxes it
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Feb 21, 2013 10:17
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[New York, Washington] NY sues Wash. company for selling untaxed smokes

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement the company sells and distributes its cigarettes in New York without shipping them to a state licensed stamping agent as required by New York tax laws. King Mountain is Indian-owned and is located on
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 23, 2012 14:08
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[Washington] Insurance Co. Wants Out Of Exploding E-Cig Coverage Suit ($$)

Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co. on Friday asked a Washington federal court to let it off the hook in defending a Spokane vape shop in a suit alleging one of its e-cigarettes exploded in a woman’s mouth... a gruesome injury after an e-cig she purchased at
Law360
added Jun 5, 2017 20:49
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[Rhode Island, Washington] EXTRAS ON EXCISE: REGULATING E-CIGARETTES IS STATE LEGISLATURES’ ENDS GAME

many states are aiming to regulate e-cigarette and electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products through new legislation. So far, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Utah and Washington have all introduced bills that would adopt o
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27
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[Washington] Federal Judge: Tribe’s Company Owes Government $6.4 Million In Assessments

A Native American tobacco company must pay the federal government more than $6.4 million in assessments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FETRA) that the company has not paid in the last four years, a Washington federal judge ruled
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 8, 2016 23:29
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