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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

[Washington] Local e-cigarette stores say new state regulations are positive for business

-A new bill recently signed by Governor Jay Inslee puts stricter regulations on the sales of e-cigarettes and vape products... For the Vape Spot, this backs the work they continue to strive for. "It just legitimizes us as an adult store that specializes
KIMA TV (Yakima, WA)
added Apr 21, 2016 13:18

Washington and Idaho lawmakers crack down on e-cigarettes and vapor products

Regulating vapor products and e-cigarettes; it's one of the main priorities for lawmakers in both Idaho and Washington. The Washington State House approved a bill that would regulate vapor products, including banning people under the age of 18 from using
KLEW-TV Channel 3 (Lewiston ID)
added Feb 16, 2016 17:50

[Washington] Phone counseling found insufficient to help teen smokers stay quit into young adulthood

- In a 14-year study involving more than 2,000 teen smokers in 50 Washington state high schools, a team of cancer prevention researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that one year of telephone counseling using motivational interview
added Feb 2, 2016 01:03

[Washington] USDA, King Mountain Tobacco return to court in $6.3M dispute

A federal judge in Yakima will hear several motions today regarding $6.3 million in unpaid tobacco assessments...the arguments King Mountain attorneys raise in this case focus primarily on federal policies that they say unfairly favor major tobacco corpo
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jun 20, 2015 21:29

[Washington] HARRIS: We can't smoke indoors, now Seattle Parks wants to ban us from smoking outside as well

Smokers might be the easiest group of all to hate on. And guess what? The majority of them are low-income people....Real Change is a block away from Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park..cigarette in hand, I strolled through this small park to see what I’d
Real Change
added Mar 26, 2015 09:11

[Washington] Port Orchard tobacco-product wholesaler charged with fraud

is in federal custody on charges that his wholesale non-cigarette tobacco trading company evaded excise taxes...Hyun Seung Kim, owner of CP Trading Company ...would often pay cash when he bought tobacco products from the Riverside Smoke Shop on the Puyall
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2015 15:41

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Park policy should target kids' health

A comprehensive indoor smoking ban made sense. We're not so sure about one that prohibits smoking outdoors, except in places where people are concentrated -- play areas, grandstands and picnic shelters, for instance.
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added Feb 14, 2014 06:24

[Washington] Sponsored Post: Marijuana Smoking and the Risk of Lung Cancer: Time for Pause

For individuals who treat lung cancer patients in the states of Washington and Colorado, the recently passed legislations raise serious concerns. Ironically, this happened on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the first US Surgeon General Report by Dr. L
Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer blogs
added Oct 30, 2013 00:39

[Washington] Prosecutor: Driver was lighting cigarette when she killed Kenmore walker

According to a King County detective’s account, Jones told investigators she was driving "a little faster than she should have" and lighting a cigarette when she felt a bump. She is alleged to have told the detective she didn’t see anything but returned
Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer
added Oct 25, 2013 03:58
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