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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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[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
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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
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[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
EurekAlert
added Feb 2, 2016 01:03
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[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
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[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
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