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Washington State Cigarettes Nearly 40% Counterfeit: Study

With the country’s fourth-highest state cigarette tax, many Washingtonians are getting their smokes across state lines or through smugglers.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Nov 8, 2012 11:44

Washington Tobacco Settlement Authority to sell $344.4 mln bonds

Tobacco Settlement Authority is expected to sell $344.39 million of tobacco settlement revenue refunding bonds, series 2013 on Oct. 3, said a market source on Friday. The authority is an agency of State of Washington.
added Sep 20, 2013 11:50

[Washington] Tim Eyman, initiative activist, weighs in on our roll-your-own tobacco story

Insists increased fees on smoke shops with self-rolling machines violates Initiatve 1053
Burien (WA) Highline Times & Des Moines News
added May 5, 2012 14:21

[Washington] Exploding E-Cigarettes Sending 'Vapers' to Burn Centers

E-cigarette devices are randomly and unexpectedly exploding, burning and maiming people unlucky enough to be near them when they detonate, researchers report. The University of Washington Regional Burn Center in Seattle has treated 22 people for burns an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 5, 2016 21:37

[Washington] In new King Mountain lawsuit, USDA seeks $6.3 million in tobacco assessments

The case is the latest in a series in which King Mountain, owned by Yakama businessman Delbert Wheeler, has disputed state and federal taxes and financial regulations on the grounds that the Yakama Nation’s treaty rights shield the business from those re
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Mar 13, 2015 22:07

[Washington] Editorial: Keep campaign-finance limits

it is more logical to assume the flood of contributions in circulation only fuels and encourages the maverick behavior that led to the implosion of budget proceedings and the government shutdown. Those self-absorbed pols on Capitol Hill are not thinking a
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 9, 2013 22:14

[Washington] HHS Region X Youth and Tobacco Town Hall Meeting: Overview

the imperative is clear: we must do all that we can to prevent adolescents and young adults from initiating tobacco use, and help those who have begun to use tobacco to quit. With this in mind, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in partners
added Jun 13, 2012 15:27

[Washington] Editorial: E-cigarette nontax status contingent on FDA ruling

E-cigarettes look like a tempting candidate for sin-tax treatment, but it’s too soon to impose a levy. Speedy resolution of vaping’s health implications by the FDA cannot come too soon for budget writers counting on a new source of revenue.
The Spokesman-Review
added Mar 8, 2014 22:49

[Washington] Judge blocks roll-your-own cigarette taxes

- A state judge blocked the collection of taxes on roll-your-own cigarettes Monday, citing a voter-approved initiative that makes it harder for lawmakers to raise taxes.
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jun 26, 2012 03:30

[Washington] Cigarette smuggling cuts states' per-pack tax revenues

Over the past decade, almost every state has raised cigarette taxes, sometimes multiple times. The health benefits are undeniable, but the benefits to states' revenues are not as clear-cut.
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Jun 5, 2013 00:09
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