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[Washington] Editorial: Big Tobacco blows more smoke by hiring Boehner

assertion that Reynolds wants to keep kids from smoking is a lie...If Reynolds, and John Boehner ever succeed in keeping young people from smoking or vaping, it will be entirely by accident, coincidence or an understandable reaction to malignant hypocrisy
Everett (WA) Herald
added Sep 19, 2016 20:38
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[Washington] Tobacco, taxes and treaty rights: In pursuit of a cigarette empire

Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco, argues that cigarettes manufactured on tribal land are shielded from state and federal tobacco taxes by the Yakama Nation’s treaty. The company stopped making federal excise tax payments in 2011 but has since resu
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Oct 26, 2014 20:13
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[Washington] ARCHIVE: AUDIO: LIMBAUGH: Nannies Set Their Sights on E-Cigs

So I continue to smoke. He came back a short while later and said, "Mr. Limbaugh, we're still getting some customer complaints."...I said, "Who said this?" So when I thought I had figured out these top three (they were in different areas) I picked it back
Rush Limbaugh Site
added Sep 18, 2014 12:43
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Kids and tobacco: Good news, bad news

Making it hard for teens to buy tobacco products is important because most people who get addicted start smoking before age 18. Retailers who sell cigarettes to minors -- putting profits before children's health -- are helping create the next generation
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Apr 3, 2014 14:55
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[Washington] Legislature considers 75% tax on e-cigarettes

State lawmakers want to levy a 75 percent tax on electronic cigarettes, prompting opposition from a growing community of those who use the tobacco substitute. ... Sponsored by Seattle Democratic Rep. Reuven Carlyle, House Bill 2795 would subject e-cigs
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added Mar 6, 2014 18:22
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking cuts hurt

The $1.7 million that the state expects to save in the new state budget is a drop in the bucket compared with health cost savings the state achieves when smokers stop using tobacco. A case in point: The state Department of Health estimates the 329,000 f
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added Jul 30, 2013 12:47
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[USA, Washington] Cross-border smuggling epidemic exposes Canada, U.S. to security threats, new MLI study warns

Perpetuating the status quo is both irresponsible and dangerous; it would effectively surrender control of a wide swath of the Canada-U.S. border to organized crime factions that control the contraband trade in tobacco.
Macdonald-Laurier Institute (ca)
added Apr 1, 2013 10:03
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[Canada, USA, Washington] CROWLEY: Tobacco smuggling jeopardizes border traffic

According to research for my institute, the illegal tobacco trade is clearing about $75 million a year in the 401 corridor alone. That attracts organized crime in a big way and generates ancillary activities such as bulk cash smuggling and money launderin
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:51
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Smoke-free public housing good for health, safety and costs

Sorry, smokers, but soon there will be one less place for you to light up: in Tacoma's publicly subsidized housing.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Nov 5, 2012 11:50
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[Washington] Smoking sparks oxygen tubing fire

Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a call in the 100 block of North Tschirley Road on Monday after a woman’s oxygen tubing caught fire as she was smoking a cigarette, said Assistant Fire Marshal Bill Clifford.
The Spokesman-Review
added Oct 6, 2012 05:07
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