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[Washington] Ex-Gov. Gregoire presses for cigarette tax initiative

is leading an initiative campaign that may ask Washington voters next fall to raise the cigarette tax by $1 a pack to pay for cancer research and prevention. Gregoire, a breast cancer survivor who negotiated a national settlement with tobacco companies a
Yakima (WA) Herald
added May 17, 2014 20:21
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[Washington] Smoking Causes Prostate Cancer

Smoking has a major impact on the risk of developing prostate cancer, specially the more aggressive forms of the cancer. This was revealed by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in the US. A crowd of 1,450 men in the Seattle area w
French Tribune (fr)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:16
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[Washington] LETTER: No to public smoking

My mother, a nonsmoker, is dying of lung cancer. She was exposed to secondhand smoke from birth. So, to those smokers who think we are trying to take away your rights, it’s time for you to step back and review what your actions are doing to those around
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jun 23, 2013 16:07
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[Canada, USA, Washington] Macdonald-Laurier Institute

This article has been nominated to be checked for its neutrality. Discussion of this nomination can be found on the talk page. (February 2013)
Wikipedia
added Apr 1, 2013 10:14
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[Washington] Hookah lounge shut down for smoking ban violations

EVERETT - A little known hookah bar downtown was shut down last month by the Snohomish Health District. The health district took the Hideout Hookah Lounge on Wetmore Avenue to court for a year’s worth of indoor smoking ban violations. A judge decided in
Snohomish County (WA) Tribune
added Mar 12, 2013 08:38
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[Washington] Cigarette maker may face $30M tax bill

A Yakama tribal cigarette manufacturer could be on the hook for some $30 million in federal tobacco taxes under a recent federal court ruling. Delbert Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco in White Swan, along with the Yakama Nation, sought an order i
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 22, 2013 10:49
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[New York, Washington] A.G. Schneiderman Sues Major Dealer Of Contraband Cigarettes King Mountain Tobacco Co.

8,000 Cartons Of Cigarettes Found In Truck Without Required Tax Stamp Means Potential Tax Loss To State Of $365K; Also Contraband Cigarette Sales On Long Island A.G. Schneiderman: Illegal Sales of Cheap, Untaxed Cigarettes Are A Major Public Health Hazar
New York State Attorney General
added Dec 23, 2012 23:47
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[Washington] Bellingham Herald Agents raid Indian smoke shop

State and federal agents swarmed an Indian smoke shop in Puyallup on Wednesday, seizing scores of items. Agents with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, along with officers from the state Liquor Control Board, removed files,
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added Sep 20, 2012 09:09
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[Washington] Tobacco Tax Case Against Tribes Running on Fumes

Native American tribes in Washington have monopolistic control over cigarette taxes, smoke shop owners and customers argued in a 9th Circuit hearing. The Puyallup and Colville Tribes have an agreement with the state allowing the tribes to collect ta
Courthouse News
added Aug 11, 2012 15:25
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[Washington] Tobacco industry sues over tax charge

Legislature: Plaintiffs argue roll-your-own bill should have required two-thirds vote
The Olympian (WA)
added Jun 18, 2012 13:32
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