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[New York, Washington] Tobacco Company Seeks To Stop 2nd Circuit Review Of Trafficking Claims ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company on Sept. 2 asked a federal judge in New York to stop the State of New York from appealing the court’s decision to dismiss trafficking claims against it (State of New York v. Mountain Tobacco Company, d/b/a King Moun
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07

[Washington] King Mountain Tobacco partially prevails in New York taxation lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled partially in favor of King Mountain Tobacco in a taxation lawsuit filed by the state of New York...ruling in favor of King Mountain in regards to sales to Native American businesses on tribal lands there, and also in favor of th
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jul 28, 2016 13:55

[Washington] FINAL BILL REPORT ESSB 6328: Concerning youth vapor product substance use preve.

Summary: Vapor Products. "Vapor products" are defined as any noncombustible product that may contain nicotine and that employs a heating element, power source, electronic circuit, or other electronic, chemical, or mechanical means, regardless of shape
Washington State Legislature
added Apr 21, 2016 13:33

[Washington] E-cigarette buzz based on misinformation

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department encourages consumers to proceed with caution. Much about the relatively new technology remains untested, unproven and unregulated — and use by youth under 18 is rising sharply.Use of e-cigarettes, or “vaping,” is tou
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Apr 30, 2015 13:28

[Washington] Federal judge says tribal tobacco company owes up to $60M taxes

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled the Yakama Nation’s treaty rights don’t exempt a tribal cigarette manufacturer from having to pay federal tobacco excise taxes. The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau last year asserted that King Mountain
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jan 29, 2014 18:44

[Washington] Wash. woman to prison for cigarette trafficking

The owner of a Kenmore beauty salon is going to federal prison for selling contraband cigarettes from Vietnam. U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour also ordered 45-year-old Han Bui to pay about $250,000 in tax penalties and assessments to Washington st
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 16, 2013 12:12

[Washington] Judge: Yakama tobacco subject to federal taxes

A ruling by a federal judge in Spokane could open a Yakama Nation tobacco company to tens of millions of dollars in tax liability.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 19, 2013 18:37

[Mississippi, Virginia, Washington] Tupelo makes deal over Indian raid lawsuit

TUPELO – City officials agree Tupelo police will stay off Yakama Indian Nation lands in Washington State. The City Council approved the decision Tuesday night, apparently as a condition to settle a 2011 lawsuit after federal and local authorities storme
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Feb 15, 2013 11:36

[Colombia, Washington] AUDIO: Fresh Air: Legalizing And Regulating Pot: A Growth Industry

Peter Bourne told me, yeah, absolutely. The tobacco companies, they had plans in place. They were ready to flip the switch if we decriminalize or legalized. They absolutely had contingency plans, he called them, in place.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 14, 2012 05:53

Should hookah bars remain open despite Washington's indoor smoking ban?

The lounges say they’re private clubs, not public venues, so the law doesn’t apply. They all charge some sort of membership fee, typically about $5. That defense doesn’t sway health officials, like Frank DiBiase of the Tacoma Pierce County Health Depart
KPLU 88.5 (Seattle, WA)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:12
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