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[Washington] Tribal Tobacco Co. Says 9th Circ. Rulings Go Against Treaty ($$)

A Native American tobacco company has urged the Ninth Circuit to rethink two rulings finding it liable for some $58 million in excise taxes and $6 million in fees, saying they... To view the full article, register now.
Law360
added Oct 1, 2018 03:42
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[Washington] County health department doubles down against e-cigarettes, appeals ruling

Health Department is appealing a Pierce County Superior Court decision last week that stated the agency overstepped its authority regarding rules and requirements for retailers of e-cigarettes and nicotine-infused vape juice that were stricter than state
Tacoma (WA) Weekly
added Sep 21, 2018 21:08
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Get flavored e-cigarettes hooking teens off the shelf

Washington state officials can help by raising the age to 21 to buy these products — along with tobacco — or consider banning e-cigarettes outright as San Francisco has done. Even though state and federal laws already ban vaping-product sales to anyone
Seattle (WA) Times
added Sep 19, 2018 20:19
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[Washington] Dr. Wood: Nicotine isn’t the only vaping ingredient you need to worry about |

In Thurston County, 14 percent of adults smoke. The 2016 Healthy Youth Survey shows that 14 percent of 12th graders also smoke cigarettes. A much higher percentage — 23 percent — use vapes...There are easy steps that parents can take to help their childre
The Olympian (WA)
added Sep 17, 2018 19:36
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[Washington] Health Department Plans to Appeal Court Ruling in Vaping Lawsuit

On Sept. 10 of this year, a judge decided in favor of parties in a lawsuit that challenged parts of the Health Department regulations to address vapor product sampling and ventilation at retail vape shops. The Health Department will appeal the judge’s de
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Sep 17, 2018 11:29
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[Washington] Wash. Liquor, Cannabis Official Tossed From Cig Sale Suit

A federal judge has let a Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board lieutenant escape a suit from Native American tribe members over confiscated commercial cigarettes, finding that there was a legal warrant for the seizure, among other things. U.S. Dist
Law360
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47
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[Washington] Smoking blamed for deadly Spokane Valley condo fire

The fire killed an elderly man in the apartment in which the fire started. The blaze damaged 15 units in the 69-unit structure...“We continue to see fires caused by careless smoking. In fact, all our significant fires in 2018 have been smoking-related.”
The Spokesman-Review
added Aug 24, 2018 13:01
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[Florida] United States Backs Washington State In Tax Fight With Tribe ($$)

Supreme Court on Aug. 20 set an Oct. 30 argument date for a dispute over whether an 1855 Indian treaty protects a tribe in Washington state from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation, which the United States as amicus curiae answered in
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 22, 2018 20:19
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[Washington] WSU researchers develop drugs to help curb smoking

Washington State University researchers have created more than a dozen drugs with the potential to curb smokers’ desire for nicotine by slowing how it is broken down in the body. The researchers hope the drugs can help people reduce their consumption of
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Aug 21, 2018 18:57
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[Washington] Dori: Politicians would rather buy votes than prevent cancer

American Cancer Society has just graded every state on preventing tobacco-related cancer deaths. They gave our state an F — F as in failure. Washington state gets $600 million every year from the lawsuit settlement and tobacco taxes. Do you know how much
MyNorthwest.com (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Aug 20, 2018 01:40
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