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[Washington] E-cigarette battery explodes in Pierce County man's pocket. Now he's suing

The battery for the e-cigarette a Pierce County man bought to help him quit smoking exploded in his pocket and left him with second-degree burns, he alleges in a lawsuit. Nathan Holdener filed the suit July 28 in Pierce County Superior Court and it desc
KIRO/SeattleInsider.com Channel 7
added Aug 4, 2017 01:10
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[Washington] Dispute Over State’s Ability To Tax Tribal Business Heads To High Court ($$)

A decision by the Washington Supreme Court exempting a tribal business from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation based on a “right to travel” provision in an 1855 treaty warrants review by the U.S. Supreme Court because it cannot be re
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 24, 2017 16:10
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[Washington] New scam targets tobacco users

People in our state are getting peppered with claims that they can sign up to receive their share of a tobacco lawsuit settlement...The catch is, to learn how to claim a settlement, consumers must buy a subscription that costs up to $129.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 16, 2017 13:44
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[Washington] ‘This is a scam’: AG warns of fake tobacco settlement solicitation

Washington state residents are getting peppered with claims that they can sign up to receive their share of tobacco lawsuit settlement, according to the state Attorney General’s Office. “This is a scam,” Tuesday’s news release bluntly reads.
The Olympian (WA)
added Jun 14, 2017 13:42
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[Washington] ROBISON: Don't fall for the tobacco scam

The online advertisements say that consumers can receive “guaranteed” tax-free payments of $2,300 every month – forever. However, in order to learn how to supposedly claim a portion of the tobacco settlement, consumers need to purchase a subscription tha
Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer blogs
added Jun 15, 2017 00:02
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[Washington] CONSUMER ALERT: AG FERGUSON WARNS CONSUMERS ABOUT DECEPTIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT ADVERTISEMENTS

numerous inquiries about advertisements telling consumers that they can sign up to receive payments from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. This is a scam...The order form asks consumers for their personal information and a credit card number. The A
Office of the Attorney General (WA)
added Jun 14, 2017 13:45
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[Washington] Kent City Council approves smoking ban in parks

Smoking will be banned starting Aug. 15 at Kent city parks. The City Council unanimously approved the ban on Tuesday night. The council’s Parks and Human Services Committee on May 18 unanimously approved an ordinance restricting smoking and tobacco use.
Kent (WA) Reporter
added Jun 10, 2017 21:21
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[Washington] Insurance Co. Wants Out Of Exploding E-Cig Coverage Suit ($$)

Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co. on Friday asked a Washington federal court to let it off the hook in defending a Spokane vape shop in a suit alleging one of its e-cigarettes exploded in a woman’s mouth... a gruesome injury after an e-cig she purchased at
Law360
added Jun 5, 2017 20:49
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[Washington] FRANK: Save lives: Raise the legal age to buy tobacco products

THIS special legislative session, Washington state lawmakers have an opportunity to be public health heroes. By raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 we can save lives and money in Washington state.
Seattle (WA) Times
added May 25, 2017 01:16
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[Washington] Tribe Members' Suit Over Cig Sale Prosecutions Gets Nixed ($$)

A Washington federal judge on Thursday freed three law enforcement agents from a suit with which Native American tribe members had attempted to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on tribal land, marking the dismissal of the last remain
Law360
added May 13, 2017 00:01
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