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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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Washington flush with tobacco money, but gets an ‘F’ for prevention

“We receive a red failing grade for the amount of money our Legislature invests in keeping the next generation of kids off tobacco products,” Mary McHale told KIRO Radio. McHale is with the American Cancer Society. It’s new report grades each state on e
MyNorthwest.com (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Aug 18, 2018 15:33
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[Washington] Thurston County bans smoking, vaping in its parks

commissioners on Tuesday approved an amendment to the county’s park code banning smoking and vaping in or on Thurston County parks, preserves or trails. Officials said they wanted to deter smoking and vaping and reduce exposure to secondhand smoke. “We
The Olympian (WA)
added Aug 17, 2018 12:11
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[Washington] 9th Circuit: Tribal Tobacco Company Must Pay $58 Million In Unpaid Excise Taxes

affirmed a Washington federal judge’s determination that a tribal manufacturer of tobacco products located on land held in trust by the United States is not entitled to an exemption from the federal tobacco excise tax (United States v. King Mountain Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 17:11
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[Washington] 9th Circ. Snuffs Out Tobacco Co.'s Challenge On $58M Tax Tab ($$)

allowed the U.S. to collect $58 million from a Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer for unpaid federal excise taxes and related interest and penalties because neither a congressional statute nor a treaty with the Yakama Nation from the 1800s created
Law360
added Aug 15, 2018 04:40
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[Washington] Cigarettes spark wildfire concerns

some drivers are still adding to the danger by tossing lit cigarettes out their car windows. The careless act has other drivers in Spokane fuming. Some have posted photos to local Facebook groups to publicly shame careless smokers.
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:03
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