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[Washington] Tribal Cig Co. Seeks To Pause Judgment Pending Appeal ($$)

Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. asked a Washington state federal court on Thursday to stay executing a judgment made earlier this month requiring it to fork over more than $6.4 million in payments to the federal g
added Nov 20, 2016 17:08

[Washington] E-Cigarettes a Burning Topic at Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Great American Smoke Out

on display at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) for the annual Great American Smoke Out (GASO). But there were perils presented...UW Burn Center has treated 21 injuries since Oct. 2015 directly related to e-cigarettes. Eighty percent of the victims had flam
added Nov 19, 2016 20:49

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco wins big with vaping

Rather than keeping kids and teens from smoking, the flavored nicotine products can act as bridge to smoking... The country’s successful efforts to reduce cigarette smoking among teenagers and kids must be redoubled, and include information about the hig
Everett (WA) Herald
added Nov 28, 2016 01:58

[Washington] Federal Judge: Tribe’s Company Owes Government $6.4 Million In Assessments

A Native American tobacco company must pay the federal government more than $6.4 million in assessments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FETRA) that the company has not paid in the last four years, a Washington federal judge ruled
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 8, 2016 23:29

[Washington] Feds Prevail In Effort To Collect $6.4M From Tribal Cig Co. ($$)

A Washington federal judge on Monday ordered Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. to cough up more than $6.4 million in payments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act to the federal government. U.S. District
added Nov 8, 2016 23:25

[Washington] Vape cigarette battery sets fire to luggage in aircraft cargo hold

An e-cigarette battery set fire to an air passenger’s luggage while it was being loaded into the hold of a United Airlines flight, according to reports. Baggage handlers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport spotted smoke coming from a bag as they sto
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 30, 2016 22:24

Four Washington Vape Stores Are Being Sued for Allegedly Selling Exploding E-Cigarettes

The batteries have become infamous in the last year as they have been the culprit behind exploding hoverboards and smartphones, said Gregory Bentley, an Irvine, Calif.-based attorney helping with the four lawsuits, during a press conference on Thursday.
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
added Oct 14, 2016 20:04
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[Washington] Kelso man sues over exploding e-cigarette

the e-cigarette he was using exploded in his face, blasting out eight teeth and disfiguring his mouth.... Rogers’ law firm filed a lawsuit in Thurston County Superior Court Thursday. The suite alleges Vape D Lish failed to provide sufficient warnings to i
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Oct 14, 2016 14:28

[Oregon, Washington] Vapers sue e-cigarette makers, sellers after explosions, burns

Four Northwest residents who claim they were hurt when e-cigarettes caught fire or exploded said Thursday they’ll sue the manufacturers and sellers of the popular vaping devices. The alleged victims, from Washington and Oregon, suffered severe burns and
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 14, 2016 16:06

[Washington] E-cigarette explosions: A doctor's view

Many of the patients treated at the UW burn center are eager to warn others of the risk that vaping devices could explode. To that end, they have allowed Brownson and her colleagues to share photos of their injuries. "People who use e-cigarettes must be
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35
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