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[Washington] 9th Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal Of Counterclaims In Tobacco Taxes Suit ($$)

upheld a district court decision to dismiss counterclaims against an Indian tribe in a tobacco tax lawsuit after finding that the counterclaims are barred by sovereign immunity (Quinault Indian Nation v. Mary Linda Pearson, No. 15-35263, 9th Cir., 2017 U.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:11

[Washington] Man Files Suit After Injury From E-Cigarette Battery Explosion

A man filed suit in Washington state court on July 18, claiming that a battery he bought for his e-cigarette was defective and blew up while in his pocket, which caused second-degree burns on his right leg (Nathan Holdener v. Green Lake Inc., No. 17-2-099
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:11

[Washington] 3 Arlington officers hospitalized after violent reaction to secondhand heroin smoke

Authorities say the officers began experiencing symptoms when they came back from serving an arrest warrant inside a hotel room on SR 530 just east of Interstate 5 on Monday. Their symptoms included nausea, headache, and vomiting.
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Aug 17, 2017 20:31

[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/ 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

[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

[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


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

[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] 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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