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Why vape shops in Washington are welcoming new state regulations, but concerned about federal rules

The state requirements that kick in this weekend are welcome, according to some owners of vapor businesses. It’s the federal regulations that began taking effect in August that worry some business owners. They’re afraid that the cost of complying could l
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Sep 30, 2016 22:06
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[Washington] Monroe working to curb vaping in city parks

The Monroe City Council directed city staff to draft an administrative policy to discourage smoking and vaping in Monroe city parks last week, based on a recommendation by the Monroe Parks Board.
Monroe (WA) Monitor
added Sep 27, 2016 19:41
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[Washington] Richland says park smoking ban is ‘government overreach’

Smokers and vapers can puff away in Richland parks without restriction after the city council rejected a proposal to ban smoking at the HAPO Community Stage, near playgrounds and in other high-use spots.
Tri-City (WA) Herald
added Sep 24, 2016 21:47
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[Washington] Editorial: Big Tobacco blows more smoke by hiring Boehner

assertion that Reynolds wants to keep kids from smoking is a lie...If Reynolds, and John Boehner ever succeed in keeping young people from smoking or vaping, it will be entirely by accident, coincidence or an understandable reaction to malignant hypocrisy
Everett (WA) Herald
added Sep 19, 2016 20:38
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[New York, Washington] Tobacco Company Seeks To Stop 2nd Circuit Review Of Trafficking Claims ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company on Sept. 2 asked a federal judge in New York to stop the State of New York from appealing the court’s decision to dismiss trafficking claims against it (State of New York v. Mountain Tobacco Company, d/b/a King Moun
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07
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[New York, Washington] Native-Owned Tobacco Co. Says NY Can’t Appeal Cig Ruling ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco maker urged a New York federal judge Thursday to block the state of New York from appealing her recent decision granting the company a partial victory when she cleared it of most federal trafficking claims. King Mountain
Law360
added Sep 2, 2016 21:43
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[Washington] 1855 Treaty Exempts Tribe From Tobacco Tax, 9th Circ. Told ($$)

An Indian tribe argued to the Ninth Circuit Tuesday that a Washington federal court wrongly ignored a 160-year-old treaty when it determined that a tribe-member-owned tobacco company on tribal land was still subject to a federal product tax. Counsel for
Law360
added Aug 31, 2016 16:49
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[Washington] Feds Rip Tribal Cig Co.'s Bid To Block $6.4M Over Discovery ($$)

government continued to press a Washington federal judge on Tuesday to make Native American-owned King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. cough up more than $6.4 million in payments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act, blasting the company's arguments
Law360
added Aug 18, 2016 19:15
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Another win for smoke-free parks in Pierce County

Whether it’s a symbolic gesture or a real blow against the world’s leading cause of preventable death, congratulations to Fife for defending predominant public-health values. Now Fife leaders can focus on efforts such as opening the new Brookville Garden
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Aug 17, 2016 05:20
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[Washington] Wash. Tribe Member's Estate Can’t Get Back Seized Smokes ($$)

A Washington appeals court has rejected an attempt by the estate of a deceased member of the Quinault Indian Nation to take back cigarettes seized for lacking tax stamps, saying it is bound by a ruling by the state’s top court concerning the smokes.
Law360
added Aug 11, 2016 16:15
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