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[Washington] Tribe’s Cig-Tax Suit Barred By Federal Law, 9th Circ. Says ($$)

ruled Tuesday that the Yakama Indian Nation can't sue to bar the imposition of a federal excise tax on a member-owned company's tobacco products, saying the tribe's claims fall under a federal law that "bars any suit that would restrain the assessment and
added Dec 14, 2016 20:49

[Washington] Insurance Company Seeks Declaratory Judgment Against Tobacco Shop ($$)

claiming that it does not have a responsibility to defend a tobacco shop in a lawsuit because the insurance policy does not cover bodily harm (Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company v. Lilac City Vapor LLC, et al., No. 2:16-cv-00422, E.D. Wash.).
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 23:36

[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] Olympia may ban smoking, vaping in city parks

The proposal comes in response to health concerns over secondhand tobacco smoke, litter and fire risks, according to the Parks Department. The Olympia City Council will review a recommendation for a new ordinance Dec. 6. One goal of a smoking ban is to
The Olympian (WA)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:38

[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] 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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