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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

[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
added Sep 2, 2016 21:43

[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
added Aug 31, 2016 16:49

[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
added Aug 18, 2016 19:15

[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

[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.
added Aug 11, 2016 16:15

[Washington] Hooked on nicotine gum and worried about the health risks

Q: I quit smoking six years ago by using nicotine gum. The trouble is, I haven’t quit the gum....experts are not sure whether long-term use of nicotine gum poses serious health risks. You may find that switching to a nicotine patch makes it easier to gra
Seattle (WA) Times
added Aug 8, 2016 14:01

[Washington] Olympia bar owner: Weed smoking is welcome, state can 'go to Hell'

had its liquor license suspended for allowing patrons to smoke marijuana, but the bar's owner is defying the order -- and it's not the first time for Frankie Schnarrs.... Ten years ago he led the fight against the state smoking ban. He turned his upstairs
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:12

[Washington] Tobacco Company Says It Has Been Denied Discovery In Assessment Suit ($$)

that it should not be ordered to pay $6.3 million in statutory assessments and late fees under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FERTA) because it has not been given the opportunity to see how the government arrived at the amount of the a
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 4, 2016 21:38

[Washington] Tribal Cig Co. Says Discovery Gap Sinks Feds' Bid For $6.4M ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company told a Washington federal judge Tuesday it shouldn't be forced to cough up more than $6.4 million in payments to the federal government under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act, arguing it has been denied its
added Aug 4, 2016 11:20
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