tobacco

Former Prison Guard Sentenced in Smuggling Case
SEATTLE (AP) — A former prison guard was sentenced in federal court to 18 months in prison for smuggling contraband into the Monroe Correctional Complex.
U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes says Michael Bowden of Everett pleaded guilty in January to extortion...
Yakama Tribal Member Owes Millions in Taxes
A federal judge has ruled that a tobacco company owned by a Yakama Nation tribal member owes $58 million in back taxes and penalties.
The ruling last week in Yakima sets the amount owed by King Mountain Tobacco and follows a previous decision that treaty rights didn't exempt the White Swan busin…
Yakima…39 Violations Citied From Liquor Control Board
Apparenlty it's not to hard to get cigarettes and alcohol if you're underage in the Yakima Valley.
The Washington State Liquor Control Board indicates Yakima had the most violations of sales to minors in the region last year.
The violations range from improper licenses to selling tobacco an…