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King County Woman Gets Prison Time For Cigarette Trafficking

The owner of a Kenmore beauty salon is going to federal prison for selling contraband cigarettes from Vietnam.

CBS Seattle–06/17/2013

Cigarettes that evade taxes are making up a large portion of those sold in Washington state. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly 40 Percent Of Washington Cigarettes Are Contraband

Nearly 40 percent of cigarettes consumed in Washington state are contraband, coming from foreign countries and avoiding state taxes.

11/09/2012

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