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U.S. Virgin Islands bans smoking at protected beaches

has banned smoking at all beaches inside its national park system. The smoking ban covers cigars and pipes as well as cigarettes and is enforced from within 15 metres of the shoreline.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2013 20:53
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[Virgin Islands] Smoking ban enforcement begins today

Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Feb 12, 2011 00:00
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[Caribbean, Virgin Islands] Smoking tax bills pass to full legislature ($$)

Two bills related to taxes on cigarettes and cigars were approved by the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee on Tuesday and will move to consideration by the full Legislature.
Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
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US Virgin Islands to crack down on smoking in public places

will start dispatching health authorities to businesses and anyone caught breaking the law will face fines ranging from $200 to $500. They also said businesses without "No Smoking" signs will be fined at least $1,000. The announcement comes as the U.S.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 24, 2016 14:26
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[Virgin Islands] Reynolds faces $113 million in Newport lawsuit damages

has been tagged with jury verdicts worth a combined $113.3 million in compensatory and punitive damages for lawsuits involving Newport cigarettes in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The verdicts were disclosed Friday by the Public Health Advocacy Institute, a re
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 26, 2018 16:48
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[Virgin Islands, Florida] Two-Jury Trials Could Light New Way For Fla. Tobacco Cases ($$)

an innovative recent tobacco trial in the U.S. Virgin Islands: two plaintiffs, and two juries, but tried at the same time in the same courtroom, resulting in $113 million in verdicts. Two St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, juries in weeklong trials that began A
Law360
added Sep 11, 2018 01:26
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[Caribbean, Virgin Islands] DOH LAUNCHES SMOKE-FREE CAMPAIGN

The USVI Department of Health (D.O.H.) officially launched its “Be Smoke-Free Tobacco Campaign,” with the posting of billboards in select areas on St. Croix (Hannah’s Rest, Villa Lorraine and Sunny Isle Shopping Center), D.O.H. announced today. The camp
Virgin Islands Consortium (vi)
added Jul 28, 2017 15:05
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[Caribbean, Virgin Islands] Health Department won't clarify anti-smoking initiative

A spokeswoman for the V.I. Health Department abruptly ended an interview about measures taken to enforce a smoking ban on Tuesday. Health Department spokeswoman Nykole Tyson hung up on The Daily News when she heard notes being taken during an interview
Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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[Virgin Islands] Wide-ranging anti-smoking law raises questions

Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Nov 14, 2010 00:00
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Virgin Islands State Court Judge Consolidates 2 Tobacco Suits ($$)

ordered the consolidation of two separate wrongful death suits against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for trial because they present nearly identical issues of law against the same defendant (Jevon Gerald v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. ST-10-CV-631, Christi
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 14, 2017 23:43
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