Headlines Tagged with Virgin Islands — 36 headlines found
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.
Feb 7, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2013 20:53
Feb 10, 2011 Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Feb 12, 2011 00:00
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.
Feb 11, 2016 Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
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.
Dec 23, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Dec 24, 2016 14:26
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
Dec 28, 2016 Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
Nov 12, 2010 Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Nov 14, 2010 00:00
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
Jul 28, 2017 Virgin Islands Consortium (vi)
added Jul 28, 2017 15:05
V.I. cigarette tax may see an increase from its current 35 percent to 45 percent, raising about half a million dollars in new revenue...The Rules and Judiciary Committee also sent on measures to allow smoking in "cigar factories" that make and sell cigars
Feb 9, 2016 St. Thomas (V.I.) Source
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
As Heartland Institute budget and tax specialist John Nothdurft noted at the time, "Maryland's 'successful' cigarette tax has increased a budget deficit that nonsmokers will end up paying for." Which is exactly what happened, of course.
Jan 11, 2013 Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jan 11, 2013 09:09
A bill seeking a significant overhaul of taxes in the Commonwealth of Virginia is calling for an increase in the state’s tobacco tax on cigars and other tobacco products from 10 to 23 percent of the wholesale price. S.B. 390 addresses numerous facets of
Jan 17, 2018 HalfWheel
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58