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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

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

[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

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

[Virgin Islands] 22nd Century Group Announces Major Scientific Collaboration with University of Virginia

will invest approximately $1,100,000 in this major scientific collaboration with UVA. The goals of the research agreement include: (i) creating unique industrial hemp plants with guaranteed levels of THC below the legal limits (thus eliminating the risk t
Business Wire
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17

[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

[Virgin Islands] Rules OKs Cigarette Tax Increase and Cigar Factory Smoking Exemption

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
St. Thomas (V.I.) Source
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26

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

[Virgin Islands, Maryland] Examiner Local Editorial: Unintended consequences of cigarette tax hikes

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.
Washington DC Examiner
added Jan 11, 2013 09:09

[Virgin Islands] Smoking ban enforcement begins today

Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Feb 12, 2011 00:00
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