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Panel kills bills to raise Virginia cigarette taxes | |

Proposals aimed at raising taxes on traditional and e-cigarettes to fund education went up in smoke Wednesday. On party-line votes, a House Finance subcommittee killed both bills by Del. Rob Krupicka, D-Alexandria. The measures had support from educatio
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Jan 29, 2015 14:18

EDITORIAL: Virginia's Indoor Clean Air Act should not apply to hookah lounges

This is no victory for the Virginia Health Department either. If this establishment ever closed, more students and customers would turn to the outdoors to smoke their hookah, contaminating everyone’s clean air. Making a hookah establishment liable to foll
Collegiate Times (Virginia Tech)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:42
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[Virginia] Va. bill would impose fine for exposing kids to smoke in cars

Delegate Todd Pillion, R-Abingdon, has filed House Bill 2171, which would make it unlawful for anyone to smoke in a car when a child under the age of 8 is in it. The fine would be $100, which would go into the state literacy fund, according to the bill, (Bristol (TN) Herald Courier/WJHL-TV)
added Jan 18, 2015 12:26

[Virginia] Tobacco Commission committee recommends reapplication for medical school funds

Abingdon, Virginia Mayor Ed Morgan spoke Monday afternoon to members of the Virginia Tobacco Commission's Southwest Economic Development Committee to request the new entity be released grant funds promised to the previous medical school project.
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jan 13, 2015 20:18

[Virginia] Va. hookah lounge not exempt from smoking ban

The Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled that a Blacksburg hookah lounge is not exempt from the state's restaurant smoking ban. In a Thursday ruling, the court said the She-Sha Cafe and Hookah Lounge is subject to the ban because it's not exclusively a r
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 9, 2015 13:42


not a “history” of racism; it’s the left’s maniacal pursuit of taxes — the precise reason cops were arresting Eric Garner...The very week...New York City’s Law Department was drafting a groundbreaking civil racketeering suit against...Discount Tobacco of
Human Events
added Jan 9, 2015 12:59

[Virginia] Dear Judge: Letters From Lawyers in Support of Bob McDonnell

McDonnell will be sentenced Tuesday in Richmond federal district court on public corruption charges. His lawyers at Jones Day and Holland & Knight filed hundreds of pages of letters in support of leniency or generally about his character.
National Law Journal
added Jan 7, 2015 13:36

[Virginia] Ex-Va. gov sentenced to 2 years in prison for corruption

Former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams received immunity for testifying against the McDonnells. Williams, who was seeking state support for his company's nutrition supplements, gave the family lavish gifts including a $6,500 Rolex that McDonnell's wi
USA Today
added Jan 7, 2015 13:34

CORRECTION: Judge lowers sentencing range for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to 6 1/2 to 8 years

guilty in September of accepting more than $165,000 in loans and gifts - including a Rolex watch and designer clothing - in exchange for promoting a nutritional supplement marketed as a miracle cure by Star Scientific Inc.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2015 13:32

[Virginia] ‘A Tale of Two Plantations,’ by Richard S. Dunn

to reconstruct “the individual lives and collective experiences of some 2,000 slaves on two large plantations” ...Mount Airy, a tobacco and grain estate on the Rappahannock ...“during the final three generations of slavery in both places.”
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2015 21:13
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