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[Virginia] End to smoking good thing for SRHA

Smoking in Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority-owned buildings will soon be a thing of the past, and that’s a good thing... We believe SRHA should go one step farther than the HUD regulation, though, and disallow smoking anywhere on its propertie
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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[Virginia] South Boston cuts proposed smoking tax to 10 cents

South Boston Town Council will return in July to vote on a 10 cent per-pack cigarette tax — lowered significantly from the original plan to impose a 25 cent tax. Council members agreed to bring the revised tax proposal up for a July 9 public hearing, wh
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Jun 28, 2018 21:39
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[Virginia, West Virginia] Va. man pleads guilty in cigarette smuggling case

A Haymarket man has pleaded guilty to cigarette smuggling between 2011-2014 when he owned the Olde Stone Truck Stop in Clear Brook, according to a news release from the U.S. federal prosecutor’s office in the Northern District of West Virginia.
Winchester (VA) Star
added Jun 28, 2018 15:00
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[Virginia] Back in the Day | June 1966 - Bill Deal & the Rhondels at The Peppermint

ODU will ban smoking in all of its buildings. Students will not be able to smoke in their dorm rooms, and professors cannot light up in their offices. Recent studies showing the dangers of secondhand smoke prompted the action.
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Jun 24, 2018 15:46
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[Virginia] CASEY: Bike fix-it man mixes cycling with anti-smoking advocacy

John Smiley, 75, doubts he'd be with us today if he hadn't quit a three-pack-a-day habit in 1983. He spreads his anti-tobacco fervor at Smiley's Bikeworks, behind The Green Goat bar and grill in Wasena, where rehabbed two-wheelers are very affordable. Re
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jun 21, 2018 13:49
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[New York, Virginia] Possible cigarette smuggling investigated

A suspected cigarette smuggler who purchased smokes in Georgia stood to more than double his money by reselling them in New York, according to state police. Isaiah Cameron Johnson was stopped March 30 in Frederick County on Interstate 81 by the 323 entr
Winchester (VA) Star
added Jun 7, 2018 06:04
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[Virginia] RRHA expects health benefits with smoking ban policy

A new smoking ban is set to go into effect over the summer in Richmond's public housing apartments... By July 30, residents will no longer be permitted to light up in or right outside their apartment. This smoking ban includes pipes, cigars and E-cigaret
WRIC Channel 8 (Richmond, VA)
added May 30, 2018 13:39
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Smoking and public housing

Our question is what is the RRHA doing — what is the Richmond Health Department doing — to help public housing residents quit smoking now that they risk losing their homes? What targeted non-smoking efforts with proven results can be offered to help Richm
Richmond (VA) Free Press
added May 23, 2018 21:44
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[New York, Virginia] Local teens to speak before Tobacco Company Shareholder Meeting

Teens from Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler counties will speak out against the Tobacco Industry’s recent marketing campaigns and tactics at the annual shareholder meeting of the tobacco company, Altria Group. The meeting will take place on May 17th. This
WETM TV 18 (Elmira, NY)
added May 16, 2018 21:32
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[Virginia] Driver was fined $100 for smoking while kid was in the car. Some say that goes too far

A Virginia Beach driver's $100 fine for smoking with a child in the car sparked backlash across the web. Many called it a government overreach. Several states have laws banning smoking with children present.
Miami (FL) Herald
added May 15, 2018 20:00
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