Headlines Tagged with Virginia — 3,411 headlines found
New York City has filed a lawsuit against a Virginia tobacco sho... suggests a continued commitment to cracking down on the interstate trafficking and local sale of untaxed cigarettes after the death of Eric Garner —the Staten Island man who died after po
Dec 17, 2014 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 17, 2014 05:18
The Virginia Tobacco Commission is helping more and more students in the Dan River Region with an expanded scholarship program — providing about $400,000 to Danville Community College students this year.
Dec 13, 2014 Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Dec 13, 2014 20:55
Cadette Girl Scouts from Troop 3546 in Stafford. They participated in a year-long study of the impact of air quality on our lives and produced a comic strip
Dec 11, 2014 Stafford County (VA) Sun
added Dec 11, 2014 23:41
For decades, the government subsidized tobacco growing through price support and market quota assistance. The buyout in 2004 allowed farmers to begin producing within a contract system with individual cigarette makers. The transition lasted a decade, fro
Dec 7, 2014 Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Dec 7, 2014 17:24
A half-dozen proposals up for consideration Tuesday before the Virginia State Crime Commission include requiring retail tobacco sellers to obtain a license or permit, now a requirement in 36 other states...organized crime continues to use Virginia, which
Dec 1, 2014 Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Dec 2, 2014 08:09
As long as states impose onerous tobacco taxes, a black market will thrive…Human history often can be interpreted as the history of natural resources. Mundane workings by the Virginia State Crime Commission have cosmic connotations.
Dec 2, 2014 Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 2, 2014 06:11
Led by powerful GOP lawmakers in recent years, the commission has come under fire for what critics say is an opaque, haphazard system of awarding grants often based on political considerations. The commission approved the first $10 million grant aimed at
Dec 1, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Dec 1, 2014 18:20
isn't supplying the nation's largest city with a quarter of its cigarettes a boon — rather than a detriment — to tax receipts here in the Old Dominion? Put another way: Isn't this more the Northeast's problem rather than our own?
Nov 30, 2014 Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Dec 1, 2014 07:24
The Virginia State Crime Commission staff has recommended requiring stores to obtain a state license to sell cigarettes... “If retail sales of tobacco are dependent upon a state-issued license that can be revoked for criminal violations, retailers will h
Nov 27, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Dec 1, 2014 06:56
The group awarded a $25 million grant to create a medical school in southwest Virginia says a plan to create a “virtual” health science center with multiple partners is a better option.
Nov 20, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 17:47