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[Virginia] Tim Kaine: A Self-Effacing Senator in a Sharp-Elbows Era

Mr. Kaine’s legislative victories as governor were few; he was stymied by Republicans when he tried to raise taxes, but persuaded lawmakers to pass a statewide smoking ban in restaurants, an achievement in a tobacco-growing state.
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2016 16:36
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[North Carolina, Virginia] ARCHIVE: In New York, a Black Market For Illegal Cigarettes Thrives

There has long been a black market for cigarettes in New York. Organized crime would distribute untaxed cartons -- which usually just "fell off a truck" -- at mob establishments. But the current commerce is more do-it-yourself, at least for now, police a
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 14, 2016 15:50
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[Virginia] Tobacco Farmers Are Joining The Mile High Club

The Guardian just dove into this innovative usage for one of our most denigrated and despised crops, meeting some of the Virginia farmers who’ve been pulling an income from this new phenomenon.
GOOD Magazine
added Jul 13, 2016 16:11
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[Pennsylvania, Virginia] State police find thousands of illegal smokes after traffic stop

State Police arrested the driver for allegedly bag after bag of more than 60,000 illegal cigarettes. John B. Fairchild faces a felony and misdemeanor count of possessing illegal cigarettes following his arrest in Upper Saucon Township. District Judge Jaco
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Jul 11, 2016 22:00
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[Virginia] Beyer Cites His F.C. Family Business To Assail Trump’s Business Model

he noted that its use in the U.S. has dropped back to only 15 percent of the adult population, the second lowest level of any nation in the world (except for Australia) and that while he personally abhors its health risks, he said he could not speak for C
Falls Church (VA) News Press
added Jul 7, 2016 22:49
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[Virginia] Meet the US farmers turning their tobacco into airplane fuel

On Briar View Farms, first-generation tobacco grower Robert Mills hopes tobacco-based biofuel can spark a profitable future for tobacco growers. “With the uncertainty of tobacco, growers are always looking for new opportunities,” he says. Over the past
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 7, 2016 12:46
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[Virginia] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

another big week for the lions of the U.S. Supreme Court, where BigLaw teams took down a Texas abortion law and the corruption conviction of a former Virginia governor.
Law360
added Jul 1, 2016 19:56
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[Virginia] Saying 'it is time to move on,' McAuliffe questions need for second McDonnell trial

Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday he sees little need for a second trial for former Gov. Bob McDonnell after this week's unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned McDonnell's bribery convictions.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 29, 2016 20:10
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Virginia bans smoking in cars with children eight or younger

Under a new Virginia law that goes into effect his Friday, July 1, adults will have to put out their cigarettes when in a car with a child eight years old or younger. The law states that anyone in a car with a child eight years old or younger who holds a
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 29, 2016 20:08
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[Virginia] High Court Vacates Ex-Va. Gov.'s Corruption Conviction ($$)

the anti-smoking lobby has failed on one count – to sufficiently dent the fortunes of tobacco companies on the stock market. Despite the battering the UK stock market has taken since Friday’s Brexit announcement, shares in tobacco companies have risen. I
Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:11
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