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Virginia woman badly burned by vaping device, airlifted to hospital, police say

“It was like a big smoke bomb went off and then just 'boom.' It shattered and fire everywhere,” said Dennis Whitaker, the boyfriend of 34-year-old Heather Boyd. He says she had just purchased new batteries for the device. “She’s screaming, ‘I’m burning
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Sep 17, 2018 16:40
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[Virginia] How do you feel about the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's new regulation that prohibits smoking in all public housing?

Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 12, 2018 00:51
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[Virginia] Rule on smoking at public housing results in some evictions in Bristol, Tennessee

Scyphers said 10 tenants actually chose to voluntarily move out, because they knew they couldn’t comply with the rules. The first month under the rule went well, Scyphers said, but since then there have been two evictions, and there are four more pendi
Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 10, 2018 16:34
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco tax hike long overdue

Virginia is for lovers — of tobacco tax exploitation. In January, the time arrived for the commonwealth to end its lax tobacco taxes, and we hope the generated revenue funds economic development initiatives with possible peripheral benefits to our health
Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 3, 2018 15:13
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[New York, Virginia] NY Man Arrested on Eastern Shore for Trafficking Contraband

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has announced agents from the Field Enforcement Division (FED) have arrested a New York man who has been charged in Maryland as a result of a surveillance operation on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. “My FED agents’ vigilanc
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Aug 29, 2018 22:16
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[Virginia, West Virginia] Cigarette smuggler avoids prison

The former manager of a Clear Brook cigarette outlet involved in a multi-million dollar cigarette smuggling ring has avoided federal prison. Sukhdev Singh Virdi was sentenced to three years probation Monday in U.S. District Court in Martinsburg, W.Va.,
Winchester (VA) Star
added Aug 24, 2018 13:09
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[Virginia] Halifax County tobacco exhibit now open at local museum

permanent exhibit at the Halifax County-South Boston Museum of Fine Arts and History... highlighting the golden era of tobacco in Halifax County... “It’s an exhibit we had been planning since the medical exhibit, ‘Hospitals of Halifax County,’ opened
South Boston (VA) Gazette-Virginian
added Aug 24, 2018 12:41
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[New York, Virginia, West Virginia] Ga. man gets probation in Va. cigarette-smuggling case

A Georgia man was placed on three years of probation Monday in U.S. District Court stemming from a cigarette-smuggling operation based south of the Berkeley County, W.Va., line in Clear Brook, Va., U.S. Attorney Bill Powell said. Sukhdev Singh Virdi, 46
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Aug 22, 2018 17:57
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[Virginia] Cigarette tax moves forward on South Boston council vote

South Boston Town Council moved decisively to impose a 10 cent-per-pack tax on cigarette purchases in town by voting 4-1 in favor of the levy Monday night. Council members passed the new tax on the first reading but it will not become official until the
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:09
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[Virginia] Public housing officials enforce federal ban on smoking

Public housing authority executives say their local agencies met or exceeded the nationwide Aug. 1 federal deadline for turning their properties into no-smoking zones. Not everyone is happy about it, they report, but reactions have been mixed. People w
Coalfield.com (The Coalfield Progress, The Dickenson (VA) Star and The Post)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:17
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