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[Virginia] Judge narrows scope of Hampton cigarette sting defamation lawsuit

Former Lt. James R. Crotts, of Smithfield, accuses former Police Chief Charles R. Jordan Jr. and another Hampton officer, Christopher L. Munger, of throwing him under the bus in the aftermath of the tobacco sting. But a multiday jury trial that was expe
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added May 3, 2015 15:26

[North Carolina] Virginia company has goals as it leaves vapor trail in NC

The founders of Avail Vapor entered the electronic-cigarette business in 2013 with their eyes open to the opportunities and roadblocks of an industry operating in a Wild Wild West mode. The Richmond, Va., company is operating 33 stores in three states, i
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2015 11:27

[Virginia] Fourth man convicted in series of robberies of area cigarette distributors

the robberies began Nov. 11 when a van was hijacked in Richmond and the robbers made off with $31,000 in cigarettes. Then on Nov. 25, a man who had just bought more than $50,000 worth of cigarettes from a store in Chesterfield County had his van hijacked
added Apr 18, 2015 12:04

[Virginia] Cigarette trafficking spawning other crimes and possibly violence

generating the same sort of associated crimes, among them burglary, credit card fraud, identity theft, money laundering — and possibly murder. “The related crimes are staggering,” said William V. Pelfrey Jr., an associate professor of criminal justice at
added Apr 18, 2015 12:03

[Michigan, New York, Virginia] State, federal agents and cigarette smugglers set up fake storefronts in King George County

The notion that King George is “fast becoming the cigarette smuggling capital of the East Coast” does not sit well with King George Supervisor Ruby Brabo, whose district includes the cigarette outlets. “It certainly is not how I wish to see our county br
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Apr 13, 2015 11:38

[Virginia] Funeral for a former slave takes center stage at Appomattox

A Civil War cannonball that ripped through Hannah Reynolds' master's cabin made her a footnote of misfortune, the lone civilian death at the Battle of Appomattox Court House. She died a slave at 60, hours before the war to end slavery unofficially came to
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 10, 2015 14:20

[Virginia] TMA to Host Annual Meeting, Conference and Centennial Celebration

TMA, the global information center for the electronic cigarette/e-Vapor and tobacco industries, is celebrating its 100th year... Opening remarks will be delivered by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, after which will begin a two and a half day inten
Business Wire
added Apr 10, 2015 14:09

[Virginia] Cigarette campaign divides university

The JMU chapter of Colleges Against Cancer brought a bill of opinion before the JMU Student Government Association on March 31 that would eliminate all smoking on campus.
The Breeze (James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA)
added Apr 7, 2015 17:47

[Virginia] Former president of Va. tobacco company faces charges of evading taxes, falsifying documents

The former president of a South Boston tobacco company has been charged with evading taxes, lying on legally required paperwork and using corporate money for personal items...Kathryn Crabtree Farley... was promoted from vice president to president of Cher
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 7, 2015 17:14

[Virginia] Tobacco Commission likely to pursue restitution after authority's misuse of funds

The Virginia Tobacco Commission likely will seek restitution of grant funds involved in the fraudulent billing case against a Southwest Virginia utility provider executive, the commission’s chairman said.
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Apr 1, 2015 19:05
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