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[New York, Virginia] Man, 27, busted trying to smuggle $100K in cigarettes into city

A man trying to smuggle $100,000 in cigarettes from Virginia to Manhattan was nabbed by Bridge and Tunnel Cops on Sunday afternoon, according to law enforcement sources. The 600 cartons of Newports, each with a Virginia tax stamp, were discovered by of
New York Daily News
added Jun 29, 2015 13:56
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing States: where tobacco was king.

The environment has changed in the tobacco-growing states, following a fracture of the alliance between the tobacco companies and their former allies. To continue this progress, health advocates should educate the public and policymakers on the changing r
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:39
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] GLANTZ: New paper, "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king," shows why progress is happening there

Amanda Fallin and I just published "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king" in Millbank Quarterly that explains why, after years of lagging the rest of the country, progress on tobacco control is now taking place there
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:37
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[Virginia] NanoTouch Materials Benefits From $2 Million Grant to Accelerate Development of NanoSeptic Self-Cleaning Surfaces

The Tobacco Commission voted unanimously to award the Center for Advanced Engineering & Research a $2 million research and development grant, 100% of which will directly support NanoTouch Materials' continued development of their NanoSeptic surfaces. This
PR Newswire
added Jun 9, 2015 09:31
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[Virginia] No easy solutions for illicit tobacco trade

Chaloupka... spoke last week at the annual meeting of the Tobacco Merchants Association in Williamsburg, a gathering of industry representatives and some public health advocates .... ...“If you can get low-tax states to bring their taxes up to some minimu
Richmond.com
added May 24, 2015 18:04
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[Virginia] Altria Commits $800,000 in College Scholarships to 20 Richmond Public Schools Graduates

Joined by parents, educators, elected officials and executives from Altria, 20 Richmond area students crossed the stage today at the historic Hippodrome Theater to accept scholarships of up to $10,000 per year... Altria scholars receive support to help t
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 21, 2015 22:44
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[Virginia] Altria shareholders reject three proposals

holders voted to defeat three stockholder proposals that had urged the Henrico County-based company to take action on farm labor issues and tobacco use among the poor. The company’s board of directors had opposed the proposals. During the annual meeting a
Richmond.com
added May 20, 2015 23:40
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[Virginia] McAuliffe taps Feinman to lead revised Va tobacco commission

appointed a new executive director on Friday for the recently created Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, which changes the way the state doles out its money from the national tobacco settlement. McAuliffe tapped Evan Feinman for the post
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2015 15:29
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[Virginia] I-95 bus fire likely started by cigarette

The Thursday afternoon bus fire on Interstate 95 in Stafford County apparently started with a cigarette lit by a 35-year-old Plainfield, N.J., man who had stowed away in the luggage compartment, according to the Virginia State Police.
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added May 9, 2015 14:43
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[Virginia] Richmond.com Cigarette trafficking thriving in Richmond area

five of Virginia’s 10 largest cigarette buyers are in the Richmond area. Two claim addresses in self-storage facilities (one lists a unit number as its “suite”); two have wrong or outdated addresses; and the fifth purports to be in a South Richmond apartm
Richmond.com
added May 4, 2015 19:33
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