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[Virginia] Global tobacco reps learn about quality U.S. leaf

Visitors from almost a dozen countries recently learned about tobacco grown in what several people referred to as “the greatest tobacco region in the world.” Representatives from Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Greece, Jordan, the Netherlands, the Philippines
Augusta Free Press (Waynesboro, VA)
added Aug 31, 2015 11:06
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[Virginia] James City supervisor wants county to consider smoking ban

"When it comes down to parks and recreations, we have quite a few families that have been at some of our sporting events where people are smoking or smoking cigars, kids are exercising and that smell wafts through the air," Kennedy said. In addition to
Virginia Gazette
added Aug 27, 2015 12:50
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[China, Virginia] Tobacco production climbs steadily in county, bucking trend

here in Mecklenburg County production of flue-cured leaf is on the rebound as demand for the product in China, India and Southeast Asia continues to climb. In the past five years, Mecklenburg County’s tobacco production has increased nearly 14 percent. T
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Aug 27, 2015 12:48
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[Virginia] Judgement: Macerata Wheels owes city $600,000 in tobacco grant funds

A default judgment was entered against Macerata Wheels and Mike Farless in the Virginia Tobacco Commission grant repayment lawsuit between Danville and the company and its executives Friday. Farless is the president of the defunct specialty wheel company
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Aug 21, 2015 12:11
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[Virginia] VIDEO: Some Tobacco Shoppers at Va. Warehouse Stores Suspected of Cigarette Smuggling

News-4 I-Team – and public testimony given by regulators with the Northern Virginia Cigarette Tax Board – show a series of an enormous individual cigarette purchases, some topping $150,000 per purchase, by customers at big box stores from Woodbridge to F
NBCWashington.com
added Jul 25, 2015 21:28
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[Virginia] Costco Makes it Clear: Bulk Cigarette Buys to Be Scrutinized

new signs in its Virginia stores that say Costco requires tobacco purchasers show additional ID...after the News4 I-Team reported that Virginia tax officials were concerned about cigarette traffickers buying product from stores like Costco and Sams and se
NBCWashington.com
added Jul 25, 2015 21:23
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[Virginia] Local cities work to reduce cigarette litter

Seven local communities are participating in Keep America Beautiful's campaign, "Cigarette butts = litter." The eight-week program started July 1 and is funded by a $12,500 grant. Participating municipalities include Norfolk, Suffolk, Hampton, James City
WVEC-TV 13 (Norfolk, VA)
added Jul 2, 2015 08:17
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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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