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[Virginia] See the Shocking Difference Between This Airport's Smoking and Nonsmoking Rooms

The stark contrast between the ceilings in the nonsmoking room and smoking room is serving as a visual reminder to many about how harmful smoke can be to your health. One person commented, "Having a tough time quitting, but this definitely helps," and ano
added Nov 16, 2015 16:39

[Virginia] PFISTERER: E-cigs: one dirty vice replaces another

no way am I ever going back. And I’m not going to try e-cigarettes either. They’re just another way to get you hooked on nicotine. Been there, done that and wised up. I’m just grateful I quit for good.
Staunton (VA) Daily News Leader
added Nov 16, 2015 04:02
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Virginia Tire locations going smoke-free

In an effort aimed at fostering a healthier workforce and workplace, Virginia Tire & Auto will become smoke-free at its 12 northern Virginia locations on Nov. 19. The Fairfax-based full-service automotive maintenance provider said it chose to launch its
Tire Business
added Nov 11, 2015 21:17
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Virginia Department of Health launches 31-day countdown to help tobacco users quit

Virginia Quit Day coincides with The Great American Smoke Out, Nov. 19, and celebrates the benefits of living tobacco free. “Quitting tobacco is difficult, but one of the best health decisions a person can make,” said State Health Commissioner Marissa J.
Augusta Free Press (Waynesboro, VA)
added Oct 21, 2015 15:36

[Virginia] Ex-Gov. McDonnell Takes Bribery Fight To High Court ($$)

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell brought his appeal of his bribery convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, filing a petition saying the trial court took too broad a view of what constitutes improper official influence and that the jury screeni
added Oct 15, 2015 12:43
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[Virginia] Shades of Star

Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals (formerly Star Scientific), is seeking $176,582.34 in damages and an injunction against Jones and his wife Stacey to stop them from future sales of Anatabloc nutritional supplements and cosmetic products.
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Oct 14, 2015 12:56

[Virginia] Alleged cigarette trafficking figure sentenced to 10 months

In pleading guilty to the misdemeanor in July, Maher Mustafa, 31, owner of The Cigarette Outlet Inc. in the 7900 block of West Broad Street, admitted he knew he was supposed to file requisite federal forms on a total of more than $23 million... Mustafa b
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 6, 2015 22:36

[New York, Virginia] Man driving with 7940 packs of cigarettes fined $38450

A man was ordered to pay a $38,450 civil penalty after he was busted with 7,940 packs of cigarettes in his car. Fateh Al-Hayani, 37, of New York, admitted to police he bought the cigarettes in Virginia and planned to sell them on the black market in New Y
WTVR TV 6 (Richmond, VA)
added Sep 30, 2015 16:50

[New York, Virginia] Maryland man convicted in major NY cigarette-smuggling case

A man accused of spearheading the smuggling of more than a million cartons of untaxed cigarettes into New York state has been convicted of racketeering but acquitted of charges that he plotted behind bars to get witnesses killed. Basel Ramadan faces a po
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 30, 2015 16:28

[Virginia] Proposed passenger rail, museum expansion among projects funded by Tobacco Commission

unanimously approved a $250,000 grant to the city of Bristol, Virginia for a study of extending Amtrak service from Roanoke to Bristol and beyond...also allocated $250,000 to the Birthplace of Country Music for its proposed renovations of a building that
Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 25, 2015 11:28
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