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Virginia Ex-Governor and Wife Set to Begin Defense at Trial

Prosecutors said they would rest their case on Thursday, believing they have sufficiently shown that the McDonnells took “official action” to benefit the donor and businessman, Jonnie R. Williams Sr., and his dietary supplement, Anatabloc, in return for
New York Times
added Aug 15, 2014 11:44

[Virginia] WEBB: Recent Study from a Tobacco State Paints E-Cigarettes in Favorable Light

Some proponents of e-cigarettes are using this study as proof of the e-cigarette’s safety. In the “for what it’s worth” category, keep in mind that VCU is located in the heart of tobacco country, the home of Philip Morris USA, the tobacco division of Alt
The Legal Examiner
added Aug 12, 2014 15:57

[Virginia] Attorney files sealed documents in cigarette smuggling case

A new batch of documents in a cigarette smuggling case could be closed to the public under a sealed motion filed by a defense attorney on behalf of two defendants facing a combined total of 50 charges. The motion, accompanied by four exhibits, also unde
Northern Virginia Daily
added Aug 12, 2014 12:43

Eighth Day of Virginia Ex-Governor’s Trial Focuses on Role of His Wife’s Chief of Staff

that her chief of staff — and not Ms. McDonnell — had inappropriately wooed the support of the donor at the core of the corruption case against Ms. McDonnell and her husband, Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia.
New York Times
added Aug 9, 2014 11:11

In Virginia Graft Case, Cognac and Golf Trips Aren’t Smoking Guns

argue that Mr. McDonnell’s actions on behalf of Mr. Williams, who wanted state officials to endorse his product, were in line ... they maintain that whatever assistance the governor provided for Mr. Williams’s company, Star Scientific, produced no tangibl
New York Times
added Aug 6, 2014 07:20

Ex-First Couple’s Defense in Virginia: The State of Their Union

In exchange for Mr. Williams’s largess, prosecutors charge that Mr. McDonnell arranged for him to pitch his product ... and that the first couple tried to help Mr. Williams set up scientific studies of a Star Scientific dietary supplement, Anatabloc, at V
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:52

[Virginia] Tobacco exhibit expands

The Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex in Chatham has expanded its tobacco exhibit that it began offering for visitors last year. The free, ongoing exhibit lines the hall and alcoves in the complex at 19783 U.S. 29 and includes memorabilia from the former
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jul 23, 2014 15:33

[Rhode Island, Virginia] AG's office helps shut down interstate cigarette trafficking operation

Proceedings in the federal trial of Wissam and Bassam Khalil of rhode island were halted last Thursday after the brothers pleaded guilty to their roles in a smuggling scheme that trafficked more than 6 million cigarettes from Virginia to rhode island ove
Augusta Free Press (Waynesboro, VA)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:16

TOSCANO: Resignations and investigations: Senator Puckett and the Virginia Tobacco Commission

there are no Democrats on this board. It is charged with helping tobacco farmers and with revitalizing formerly tobacco-dependent communities. Over the years, it funded a wide variety of projects, but unlike our state budget process, it is not always cl
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jul 11, 2014 07:05

[Virginia] Electronic cigarette franchisor eyes Richmond market

An executive with Tulsa, Okla.-based Palm Beach Vapors said Wednesday the company wants to open seven to 10 stores in the Richmond region ...“What makes the market most attractive to us is that Richmond is kind of tobacco central,” said Chip Paul, co-foun
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jul 4, 2014 10:55
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