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AGENDA: EvidenceBased Science, Electronic Cigarettes & Tobacco Harm Reduction / May 19 22, 2014 Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, Virginia (PDF)

Dr. Michael Cummings of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) will provide Roswell Park’s “Surgeon General Report Exhibition” and Dr. Alan Blum his video “Blowing Smoke” Monday, May 19th Deeming Regulations
Tobacco Merchants Association (TMA)
added Apr 4, 2014 13:10
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[Virginia] BrightLights Education Initiative at Richmond CenterStage

works to fulfill a core mission of Richmond CenterStage by creating transformational arts education opportunities for students of all ages throughout the Richmond region. The goal of the education program is to coordinate and develop systems and model art
CenterStage Richmond (VA)
added Apr 2, 2014 09:32

[Virginia] E-cigarettes to be sold at Va. Beach jail canteen

Virginia Beach Sheriff Ken Stolle said a poll he conducted showed 85 percent of the jail’s roughly 1,400 inmates want access to the devices. Stolle says each e-cigarette is equivalent to 2½ packs of cigarettes and will sell for $15. He expects the jail’s
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 2, 2014 08:55

[Virginia] E-Cigs get a closer look by the you know what you're (really) smoking?

The more concerning mistake is to believe it’s an FDA approved device or that it has been completely vetted as a healthy alternative. Even more nauseating is knowing that the majority of them are made in China.
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Mar 23, 2014 23:19

[Virginia] Reducing tobacco use at Langley AFB

nearly 1,300 active duty U.S. Air Force airmen at Langley Air Force Base were documented as tobacco users, according to the Corporate Dental Application U.S. military Dental Data Status. In an attempt to reduce these numbers, using smoke and smokeless p
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Mar 17, 2014 14:17

[Virginia, West Virginia] Income Gap, Meet the Longevity Gap

changes in smoking and obesity rates may help explain the connection between bigger bank accounts and longer lives. “Richer people and richer communities smoke less, and that gap is growing,” said Dr. Murray at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluat
New York Times
added Mar 15, 2014 18:10

[Virginia] Vital Signs: Tobacco-Free Community Coalition takes comprehensive approach `

local health department, hospitals, nonprofits and community members formed a workgroup called the Planning District 10 Tobacco Free Community Coalition...Over the next four years, the coalition is working towards two objectives: decreasing the percent of
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Mar 9, 2014 10:20

[Virginia] McAuliffe scrutinizes tobacco commission

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration has sent a letter to the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission calling on the commission to provide a detailed account of its spending over the past five years.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 26, 2014 14:36

[Virginia] Lawmakers vote to limit minors access to e-cigarettes

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) –On Monday, lawmakers in the Virginia Senate passed several house bills regarding the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and the use of e-cigarettes on school property.
WTVR TV 6 (Richmond, VA)
added Feb 25, 2014 14:49

[Virginia] Tenants Upset After E-Cigarettes Banned By Section 8 Housing

Tenants are blowing off steam, after receiving a notice sent out by the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority. It details its ban on smoking. According to the notice, tenants living in the J.R. Polly Limeweaver Apartment complex are not allowe
WHSV-TV3 Channel 3 (Harrisonburg, VA)
added Feb 23, 2014 17:08
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