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[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
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[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
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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
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[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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Six weird places the Virginia Tobacco Commission spends its money

The 31-member legislative body, created by the 1999 General Assembly, uses proceeds from the national tobacco settlement in the “promotion of economic growth and development in tobacco-dependent communities.” To date, the commission has awarded 1,764 gra
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jul 3, 2014 13:04
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[District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia] Is the E-Cigarette Bubble About to Burst?

After the FDA released its proposal, I caught up with Cabrera by phone at Reagan National Airport, where she was on her way home to Hallandale Beach, Florida, before heading to Chicago for SFATA’s spring conference, called Technology Not Tobacco. She des
The Washingtonian
added Jul 3, 2014 13:02
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Illegal for minors to buy e-cigarettes in Virginia, starting July 1

Health professionals argue that their ingredients aren't regulated and their long-term effects simply aren't known. The FDA is taking comments and has proposed banning their sale in vending machines, to minors, and cited the intent to regulate ingredient
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Jul 1, 2014 11:42
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[Virginia] Smokers once again target of latest graphic anti-smoking campaign

Samuels and other smokers are the target of the Centers for Disease Control’s latest anti-smoking campaign, “Tips From Former Smokers.” The campaign will include an update from Terrie Hall, the North Carolina anti-smoking advocate who was diagnosed with
WTVR TV 6 (Richmond, VA)
added Jun 29, 2014 02:49
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[Virginia] Emails outline Tobacco Commission job for Puckett after resignation

A series of emails from the interim director of the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission outline plans devised by Del. Terry Kilgore, R-Scott, to offer Sen. Phillip P. Puckett, D-Russell, a senior job with the commissi
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 28, 2014 09:28
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[Virginia] E-mails outline turmoil at Va. tobacco panel over Puckett's hiring

Sen. Phillip P. Puckett was about to get a good gig with the state tobacco commission, one created just for him, with a job description he was invited to write himself. Maybe even a state car. The only problem was timing. If the commission hired Puckett
The Washington Post
added Jun 28, 2014 09:22
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