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[Virginia] Developing a new device for smoking

founders of AC Greebs have created a portable, durable gravity piece made from stainless steel. It's designed to be dropped into the top of a bottle to create a temporary smoking device. … The name comes from Crowder's initials and a slang term for a bong
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 10, 2013 15:07

[Virginia] Va. crime panel to discuss cigarette smuggling

Virginia State Crime Commission will study cigarette smuggling over the coming year. The panel considered asking the General Assembly’s investigative agency to conduct the study. But the crime commission’s chairman, Sen. Tommy Norment, says the Joint Leg
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2013 15:05

[Virginia] Roanoke photographer's project explores the lives of tobacco farmers

Sarah Hazlegrove's project on the lives of tobacco farmers worldwide is for a documentary photo book.
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jul 17, 2013 07:56

[Virginia] State Sen. Barbara Favola calls for Gov. McDonnell’s resignation

in response to a story in Wednesday’s Washington Post that Virginia businessman Jonnie R. Williams Sr. had given $70,000 to a corporation owned by McDonnell and his sister, a $50,000 check to first lady Maureen McDonnell and $10,000 to their daughter, Jea
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2013 17:56

[Maryland, New York, Virginia] Police: 2 Ocean City brothers central to cigarette smuggling ring

Basel Ramadan, 42, of Ocean City is the accused boss and ringleader of what authorities are calling an untaxed cigarette distribution enterprise. His brother, Samir Ramadan, 39, another local resident, was his right-hand man who focused on control and di
added May 18, 2013 07:39

[Virginia] South Boston author remembers 'When Tobacco was Good'

In his recently released book, “Once Upon A Time…When Tobacco was Good,” Mills tells of a time in the not so distant past when being in the business of raising tobacco was a very, prestigious and much sought after way of earning a living. A few proud p
South Boston (VA) Gazette-Virginian
added Apr 8, 2013 09:23

[Virginia] Prosecutor seeks to drop case against accused cigarette trafficker defendant

A federal prosecutor filed a motion last week to dismiss an indictment against the last of 10 defendants in a cigarette trafficking case, listing 180 counts and sums of money totaling $20.9 million. The case involved warehouses established by federal an
Northern Virginia Daily
added Mar 6, 2013 14:54

[Virginia] Va. Senate approves ban on smoking in vehicle carrying children

The measure also includes a $100 fine for anyone found guilty. The bill was proposed by Sen. Ralph S. Northam (D-Norfolk), a pediatric neurologist who unsuccessfully pushed for similar legislation in 2011.
Washington Post
added Jan 31, 2013 18:46

[Virginia] Sentencing for 2 firms, exec in Va cigarette case

Two Miami companies have been ordered to forfeit millions of dollars and their president has been sentenced to five years in prison for their roles in the trafficking of contraband cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 19, 2012 02:48

[Virginia] Prosecutor: cigarette cases didn't proceed because of officer investigations

Charges weren't filed because officers being investigated were key witnesses
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Oct 6, 2012 13:45
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