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[Virginia] Discarded smoking material caused apartment fire that displaced 21 people, killed one pet

12 apartments were left uninhabitable by the blaze, which displaced 20 adults and one child, along with a number of cats and dogs. One cat died in the fire.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 6, 2017 02:26
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[District of Columbia, Virginia] Hampton cigarette sting began unraveling after concern over steak dinners

While there, the group — attending a tobacco conference sponsored by cigarette-maker Philip Morris — went out for a steak dinner. When the check came, Cpl. Chris Lyon took the check and paid for it with a credit card, Covington testified in Hampton Circ
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Jun 11, 2016 14:52
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[Virginia] McDonnell v. United States: On Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit REPLY BRIEF FOR PETITIONER (PDF)

THE GOVERNMENT’S DEFINITION OF OFFICIAL ACTION IS BARRED, BASELESS, AND BOUNDLESS...The Government Rejects This Court’s Unanimous Sun-Diamond Decision...The Evidence Fails Under The Correct Legal Rule... The Jury Instructions Failed To Convey The Correct
Jones Day
added May 16, 2016 20:29
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[Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia] 2 face arraignment in nearly $10M cigarette trafficking case

Two New Jersey residents charged in a nearly $10 million cigarette trafficking scheme face arraignment in Virginia. The hearing for 39-year-old Eyad Salahedin and 37-year-old Laila Alayat is set for Thursday morning in U.S. District Court in Richmond.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2016 15:35
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] GLANTZ: New paper, "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king," shows why progress is happening there

Amanda Fallin and I just published "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king" in Millbank Quarterly that explains why, after years of lagging the rest of the country, progress on tobacco control is now taking place there
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:37
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[New York, Virginia] ANN COULTER LETTER: DYING FOR A CIGARETTE IN NYC

not a “history” of racism; it’s the left’s maniacal pursuit of taxes — the precise reason cops were arresting Eric Garner...The very week...New York City’s Law Department was drafting a groundbreaking civil racketeering suit against...Discount Tobacco of
Human Events
added Jan 9, 2015 12:59
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[Virginia] General Assembly wants to puff out cigarette trafficking

A half-dozen proposals up for consideration Tuesday before the Virginia State Crime Commission include requiring retail tobacco sellers to obtain a license or permit, now a requirement in 36 other states...organized crime continues to use Virginia, which
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Dec 2, 2014 08:09
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[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
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[Virginia] 7 things you should know about VA's mysterious tobacco commission

The little talked about Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission made headlines earlier this month when former state senator Phillip Puckett resigned and prepared to take a job with the group. The results of a five-month-o
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 25, 2014 13:19
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[District of Columbia, Virginia] LETTER: Alexandria’s smoking ban lights the way for D.C.

Regarding the Aug. 10 editorial “Stubbing out secondhand smoke”: The D.C. Council is on the right track with its legislation to prohibit smoking in certain outdoor areas. I am proud to say that Alexandria was the first jurisdiction in Virginia to addre
Washington Post
added Aug 13, 2013 10:00
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