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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

[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 (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 25, 2014 13:19

[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

[Virginia] Lawsuit filed in cigarette op fallout

A former lieutenant has sued ex-Hampton Police Chief Charles Jordan and ex-Major Edward Lattimore for just under $4 million. The plaintiff, James Crotts, worked as a lieutenant for the Hampton Police Division throughout an undercover cigarette sting. In
WAVY-TV 10 (Portsmouth, VA)
added Feb 22, 2013 04:07

[Virginia] TMA Hosts Conference on Illicit Trade in Tobacco

Federal officials, tobacco industry executives, professors and other experts will gather on Feb. 19 to discuss the persistent illicit trade in tobacco products such as large-scale interstate trafficking of tobacco products ... sponsored by the Tobacco Mer
PR Web
added Feb 19, 2013 18:22

[Mississippi, Virginia, Washington] Tupelo makes deal over Indian raid lawsuit

TUPELO – City officials agree Tupelo police will stay off Yakama Indian Nation lands in Washington State. The City Council approved the decision Tuesday night, apparently as a condition to settle a 2011 lawsuit after federal and local authorities storme
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Feb 15, 2013 11:36

[Virginia] Va. Senate approves bill to ban smoking on beaches

Virginia’s Senate has approved legislation that would permit localities to tell smokers to butt out at public beaches. Sen. Ralph Northam, D-Norfolk, said his SB 1253 was inspired by Virginia Beach civic league fed up with the sight of cigarette detritu
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Feb 4, 2013 22:36

[Virginia] Va. Lawmakers Take Aim at Cigarette Trafficking

Lawmakers are aiming to impose harsher penalties on cigarette traffickers in Virginia, where officials say low excise taxes have made it an attractive base for smugglers who can sell smokes on the black market in nearby states and funnel the profits to o
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 06:43

[Virginia] Star Scientific CEO, shareholders investing $20 million

CEO also cuts own pay to $1 a month until company is profitable
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Nov 18, 2012 10:58

[Asia-pacific, Australia, USA, Virginia] Big Tobacco warning at free-trade talks

Delegates attending trans-Pacific free-trade negotiations in the United States are being warned their countries could end up like Australia if they agree to allow corporations to sue governments in international courts.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 11, 2012 12:21
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