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[Virginia] Officials: 'Troubling' Growth of Teen E-Cigarette Usage

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth recently released a report showing that middle school and high school use of traditional cigarettes had dropped considerably from 2001. But executive director Marty Kilgore said e-cigarettes use among teens is "
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 4, 2017 18:06
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[Virginia] Philip Morris International seeks FDA approval for "modified risk" tobacco product

claims the vapor has less than 10 percent of the harmful chemicals found in cigarette smoke, but the FDA will have to verify that claim as part of the agency’s review of the application, which could take more than a year. Tobacco companies cannot make hea
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 7, 2016 02:27
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New York Man Banned From Virginia After Valley Cigarette Smuggling Case

A New York man avoid jail time but is banned from Virginia as part of his conviction for cigarette smuggling. Juan Encarnacion, 48, of Grand Concourse in the Bronx, pleaded guilty to one count each of money laundering and possessing untaxed cigarettes in
Harrisonburg (VA) Daily News-Record
added Aug 12, 2016 20:09
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[Virginia] Spotsylvania charges New York men with smuggling cigarettes, liquor

arrested three 21-year-old New York men, Akeem Lawson and Kiyonte Carter of Freeport and Dakai Francis of Brooklyn. All three were charged with credit card larceny, conspiracy to commit credit card larceny, transporting alcohol in excess of the legal limi
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Jul 31, 2016 19:36
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[Virginia] Hampton's cigarette sting: The whole story

A Daily Press investigation finds that Hampton police ran a secret, undercover sting operation for 18 months -- and churned through more than $4 million, much of it without documentation -- while producing no arrests. The operation targeted black market
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Jun 11, 2016 14:51
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[Virginia] Roanoke Senator seeks to end Tobacco fund

A Roanoke Senator has introduced legislation to defund the Tobacco Commission and send the money to the Medicaid program. John Edwards...introduced a bill to repeal the enabling legislation of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission. The bill also
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 2, 2016 14:40
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[Virginia] PFISTERER: E-cigs: one dirty vice replaces another

no way am I ever going back. And I’m not going to try e-cigarettes either. They’re just another way to get you hooked on nicotine. Been there, done that and wised up. I’m just grateful I quit for good.
Staunton (VA) Daily News Leader
added Nov 16, 2015 04:02
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[China, Virginia] Tobacco production climbs steadily in county, bucking trend

here in Mecklenburg County production of flue-cured leaf is on the rebound as demand for the product in China, India and Southeast Asia continues to climb. In the past five years, Mecklenburg County’s tobacco production has increased nearly 14 percent. T
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Aug 27, 2015 12:48
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[Michigan, New York, Virginia] State, federal agents and cigarette smugglers set up fake storefronts in King George County

The notion that King George is “fast becoming the cigarette smuggling capital of the East Coast” does not sit well with King George Supervisor Ruby Brabo, whose district includes the cigarette outlets. “It certainly is not how I wish to see our county br
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Apr 13, 2015 11:38
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[Virginia] Hampton police lawsuit hearing provides more details into cigarette operation

Attorneys sparred in court Wednesday over potential witnesses in two defamation lawsuits prompted by a failed undercover cigarette operation run by Hampton's police department.
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Feb 12, 2015 10:45
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