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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Virginia] Va. crime commission gets study on extent of illegal cigarette trade

The Virginia State Crime Commission received a surprising report Wednesday on black-market cigarette trafficking, in which Virginia is a major player.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 6, 2012 13:43
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[Virginia] This American Town Was Left to Die, and Suddenly Economists Care

South Boston's National Tobacco Festival was once a mammoth event. A promotional picture from 1938 is on display in the lobby of the Prizery building (now a performing arts center), where R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company once pressed leaves into barrels.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51
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VIRGINIA CIGARETTE TRAFFICKING

an experienced attorney, who has a history of successfully representing clients who have been charged with trafficking, will be able to mount a defense worthy of defeating the state’s best prosecutors. Do Not Hesitate to Contact a Leesburg Criminal Defen
Simms Showers LLP
added Jul 20, 2017 19:34
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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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