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[Virginia] JTI Leaf Services expanding in Danville

"Tobacco is alive and well in Danville," said Steve Daniels, CEO of JTI Leaf Services. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 the tobacco company in Danville, Virginia announced the opening of their brand new 110,000 square foot tobacco storage facility. Housed in there
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28
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[Virginia] Wyndham man pleads guilty in multi-million dollar cigarette trafficking case

A Henrico County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a black market cigarette scheme that prosecutors said sold $15 million a year in illicit cigarettes. Fu Chen, 43, pleaded guilty to two felony charges that involve possessing more than 40,000
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 22, 2017 19:33
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[Virginia] Popular gamer mysteriously dies during 24-hr charity livestream

Vigneault, 35, was known for chain smoking and drinking during his sessions, and according to YouTube Channel LiveStreamFails, Vigneault had been streaming for some 20 hours a day for seven days straight.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:39
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[New York, Virginia, West Virginia] Maryland man pleads guilty to unlawful cigarette smuggling

Alsaidi participated in a cigarette smuggling operation designed to transport large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. He pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Contraband Cigarettes” and faces up to f
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:59
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[Virginia] Global tobacco reps learn about quality U.S. leaf

Visitors from almost a dozen countries recently learned about tobacco grown in what several people referred to as “the greatest tobacco region in the world.” Representatives from Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Greece, Jordan, the Netherlands, the Philippines
Augusta Free Press (Waynesboro, VA)
added Aug 31, 2015 11:06
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[Virginia] Cigarette campaign divides university

The JMU chapter of Colleges Against Cancer brought a bill of opinion before the JMU Student Government Association on March 31 that would eliminate all smoking on campus.
The Breeze (James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA)
added Apr 7, 2015 17:47
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: VIRGINIA IS PART OF THE CIGARETTE SMUGGLING PROBLEM, BUT ALSO PART OF THE SOLUTION?

Virginia State Crime Commission seeks to enhance the Commonwealth’s ability to stop the problem at the source. On Dec. 2, the commission, which is primarily composed of state lawmakers, decided to propose laws geared towards preventing future cigarette s
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 1, 2015 11:38
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[New York, Virginia] Big-time cigarette smuggler busted on Staten Island with half-million illegal smokes, DA says

Michael Zekry, of Willowbrook, who allegedly ran an extensive cigarette smuggling operation with hundreds of residential and commercial clients on both Staten Island and Brooklyn, was pulled over Wednesday while driving in New Springville, Donovan said.
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Nov 8, 2014 14:29
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[Virginia] $50 million tobacco complex in Chester

Philip Morris USA will spend about $50 million on a 118-acre tobacco storage complex off Bermuda Hundred Road, Chesterfield's economic development department reports. The location will store raw materials used in tobacco products, according to the county
Petersburg (VA) Progress-Index
added May 29, 2014 01:04
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Across tobacco country, crops wilt from rain

Fields all over tobacco country have been soaked, and without a good stretch of dry weather in coming weeks, Elliott's predicament could play out many times over. In Kentucky alone, the nation's second-leading producer, the toll could hit as much as $100
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 13, 2013 22:12
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