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[Virginia] A peek inside Cigarette City, USA

Philip Morris USA’s massive manufacturing center just south of downtown could win the nickname Cigarette City. The manufacturing center – or MC, as the company calls it — is celebrating its 40th birthday, and the tobacco giant opened its gates Thursday t
Richmond (VA) BizSense
added Aug 30, 2013 13:22

[Virginia] Lorillard wins lawsuit over Newport knock-off

Greensboro-based cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. has won a lawsuit brought against the makers of a legal psychoactive drug named "Newprot" for trademark infringement.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Aug 14, 2012 15:19

[Virginia] Former president of Va. tobacco company faces charges of evading taxes, falsifying documents

The former president of a South Boston tobacco company has been charged with evading taxes, lying on legally required paperwork and using corporate money for personal items...Kathryn Crabtree Farley... was promoted from vice president to president of Cher
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 7, 2015 17:14

[Virginia] Altria to sell an electronic cigarette

Altria Group Inc. announced Thursday that it plans to introduce its own electronic cigarette this year, putting the nation’s largest tobacco company into a growing category of alternative tobacco products. Henrico County-based Altria, owner of top U.S.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 27, 2013 13:13

[New York, Virginia] Rising cigarette prices spark increase in ‘buttlegging’

New York has “the worst smuggling problem in America,” said Scott Drenkard, with the Tax Foundation. The least one can now legally pay for a pack in New York City is $13, which was recently raised from $10.50. “For someone who smokes cigarettes regular
New York Post
added Jul 29, 2018 14:53

[Virginia] Cigarette-smuggling: The urge to smurf

The growth of the cigarette-resale racket, known to police as “smurfing”, appears tied to a growing government appetite for cash. Since 2007 at least 27 states have raised their cigarette taxes
The Economist
added Nov 26, 2012 08:07

[New York] DUJARDIN/SPEED: Is cigarette trafficking really Virginia's problem?

isn't supplying the nation's largest city with a quarter of its cigarettes a boon — rather than a detriment — to tax receipts here in the Old Dominion? Put another way: Isn't this more the Northeast's problem rather than our own?
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Dec 1, 2014 07:24

[Virginia] Powhatan pair accused of trafficking cigarettes

Two suspected cigarette traffickers are to appear in federal court today on charges of structuring millions of dollars in cash transactions to avoid government reporting requirements. Loveleen Khare, 55, and Jayant J. Khare, 50, of the 2700 block of Dor
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 27, 2012 12:14

[Virginia] Why ATF backed out on Hampton cigarette stings

Bureau, city police worked together until federal agent's crimes came to light
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Oct 1, 2012 15:48

[Virginia] Altria pushes forward on electronic cigarette sales

it plans to start a national rollout of its MarkTen e-cigarette in the second quarter. The expansion of MarkTen follows the company’s recent test marketing of the product in Indiana and Arizona. It also follows Altria’s announcement on Feb. 3 that it woul
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 20, 2014 11:27
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