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[New York, Virginia] Cigarette Smuggling: It Adds Up

So no one actually got murdered. But the “Tobacco Trail” continues to tempt crooks large and small, frustrating law enforcement, hurting honest small-business owners, and costing states a fortune in lost tax revenue. Oh, and cigarettes will still kill yo
Pacific standard magazine and PSMag.com
added Dec 6, 2013 18:42
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[Virginia] BENNETT: Big tobacco and higher education

it is still embraced by many of the nation's colleges. The industry clearly has targeted higher ed connections . . . Altria, maker of Marlboro, the biggest selling cigarette brand in the U.S., is a case in point. Execs and directors of the Virginia-bas
Muckety
added May 13, 2013 03:08
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[Virginia] DOUGHERTY: County needs to butt out when it comes to smokers

Perhaps you read about Hyland's heavy-handed efforts in Tuesday's Pilot. Headlined, "Kick the habit or else," this is apparently the supervisor's second attempt to meddle in the personal lives of employees.
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Nov 28, 2012 04:52
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[Virginia] Defendant in $20M cigarette sale case agrees to plead guilty

A defendant in a 10-member ring accused of money laundering and illegal cigarette sales of more than $20 million agreed Wednesday to plead guilty, according to document filed in U.S. District Court.
Northern Virginia Daily
added Sep 1, 2012 21:46
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[Virginia] 2012 Shareholder Meetings -- Tobacco

Here are reports on three tobacco shareholder meetings in 2012. / 2012 Reynolds American, Inc., RAI / 2012 Philip Morris International, PMI -- to be added soon / 2012 Altria -- to be added soon
Virginia GASP
added May 29, 2012 14:04
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[Virginia] DAHL: Vital Signs: Need help kicking the habit? Skip electronic smoking devices

The belief that ESDs are less harmful than conventional cigarettes is still debatable. There is not enough research to show ESDs are effective in helping people quit, and they are not FDA-approved quit aids. ESDs have helped some people quit, but others
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Oct 16, 2017 05:59
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[Virginia] A "long -term evolution" for tobacco giant: 10 years after opening, Altria's research center in Richmond tackles changing environment

“This has been an analog business for hundreds of years,” he said of tobacco. “If you look at cigars, cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, I would call that the analog execution of tobacco.” “Now what you have is digital involvement in the tobacco space,”
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 28, 2017 05:03
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[Virginia] NEW YORK TAX EVASION CASE SHOWS THAT STATE ATTEMPTS TO BAN ‘BUTTLEGGING’ AREN’T JUST SMOKE AND MIRRORS

The UPS case illustrates “how far some companies must go to police the activities of their customers in an era when online sales have greatly increased the number of packages being shipped,” in the words of Bloomberg News’ Erik Larson. The March opinion
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:37
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[North Carolina, Virginia] ARCHIVE: In New York, a Black Market For Illegal Cigarettes Thrives

There has long been a black market for cigarettes in New York. Organized crime would distribute untaxed cartons -- which usually just "fell off a truck" -- at mob establishments. But the current commerce is more do-it-yourself, at least for now, police a
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 14, 2016 15:50
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-Control Policies in Tobacco-Growing States: Where TobaccoWas King [FREE FULL TEXT]

Master Settlement Agreement,...the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ increasing use of foreign tobacco led to a rift between the companies and tobacco farmers.  In 2003, the first comprehensive smoke-free local law was passed in a major tobac
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 13, 2015 13:40
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