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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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[Virginia] A timeline of key events in Hampton cigarette sting ($$)

Spring 2010: A special agent with the federal bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Clifford D. Posey, approaches Hampton about running an undercover cigarette case.
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Sep 30, 2012 15:14
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Altria: For the arts

Although Altria is not alone, it still sets standards for public involvement. Its efforts make Richmond a better place. . . . Altria's presence generates gratitude.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jul 20, 2012 02:10
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[New York, Virginia] Alleged cigarette trafficker charged in federal court; authorities say he made $2.2 million in two years

A New York man has been charged by federal authorities with conspiracy to traffic Virginia cigarettes to New York City for illegal resale. Wen Hang Zhao, of Staten Island, was named in a four-page criminal complaint Wednesday that among other things see
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 4, 2017 20:09
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[Virginia] Altria Group CEO touts 'outstanding year' for company, addresses company's critics

While about 50 teenagers demonstrated outside, the top executive for tobacco giant Altria Group Inc. told its shareholders Thursday that the company had “another outstanding year” in 2016. “Our business fundamentals remain strong,” said Martin J. Barrin
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 19, 2017 05:30
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[Virginia] Couple sentenced for massive cigarette trafficking operation based in Wyndham home

prosecutors say oversaw a multimillion-dollar cigarette trafficking operation will each be incarcerated and have to pay tens of thousands of dollars in civil penalties, a judge ruled Wednesday. Prosecutor Michael Feinmel said Qiuyue Chen, 36, was the mai
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 11, 2017 20:04
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Virginia Police Bust Migrant Gang Smuggling Cigarettes for $30 Million

alleged criminals included a diverse set of migrants from Iraq, Egypt, Morocco, and Mauritania...smuggling was also tied to many other crimes...allegedly stole rental cars...media outlets have downplayed police statements that the suspects are foreign nat
breitbart.com
added May 11, 2017 19:45
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