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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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Justices Unanimously Reverse Ex-Virginia Governor’s Public Corruption Conviction

. The court sent the case back to the trial judge to decide whether there was enough evidence that McDonnell’s conduct fell under the new definition of “official acts.” If so, the judge could order a new trial. If not, the charges will be dismissed.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:16
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[Virginia] 22nd Century Group Inc (NYSEMKT:XXII) To Push For National Nicotine Reduction Policy

company CEO, Henry Sicignano III, would be participating in the 101st Annual Meeting of the Tobacco Merchants Association....“The Future of Nicotine”...the VP of Japan Tobacco International, Jacques Coffeng and a senior VP of NJOY Inc, David Graham would
MMj Reporter
added May 10, 2016 14:30
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[Virginia] Makers of Marlboro Laying Off Workers to Invest in More Vaping

When asked during the call what the company planned to do with the $300 million in savings, [Chief Executive Marty] Barrington declined to offer specifics but did say the company continues to invest in “reduced harm products” such as electronic cigarette
Gizmodo
added Jan 29, 2016 03:04
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