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[Virginia] McAuliffe scrutinizes tobacco commission

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration has sent a letter to the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission calling on the commission to provide a detailed account of its spending over the past five years.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 26, 2014 14:36
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[Virginia] Tenants Upset After E-Cigarettes Banned By Section 8 Housing

Tenants are blowing off steam, after receiving a notice sent out by the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority. It details its ban on smoking. According to the notice, tenants living in the J.R. Polly Limeweaver Apartment complex are not allowe
WHSV-TV3 Channel 3 (Harrisonburg, VA)
added Feb 23, 2014 17:08
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[Maryland, Virginia] Vestiges of earlier America, tobacco barns hold allure for preservationists

A Japanese tobacco company is launching a $100,000 pilot grant program this month through Preservation Virginia, a nonprofit group, to help restore tobacco barns. Preservation groups also are promoting private and local government restorations, such as t
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2014 13:57
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[Virginia] Tobacco farmers to be paid in full

Virginia tobacco farmers who may have switched to other crops will be paid in full this year, although officials had said budget cuts endangered about $3.7 million promised to them. The funds are part of the Tobacco Transition Payment Program, commonly c
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Jan 10, 2014 11:21
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[Ireland, USA] Virginia governor slammed by doctor over plain cigarette pack rejection

Brooklyn-born Crown, one of Ireland's leading oncologists, took to Twitter to express his outrage at McDonnell's efforts on behalf of the tobacco companies. Here's just some of the tweets from the New York born Irish Senator Prof John Crown:
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Dec 10, 2013 15:18
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[Virginia] Developing a new device for smoking

founders of AC Greebs have created a portable, durable gravity piece made from stainless steel. It's designed to be dropped into the top of a bottle to create a temporary smoking device. … The name comes from Crowder's initials and a slang term for a bong
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 10, 2013 15:07
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[Virginia] Va. crime panel to discuss cigarette smuggling

Virginia State Crime Commission will study cigarette smuggling over the coming year. The panel considered asking the General Assembly’s investigative agency to conduct the study. But the crime commission’s chairman, Sen. Tommy Norment, says the Joint Leg
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2013 15:05
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[Virginia] Roanoke photographer's project explores the lives of tobacco farmers

Sarah Hazlegrove's project on the lives of tobacco farmers worldwide is for a documentary photo book.
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jul 17, 2013 07:56
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[Virginia] State Sen. Barbara Favola calls for Gov. McDonnell’s resignation

in response to a story in Wednesday’s Washington Post that Virginia businessman Jonnie R. Williams Sr. had given $70,000 to a corporation owned by McDonnell and his sister, a $50,000 check to first lady Maureen McDonnell and $10,000 to their daughter, Jea
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2013 17:56
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[Maryland, New York, Virginia] Police: 2 Ocean City brothers central to cigarette smuggling ring

Basel Ramadan, 42, of Ocean City is the accused boss and ringleader of what authorities are calling an untaxed cigarette distribution enterprise. His brother, Samir Ramadan, 39, another local resident, was his right-hand man who focused on control and di
DelmarvaNow.com
added May 18, 2013 07:39
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