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[Virginia] Public housing officials enforce federal ban on smoking

Public housing authority executives say their local agencies met or exceeded the nationwide Aug. 1 federal deadline for turning their properties into no-smoking zones. Not everyone is happy about it, they report, but reactions have been mixed. People w
Coalfield.com (The Coalfield Progress, The Dickenson (VA) Star and The Post)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:17
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[West Virginia] Virginia business owner ordered to forfeit $14.3 million for cigarette smuggling

A Clear Brook, Va. business owner was sentenced Wednesday to two years and six months in federal prison and ordered to forfeit $14.2 million for unlawful cigarette smuggling. Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh also ordered Charanjit Singh, also known
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[Virginia, West Virginia] Man sentenced in cigarette smuggling

Charanjit Singh, also known as Tony Chawla, didn’t heed the warning. The Wilmington, Del., man, and owner of a Clear Brook cigarette outlet, was sentenced Monday to 30 months in federal prison... Singh owned three stores and smuggled cigarettes through B
Winchester (VA) Star
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[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
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[Virginia] End to smoking good thing for SRHA

Smoking in Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority-owned buildings will soon be a thing of the past, and that’s a good thing... We believe SRHA should go one step farther than the HUD regulation, though, and disallow smoking anywhere on its propertie
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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[Virginia] South Boston cuts proposed smoking tax to 10 cents

South Boston Town Council will return in July to vote on a 10 cent per-pack cigarette tax — lowered significantly from the original plan to impose a 25 cent tax. Council members agreed to bring the revised tax proposal up for a July 9 public hearing, wh
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Jun 28, 2018 21:39
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[Virginia, West Virginia] Va. man pleads guilty in cigarette smuggling case

A Haymarket man has pleaded guilty to cigarette smuggling between 2011-2014 when he owned the Olde Stone Truck Stop in Clear Brook, according to a news release from the U.S. federal prosecutor’s office in the Northern District of West Virginia.
Winchester (VA) Star
added Jun 28, 2018 15:00
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[Virginia] Back in the Day | June 1966 - Bill Deal & the Rhondels at The Peppermint

ODU will ban smoking in all of its buildings. Students will not be able to smoke in their dorm rooms, and professors cannot light up in their offices. Recent studies showing the dangers of secondhand smoke prompted the action.
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Jun 24, 2018 15:46
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[Virginia] CASEY: Bike fix-it man mixes cycling with anti-smoking advocacy

John Smiley, 75, doubts he'd be with us today if he hadn't quit a three-pack-a-day habit in 1983. He spreads his anti-tobacco fervor at Smiley's Bikeworks, behind The Green Goat bar and grill in Wasena, where rehabbed two-wheelers are very affordable. Re
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jun 21, 2018 13:49
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[New York, Virginia] Possible cigarette smuggling investigated

A suspected cigarette smuggler who purchased smokes in Georgia stood to more than double his money by reselling them in New York, according to state police. Isaiah Cameron Johnson was stopped March 30 in Frederick County on Interstate 81 by the 323 entr
Winchester (VA) Star
added Jun 7, 2018 06:04
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