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[Virginia] From the photo archives: When tobacco was king

Lynchburg is steeped in tobacco history. John Lynch, the founder of the Hill City, built his first tobacco warehouse here in 1785. Within a year after the Civil War, Lynchburg had become the largest loose-leaf tobacco market in the world. The dominant c
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Aug 9, 2016 15:45
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[China, Virginia] Why are E-Cigarettes Blowing Up?

The good news is that the products liability laws in states like Virginia recognize legal theories based upon breach of warranties against distributors. Virginia also recognizes joint and several liability, which means that one can sue the manufacturer, d
The Legal Examiner
added Jul 30, 2016 21:09
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[Virginia] Spotsylvania charges New York men with smuggling cigarettes, liquor

arrested three 21-year-old New York men, Akeem Lawson and Kiyonte Carter of Freeport and Dakai Francis of Brooklyn. All three were charged with credit card larceny, conspiracy to commit credit card larceny, transporting alcohol in excess of the legal limi
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Jul 31, 2016 19:36
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[Virginia] Vaping and tobacco use on the rise in Danville

Fewer people are smoking traditional cigarettes but more people are still getting their nicotine from e-cigarettes. Nineteen percent of Virginians use tobacco. That number jumps to 33 percent in the Danville and Pittsylvania County area. Health experts
WDBJ Channel 7 (Roanoke, VA)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:52
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[Virginia] Ask Eli: Banning Smoking in Condos, Part I

There is not any case law in Virginia that establishes smoking as a nuisance, making a successful lawsuit against your neighbor or Association unlikely. Communities that explore a smoking ban should work to find a convenient, safe place for owners and th
ARLnow.com
added Jul 27, 2016 15:02
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[New Jersey, Virginia] N.J. man, Henrico man plead not guilty in cigarette scheme

Two men allegedly involved in trafficking at least $9.5 million in Virginia cigarettes for illegal resale in New Jersey and other states pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday. U.S. District Judges Robert E. Payne set a four-day trial beginning Oct.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jul 27, 2016 03:36
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[Virginia] Tim Kaine: A Self-Effacing Senator in a Sharp-Elbows Era

Mr. Kaine’s legislative victories as governor were few; he was stymied by Republicans when he tried to raise taxes, but persuaded lawmakers to pass a statewide smoking ban in restaurants, an achievement in a tobacco-growing state.
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2016 16:36
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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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[Virginia] Tobacco Farmers Are Joining The Mile High Club

The Guardian just dove into this innovative usage for one of our most denigrated and despised crops, meeting some of the Virginia farmers who’ve been pulling an income from this new phenomenon.
GOOD Magazine
added Jul 13, 2016 16:11
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[Pennsylvania, Virginia] State police find thousands of illegal smokes after traffic stop

State Police arrested the driver for allegedly bag after bag of more than 60,000 illegal cigarettes. John B. Fairchild faces a felony and misdemeanor count of possessing illegal cigarettes following his arrest in Upper Saucon Township. District Judge Jaco
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Jul 11, 2016 22:00
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