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[Virginia] Ask Eli: Arlington Condo Becomes First To Ban Smoking

With over 300 residential units and several ground-level commercial suites, Hyde Park is the first condominium in Arlington to successfully amend their bylaws to go smoke-free. With the new bylaw, smoking is now banned in every part of Hyde Park, includ
ARLnow.com
added Mar 7, 2018 03:59
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[Virginia] Back in the Day | Sit-down protests spread to Portsmouth

1993 • A new policy implemented earlier this month aboard the Norfolk-based carrier Theodore Roosevelt restricts smoking to seven bathrooms aboard the ship. Recently, studies revealing the dangers of secondhand smoke have prompted the ship’s officers to
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Feb 18, 2018 18:33
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[Virginia] Editorial: Altria delivers more good news from the GOP tax cuts

Now that companies are handing out bonuses and raises, liberal Democrats have realized they can no longer pretend the tax cut does nothing for the middle class. So they have shifted tactics. Pelosi has dismissed the raises and bonuses as “crumbs.” To som
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 00:43
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[Virginia] Altria Group will pay $3,000 bonus to all non-executive employees

said it also plans to set aside $35 million over three years for philanthropic programs in the communities where it has operations, focusing particularly on nonprofit programs in youth development and workforce preparedness. The money is in addition to th
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 00:29
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[Virginia] Caroline schools strengthen tobacco-free policy

Caroline County Public Schools recently strengthened its tobacco policy, becoming a 100 percent tobacco- and e-cigarette-free division. The Caroline School Board adopted recommendations presented by two local teen volunteers with Y Street, a program of
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Jan 24, 2018 04:44
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[Virginia] Altria seeks state review of tax policy on new 'reduced risk' tobacco products

Tobacco giant Altria is asking its home state of Virginia to take a fresh look at the way it taxes tobacco products, especially those based on new technology that federal regulators find would pose less health risk than cigarettes. Sen. Emmett Hanger, R
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jan 21, 2018 16:45
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[Virginia] $7.4 million in tobacco money flows to regional economic projects

Danville and Pittsylvania County will be receiving more than $7.4 million from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission to get economic development projects going, Delegate Danny Marshall said on Wednesday. The commission met Tuesday in Richmond to m
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jan 11, 2018 01:21
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[Virginia] CCAM Announces $12.65 Million In Federal And State Funds To Build Apprentice Academy

We will build upon the current workforce training network from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission's (TRRC) partnership with CCAM, including the Advanced Manufacturing Centers of Excellence and the Transitioning Veteran's Programs located in Vir
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 01:00
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New York man sentenced to more than 3 years for trafficking cigarettes from Virginia

A Staten Island man involved in the illegal trafficking of more than a half-million packs of cigarettes from Virginia to New York City was sentenced to more than three years in prison Wednesday. In pleading guilty in September to conspiracy to traffic i
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jan 12, 2018 03:57
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[Virginia] DONNIE JOHNSTON: Will more warnings about smoking really work?

So don’t expect “smoking kills” labeling to cripple the tobacco industry. We are a weak society where everyone needs a crutch and if tobacco does the trick then our young people will light up. And if a cigarette doesn’t satisfy their needs, then they wi
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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