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[Virginia] VIDEO: Public housing residents reacting to no smoking rule

HUD gave local agencies 18 months to get onboard, but the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority is facing resistance. One woman said, "They need to stop treating us like animals." Other residents said CRHA should be worried about fixing t
WCAV/WVAW/WAHU (Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)
added Jun 27, 2017 22:37
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[Virginia] Tobacco ban looms at city's public housing sites

A longtime Southern cash crop soon will be banned from public housing sites across the country. But the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority could meet some difficulties enforcing a new smoke-free policy that all public housing agencies m
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Jun 27, 2017 14:42
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[Virginia] Vital Signs: Create smoke-free environments for your family

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Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Jun 25, 2017 22:50
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[New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Bronx cigarette smuggling could be financing more than just fancy houses and jewels; police worry about terror funding

Jean Walsh told PIX11 her office is still working to track all the money, but she and the NYPD, along with state investigators and federal agents, are well aware of how cigarette smuggling has been tied to terror funding in the past. Going way back to 1
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Jun 19, 2017 16:37
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[Virginia] SWEDA: Snowflakes Are Found in 84 Degree Richmond: The 2017 Altria Group Annual Shareholders Meeting

I was able to begin the Question and Answer session..."do you understand why there are shareholders who believe that the tobacco litigation problem is no longer simply ‘manageable’?” Mr. Barrington’s response was, while acknowledging these and other rece
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:36
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[Virginia] Philip Morris USA has new top executive

K.C. Crosthwaite has been named president and CEO of Philip Morris USA...He replaces Clifford B. Fleet, who had served as president and CEO of Philip Morris USA since November 2013, a spokesman for the company said Friday.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 5, 2017 21:09
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[Virginia] NEW YORK TAX EVASION CASE SHOWS THAT STATE ATTEMPTS TO BAN ‘BUTTLEGGING’ AREN’T JUST SMOKE AND MIRRORS

The UPS case illustrates “how far some companies must go to police the activities of their customers in an era when online sales have greatly increased the number of packages being shipped,” in the words of Bloomberg News’ Erik Larson. The March opinion
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:37
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[USA, North Carolina, Virginia] After nearly 3 weeks on the run, both escaped prisoners in custody in Mexico

Qazah was sentenced in the Western District of North Carolina in 2012 to 18 years in prison for his role in a cigarette smuggling ring operating in North and South Carolina from August 2009 to November 2011. Mohamed was sentenced in the Eastern District
US Embassy and Consulates in Mexico (mx)
added May 30, 2017 23:40
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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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[New York, Virginia] Fredericksburg Gas Station Owner Pleads Guilty to Cigarette Trafficking

Ekelemu opened business memberships at various wholesale clubs and with wholesale cigarette distributors in Virginia, and subsequently used those business memberships to make sales-tax-free purchases of more than $7.1 million worth of Virginia-stamped cig
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 19, 2017 21:33
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