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[Virginia] Richmond City Council snuffs cigarette tax, spurning schools advocates

On a 6-3 vote, the council rejected an 80-cent cigarette tax put forth by Councilman Parker Agelasto. The tax would have generated millions annually that Agelasto proposed dedicating for repairing and maintaining the city's 44 school buildings.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:34
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council to weigh proposed cigarette tax, demolition to clear way for Stone Brewing bistro

Agelasto's proposal has faced pushback from cigarette-manufacturer Altria Group. Convenience store owners have also opposed it, saying a per-pack tax would hurt business by sending customers seeking cigarettes to the counties, where there is no tax.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:33
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[Virginia] To JUUL or not to JUUL?

Some College students are turning to JUULing, a proposed alternative to smoking, as a new way to get the same high that traditional cigarettes offer. While researchers still don’t understand the precise health effects of the product, the JUUL was initial
The Cavalier Daily (U. of Virginia)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:46
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[Virginia] Altria subsidiary asks FDA to review smokeless tobacco brand as a "modified risk" product

Barrington, Altria's chairman and chief executive officer, told investors and analysts last November...“We aspire to be the U.S. leader in authorized, non-combustible reduced-risk products,” Barrington said.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 20, 2018 22:04
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council panel delays action on plan to increase cigarette tax

Stoney opposes levying a per-pack cigarette tax, which he has said is a declining and unsustainable source, to fund city borrowing for school construction. His administration reiterated the concern at the committee’s February meeting, when it first took
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 16, 2018 20:50
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[New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Rocky Mount business owners charged in $25 MILLION cigarette trafficking ring

On January 31st of this year a complaint was filed in the Manhattan New York Federal Court against H&H Distributors located in Rocky Mount. The defendants are ANWAR ALSAIDI, MUSSA HAMZA, SHAREEF HASSAN, AMJED HATU and AKRAM SHAMAKH
Fighting Crime NC
added Mar 14, 2018 23:02
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[Virginia] Scientists seek unfiltered truth about 'light' cigarettes

Scientists from multiple institutions, including a group of addiction neuroscience researchers from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, are gathering evidence under funding from the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute to
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:45
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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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