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[Virginia] UVA researching reduced-nicotine cigarettes, looking for study participants

UVA is doing a study to see if exercise and reduced-nicotine cigarettes can ease withdrawal symptoms. According to the university, the researchers will give one group of participants regular cigarettes, and the other groups will get reduced-nicotine cigar
WSET-TV 13 (Lynchburg, VA)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:47
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[Virginia] Police: Driver crashes car after E-cigarette explodes in her lap

A driver's exploding e-cigarette caused a crash in Tempe Tuesday, according to Tempe police. A police spokesperson said a woman was leaving a driveway onto Southern Avenue near Dorsey Lane when her e-cigarette exploded in her lap, catching fire.
WVEC-TV 13 (Norfolk, VA)
added Apr 16, 2017 20:06
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[Virginia] Officials: 'Troubling' Growth of Teen E-Cigarette Usage

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth recently released a report showing that middle school and high school use of traditional cigarettes had dropped considerably from 2001. But executive director Marty Kilgore said e-cigarettes use among teens is "
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 4, 2017 18:06
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[Montana, Virginia] Shadowy DC organization urges opposition to cigarette tax bill, collects emails

a Virginia-based organization that does not disclose its donors nor its spending has launched an online campaign to attack Gov. Steve Bullock and to fight a bill that would increase the state’s tobacco tax....“Paid for by American Potential.”
The Missoulian
added Apr 2, 2017 01:30
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[New York, Virginia] NY Times Demand Records on ATF Tobacco Smuggling

According to the lawsuit, “at the same time the ATF was tightening its tobacco enforcement policies, some of its Virginia-based agents were engaged in a practice that more closely resembled tobacco smuggling. The profits of this ATF-led tobacco-smuggling
Courthouse News
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[Virginia] Interdisciplinary research team studies whether using e-cigarettes while pregnant causes craniofacial birth defects

E-cigarettes are touted as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but they could pose alarming risks to children in utero, Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have found.
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
added Mar 22, 2017 15:17
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[Virginia] Discarded smoking material caused apartment fire that displaced 21 people, killed one pet

12 apartments were left uninhabitable by the blaze, which displaced 20 adults and one child, along with a number of cats and dogs. One cat died in the fire.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 6, 2017 02:26
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[New York, Virginia] Man Sentenced for Operating Credit Card Forgery Lab

Murray and his conspirators used these counterfeit cards to conduct unauthorized purchases of high-end electronics and cigarettes, which they then resold for cash in Hampton Roads and New York state.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Mar 2, 2017 18:31
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[Virginia] Acting Solicitor General: Who Is Noel Francisco?

Francisco also won the appeal of former Republican Governor Bob McDonnell of Virginia, who’d been convicted of taking bribes from someone who wanted his product promoted in state government. Francisco persuaded the court that while McDonnell had taken the
AllGov.com
added Mar 9, 2017 17:40
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[New York, Virginia] ARCHIVE: A.T.F. Filled Secret Bank Account With Millions From Shadowy Cigarette Sales

Working from an office suite behind a Burger King in southern Virginia, operatives used a web of shadowy cigarette sales to funnel tens of millions of dollars into a secret bank account. They weren’t known smugglers, but rather agents from the Bureau of A
New York Times
added Sep 8, 2017 15:29
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