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[Virginia] Tobacco barn restoration project enters fourth year

Preservation Virginia’s Tobacco Barns Mini-Grants Project will receive an additional $100,000 from JTI to repair and restore more old tobacco barns in Pittsylvania and Halifax counties, and Caswell County in North Carolina, said Preservation Virginia Fie
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jan 27, 2017 05:20
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Party-Line Vote Protects Child Labor at Tobacco Farms in Virginia

In an unrecorded party-line vote, House Republicans killed a bill Tuesday evening that would have cracked down on child labor at tobacco farms in Virginia. Two Democrats on the panel voted against killing the bill, although they were unable to persuade th
Oak Hill and Herndon (VA) Connection
added Jan 25, 2017 14:57
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[New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia] Police nab alleged cigarette smugglers during I-78 traffic stop in Upper Macungie

Three men who police say were smuggling cigarettes from Virginia to New York were stopped and arrested Monday night on Interstate 78 in Upper Macungie Township, according to court records. The three men, all from Astoria, N.Y., were in a minivan stopped
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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[Virginia] Henrico-based Altria Group buys Nat Sherman premium cigar, cigarette businesses

“Nat Sherman premium cigarettes are in a class of their own,” said George Koebel, owner of four Havana Connections cigar stores in the Richmond area and one in Williamsburg that sell Nat Sherman cigars and cigarettes. “It is a luxury brand,” said Koebel,
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[Virginia] Sentencing delayed for man guilty in cigarette trafficking

A 30-year-old Palestinian who helped illegally traffic at least $9.5 million in cigarettes from Virginia to other states almost avoided any jail time Thursday. Issa Qatrawi, pleaded guilty in federal court in September to a charge of conspiracy to traff
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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[Virginia] BENTLEY: Vaping Is Not a Gateway to Smoking, New Study Shows

But far from being the smoking gun finally proving e-cigarettes are a gateway to their tobacco-filled rivals, the study itself finds there is still absolutely no evidence of a gateway effect from vaping to regular cigarette use.
Reason Magazine
added Jan 10, 2017 18:58
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[Virginia] GLANTZ: Starting with e-cigs triples odds of starting cigarettes among college students; the evidence just keeps piling up

followed 3757 students at Virginia Commonwealth University for a year to examine the relationship between e-cigarette use among never cigarette smokers at the beginning and whether they were smoking conventional cigarettes a year later. They found, contr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 5, 2017 16:42
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[Virginia] E-Cigarette Explosions

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The Legal Examiner
added Dec 23, 2016 13:48
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[Virginia] Brian Donohue column: Protecting big tobacco puts lives at risk

The time has come for Virginia legislators to take advantage of the opportunities to pass evidence-based laws and policies that are proven to save lives and money, especially in the area of tobacco control. We simply can’t wait any longer to take action w
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 20, 2016 16:24
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[Virginia] Philip Morris International seeks FDA approval for "modified risk" tobacco product

claims the vapor has less than 10 percent of the harmful chemicals found in cigarette smoke, but the FDA will have to verify that claim as part of the agency’s review of the application, which could take more than a year. Tobacco companies cannot make hea
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 7, 2016 02:27
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