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[Virginia] Bill seeks to ban outdoor smoking at performances

Virginians may have to put out their cigarettes before entering an outdoor performance because of a bill that emerged from the state Senate on a tiebreaker vote Tuesday. Senate Bill 938 would allow local governments to designate nonsmoking areas in an ou
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Feb 8, 2017 16:29
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[Virginia] Appellate Group Of The Year: Jones Day ($$)

Once again, Jones Day made a big splash at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2016, taking on some of most high profile legal matters including ... former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell’s corruption case, earning it a spot as one of...
added Feb 6, 2017 18:18

[Virginia] Legislators snuff out Wythe's tobacco tax plans

Virginia legislators recently struck down bills that would allow counties to tax cigarette sales and add hundreds of thousands of extra dollars to their revenue stream. Wythe County officials lobbied hard for the bill, which was sponsored by Delegate Jef
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 7, 2017 16:22
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[Virginia] New legislation could allow alcohol in cigar shops

New legislation in the Virginia General Assembly could allow cigar shops to serve limited alcohol with their smokes. Introduced by Del. Steve Landes, R-Weyers Cave, House Bill 2220 is currently in a House subcommittee and will be heard Tuesday.
Staunton (VA) Daily News Leader
added Feb 4, 2017 17:54

[Virginia] Bipartisan Support to Clarify Cigarette Butts are Litter

The legislation, sponsored by Democratic Del. Sam Rasoul, makes clear in Virginia code that the butts count as litter. Republican Del. Jackson Miller, a former police officer, said the legislation was needed because some judges are dismissing ticket
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 27, 2017 14:28

[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

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

[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

[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

[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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