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[Virginia] ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Money

Though the company has used its tobacco profits to support charitable and educational works for decades, what's new now is that its $60-million corporate giving program is suddenly being dwarfed by a $100-million-a-year image-rebuilding campaign launched
The American Prospect
added Dec 1, 2017 17:49
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[Virginia] DONNIE JOHNSTON: Will more warnings about smoking really work?

So don’t expect “smoking kills” labeling to cripple the tobacco industry. We are a weak society where everyone needs a crutch and if tobacco does the trick then our young people will light up. And if a cigarette doesn’t satisfy their needs, then they wi
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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[Virginia] Altria makes a minority investment in a rapidly growing Chesterfield-based chain of e-cigarette shops

has invested in a Chesterfield County-based chain that has grown to become the largest U.S. retailer of vaping devices...made a minority investment in Avail Vapor LLC, an executive for Altria said Thursday at a meeting of industry analysts and investors h
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Nov 3, 2017 22:39
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[Virginia] New York Man Sentenced for Smuggling Contraband Cigarettes

Lee and another New York City resident traveled from New York City to Fredericksburg and Springfield in order to purchase bulk quantities of Virginia tax-stamped cigarettes from a Fredericksburg gas station owner. After completing their purchases, the pai
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[Virginia] DAHL: Vital Signs: Need help kicking the habit? Skip electronic smoking devices

The belief that ESDs are less harmful than conventional cigarettes is still debatable. There is not enough research to show ESDs are effective in helping people quit, and they are not FDA-approved quit aids. ESDs have helped some people quit, but others
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Oct 16, 2017 05:59
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[Virginia] Danville Harvest Jubilee ro feature a tobacco auctioneer demonstration

The demonstration, set to take the stage prior to Trace Adkins, will feature renowned auctioneers Sandy Houston, John Kessler, Mac Burnette, Ralph Tyndall and Mitch Ashby, according to a news release from Danville Parks and Recreation. Danville Harvest
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Oct 8, 2017 10:09
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[Virginia] Man accused of stealing more than $800,000 from Richmond-based tobacco trade association

Federal authorities are accusing the co-founder of a tobacco trade association of stealing more than $833,000 from it over a five-year period. Ronald Tully, 57...the scheme, which victimized the Council of Independent Tobacco Manufacturers of America, be
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 6, 2017 02:49
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Certified-organic cigarettes? Tobacco is big organic business in Virginia

Virginia’s USDA-certified organic farms produced $18.5 million in certified-organic tobacco, according to the The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. That accounts for 33 percent of the state’s organically produced c
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Sep 24, 2017 14:28
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[Virginia] Community meeting helps set the stage for new "smoke free" public housing policy

The new "smoke free" policy for public housing goes into effect in July 2018, so community meetings are helping people learn more. It's a chance to make living conditions healthier at places like Crescent Halls, but some saw a new "smoke free" policy as
WCAV/WVAW/WAHU (Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)
added Sep 21, 2017 17:12
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[Virginia] Biz Bites: Local business highlights from the past week: altria expansion

Plans call for a four-story, 170,000-square-foot addition on the north side of the corporate headquarters building at 6601 W. Broad St., along with a 481-space parking garage east of the current building and an elevated bridge connecting the parking deck
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 17, 2017 14:04
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