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[Virginia] Richlands approves smoking ban

town council approved a public smoking ordinance that regulates the use of tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaporizers in the town limits. The law prohibits smoking in retail and service establishments, indoor service lines, public buildings, places of entertain
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 18, 2017 01:01
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Not all Virginia schools are 100% tobacco free

A group aimed at stopping teens from using tobacco reported only 26 school divisions in Virginia are 100 percent tobacco free. 24/7 Tobacco-Free Schools is a campaign of Y Street, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth's (VFHY) teen volunteer program,
WTVR TV 6 (Richmond, VA)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:28

[Virginia] EDITORIAL: No place in school for tobacco

Thankfully, the Suffolk School Board has recognized that, as well, having implemented a stringent policy against the use of tobacco and e-cigarettes at school and school-sponsored events last year at the urging of Y Street student volunteers. Thanks to t
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Feb 17, 2017 04:25

[Virginia] 'Smoke Free VT' campaign prepares for legislative review

leaders from both SGA (Student Government Association) and Relay For Life have spearheaded a campaign to protect the health and wellness of students, gathering roughly 2,400 signatures in favor of their cause. Co-Director of Students for Relay For Life at
Collegiate Times (Virginia Tech)
added Feb 13, 2017 14:10

[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

[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] 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
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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
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