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[Virginia] Danville Fire Department stresses the danger of throwing cigarette butts on the ground

Monday, firefighters responded to four small fires caused by discarded cigarette butts. One fire happened in the mulch in the median along Riverside Dr. near the YMCA, the other three happened in grassy medians along Riverside Dr.
WSLS Newschannel 10 (Roanoke, VA)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:15
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[Virginia] Public’s help needed to develop Tobacco Commission’s priorities

The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (TRRC) was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1999 as a mechanism to manage proceeds awarded to the state from the national tobacco settlement. Since that time, the Commission has awarded nearly 2,000
Chatham (VA) Star-Tribune
added Apr 6, 2016 22:00
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[Virginia] ROBERT F. MCDONNELL, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Respondent. On Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (PDF)

case against Governor McDonnell centers on his interactions with Jonnie R. Williams, Sr., who was CEO of a Virginia-based public company, Star Scientific. Specifically, the Government alleged that Williams provided benefits to the Governor and his fa
Jones Day
added Mar 26, 2016 21:46

[Virginia] MILOV/SEO: Governor shouldn't sign smoking-fine bill

The new law threatens the Fourth Amendment right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures without providing substantial benefits to public health. The new law relies on the police for enforcement, but it doesn’t authorize officers to stop driver
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 23, 2016 15:01

[Virginia] Danville company uses engineered tobacco plant to create new jet fuel

Finding alternative uses for tobacco plants brought Tyton BioEnergy Systems to the Danville area a little more than four years ago — and now the company has announced it has found a way to extract oils from the plants to create non-fossil jet fuel.
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Mar 19, 2016 02:07

[Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia] 2 face arraignment in nearly $10M cigarette trafficking case

Two New Jersey residents charged in a nearly $10 million cigarette trafficking scheme face arraignment in Virginia. The hearing for 39-year-old Eyad Salahedin and 37-year-old Laila Alayat is set for Thursday morning in U.S. District Court in Richmond.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2016 15:35
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[Virginia] Bill could ban smoking in cars with children

A bill that would make it illegal to smoke in a car with children inside could soon become Virginia law. "We as parents have the responsibility of ensuring that our kids are healthy and you're not doing that if you introduce them to the chemicals in the
WDBJ Channel 7 (Roanoke, VA)
added Mar 16, 2016 09:29

Fate of new smoking bill in Virginia rests in governor's hands

Smoking in the same car as a young child will soon be a finable offense in Virginia if Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs a House bill into law before April 11. House Bill 1348 proposes that individuals caught lighting up in a motor vehicle when a minor under a
Washington Times
added Mar 15, 2016 23:00

[Virginia] Governor’s signature needed to make smoking in car with kids illegal

If the governor adds his signature, Virginians could be fined $100 for smoking in a car in the presence of children. The Senate joined the House by giving final approval to a bill that would make smoking in a motor vehicle with passengers younger than 8
WAVY-TV 10 (Portsmouth, VA)
added Mar 15, 2016 12:26

[Virginia] Suffolk set to ban tobacco use at schools, all because one student spoke up

Lakeland High sophomore Hunter Turley wasn't sure what to expect when he asked the School Board to ban tobacco use on school grounds....On Thursday it is poised to accept a reworked policy that would prohibit anyone from using any tobacco product at a pu
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Mar 9, 2016 18:51
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