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[Virginia] RRHA expects health benefits with smoking ban policy

A new smoking ban is set to go into effect over the summer in Richmond's public housing apartments... By July 30, residents will no longer be permitted to light up in or right outside their apartment. This smoking ban includes pipes, cigars and E-cigaret
WRIC Channel 8 (Richmond, VA)
added May 30, 2018 13:39
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Smoking and public housing

Our question is what is the RRHA doing — what is the Richmond Health Department doing — to help public housing residents quit smoking now that they risk losing their homes? What targeted non-smoking efforts with proven results can be offered to help Richm
Richmond (VA) Free Press
added May 23, 2018 21:44
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[New York, Virginia] Local teens to speak before Tobacco Company Shareholder Meeting

Teens from Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler counties will speak out against the Tobacco Industry’s recent marketing campaigns and tactics at the annual shareholder meeting of the tobacco company, Altria Group. The meeting will take place on May 17th. This
WETM TV 18 (Elmira, NY)
added May 16, 2018 21:32
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[Virginia] Driver was fined $100 for smoking while kid was in the car. Some say that goes too far

A Virginia Beach driver's $100 fine for smoking with a child in the car sparked backlash across the web. Many called it a government overreach. Several states have laws banning smoking with children present.
Miami (FL) Herald
added May 15, 2018 20:00
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[California, Virginia] America's Fittest City: Arlington, Va.

American College of Sports Medicine....Arlington had the lowest smoking rate... The average smoking rate in all cities was 15 percent, with the highest rate nearly 26 percent. The average in all 16 California cities included in the index was less than 11
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 15, 2018 15:11
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[Virginia] Beach driver ticketed $100 for smoking in vehicle with child inside

WAVY-TV 10 (Portsmouth, VA)
added May 12, 2018 22:14
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White Virginia hotel clerk is fired after being caught on video calling a black patron 'monkey' - but he insists it was NOT about race

The patron had asked the clerk named Dwayne for a new room because his mother's room smelled like smoke and she had booked a non-smoking room. The two then got into an expletive-laden shouting match
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Virginia] This 400-year-old church is older than almost any institution in America

In his will, a wealthy parishioner who died in 1658 left 2,000 pounds of tobacco to pay for repairs or rebuilding the church, and another 1,000 pounds of tobacco to pay for a silver communion set. That's the set Butler-Gee used Sunday during the communio
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Virginia] FDA's proposed nicotine reduction could be detrimental for tobacco farmers

He says the nicotine reduction being discussed could hurt his farm. "We finished planting here this year. If they came out tomorrow and said the nicotine level's got to be reduced, this could be useless. So we really don't know what to do," Comer said.
WSLS Newschannel 10 (Roanoke, VA)
added May 8, 2018 16:28
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[Virginia] Warning: Smoking may cause eviction

The ban will be instituted on Aug. 1 and will involve all of the buildings of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Orlando Artze, the RRHA’s interim chief executive officer, told the Free Press on Monday. RRHA officials did not initiate the
Richmond (VA) Free Press
added May 7, 2018 22:07
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