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[Virginia] This American Town Was Left to Die, and Suddenly Economists Care

South Boston's National Tobacco Festival was once a mammoth event. A promotional picture from 1938 is on display in the lobby of the Prizery building (now a performing arts center), where R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company once pressed leaves into barrels.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51

Virginia fails to implement laws, policies to prevent tobacco use, cancer group claims

explanation for the state’s reluctance to implement laws and policies that do not favor tobacco use: the state’s tobacco heritage and its reluctance to hurt the tobacco industry... In its “How Do You Measure Up?” report, ACS CAN gives Virginia red rating
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 7, 2017 14:26

[Virginia] VIDEO: Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell on SCOTUS overturning his conviction

McDonnell's case stands out because he took so much from one person -- this man, multi-millionaire Jonnie Williams. Williams wanted the governor's help getting state-sponsored studies of his new tobacco-based supplement called Anatabloc. He claimed it had
added Jul 24, 2017 19:10


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Simms Showers LLP
added Jul 20, 2017 19:34

[Virginia] VIDEO: Public housing residents frustrated over smoking ban

members of Crescent Halls aren't happy and have a lot of questions. "I pay my rent, and when I shut my door, I feel like I should be able to do what I like," says Deborah Booker, Residents Association President at Crescent Halls. That won't be the case
WCAV/WVAW/WAHU (Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:47

[Virginia] Lynchburg housing authority preparing for upcoming smoking ban

The Lynchburg Redevelopment & Housing Authority is gearing up for the implementation of a federal smoking ban at each of its four public housing communities. A smoke-free rule issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development took effect Fe
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Jul 10, 2017 16:57

[Virginia] Three-alarm fire closes Tobacco Company indefinitely, one person hospitalized

The restaurant in the 1200 block of East Cary Street will be closed indefinitely for repairs, leaving its hundreds of employees jobless... Fire officials have not determined the cause as they were still assessing the status of the building, but Jones sa
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jul 9, 2017 15:51

[Virginia] Nerudia opens U.S. office

Nerudia is recruiting in both the U.S. and the U.K. to support its U.S. growth, as the demand for help with pre-market tobacco applications increases in light of the new regulations for the vapor industry. They are also working with pharmaceutical custom
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 30, 2017 23:43

[Virginia] Two men convicted of cigarette smuggling charge

Manjoth Raj Singh, age 32, of Waldorf, Maryland, and Sukhdev Singh Virdi, age 45, of Dacula, Georgia, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Untaxed Cigarettes .”... Singh is the owner of American Cigarette Outlet, Inc., in Clearbrook, V
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47

[Virginia] VIDEO: Public housing residents reacting to no smoking rule

HUD gave local agencies 18 months to get onboard, but the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority is facing resistance. One woman said, "They need to stop treating us like animals." Other residents said CRHA should be worried about fixing t
WCAV/WVAW/WAHU (Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)
added Jun 27, 2017 22:37
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