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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco tax hike long overdue

Virginia is for lovers — of tobacco tax exploitation. In January, the time arrived for the commonwealth to end its lax tobacco taxes, and we hope the generated revenue funds economic development initiatives with possible peripheral benefits to our health
Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 3, 2018 15:13
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[New York, Virginia] NY Man Arrested on Eastern Shore for Trafficking Contraband

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has announced agents from the Field Enforcement Division (FED) have arrested a New York man who has been charged in Maryland as a result of a surveillance operation on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. “My FED agents’ vigilanc
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Aug 29, 2018 22:16
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[Virginia, West Virginia] Cigarette smuggler avoids prison

The former manager of a Clear Brook cigarette outlet involved in a multi-million dollar cigarette smuggling ring has avoided federal prison. Sukhdev Singh Virdi was sentenced to three years probation Monday in U.S. District Court in Martinsburg, W.Va.,
Winchester (VA) Star
added Aug 24, 2018 13:09
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[Virginia] Halifax County tobacco exhibit now open at local museum

permanent exhibit at the Halifax County-South Boston Museum of Fine Arts and History... highlighting the golden era of tobacco in Halifax County... “It’s an exhibit we had been planning since the medical exhibit, ‘Hospitals of Halifax County,’ opened
South Boston (VA) Gazette-Virginian
added Aug 24, 2018 12:41
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[New York, Virginia, West Virginia] Ga. man gets probation in Va. cigarette-smuggling case

A Georgia man was placed on three years of probation Monday in U.S. District Court stemming from a cigarette-smuggling operation based south of the Berkeley County, W.Va., line in Clear Brook, Va., U.S. Attorney Bill Powell said. Sukhdev Singh Virdi, 46
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Aug 22, 2018 17:57
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[Virginia] Cigarette tax moves forward on South Boston council vote

South Boston Town Council moved decisively to impose a 10 cent-per-pack tax on cigarette purchases in town by voting 4-1 in favor of the levy Monday night. Council members passed the new tax on the first reading but it will not become official until the
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:09
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[Virginia] Public housing officials enforce federal ban on smoking

Public housing authority executives say their local agencies met or exceeded the nationwide Aug. 1 federal deadline for turning their properties into no-smoking zones. Not everyone is happy about it, they report, but reactions have been mixed. People w
Coalfield.com (The Coalfield Progress, The Dickenson (VA) Star and The Post)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:17
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[West Virginia] Virginia business owner ordered to forfeit $14.3 million for cigarette smuggling

A Clear Brook, Va. business owner was sentenced Wednesday to two years and six months in federal prison and ordered to forfeit $14.2 million for unlawful cigarette smuggling. Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh also ordered Charanjit Singh, also known
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[Virginia, West Virginia] Man sentenced in cigarette smuggling

Charanjit Singh, also known as Tony Chawla, didn’t heed the warning. The Wilmington, Del., man, and owner of a Clear Brook cigarette outlet, was sentenced Monday to 30 months in federal prison... Singh owned three stores and smuggled cigarettes through B
Winchester (VA) Star
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[New York, Virginia] Rising cigarette prices spark increase in ‘buttlegging’

New York has “the worst smuggling problem in America,” said Scott Drenkard, with the Tax Foundation. The least one can now legally pay for a pack in New York City is $13, which was recently raised from $10.50. “For someone who smokes cigarettes regular
New York Post
added Jul 29, 2018 14:53
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