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[Virginia] Cigarettes Started 2 Fires in Fairfax County That Displaced 100 Seniors, Burned Bank: Officials

Two major fires in Fairfax County, Virginia, on Wednesday were sparked by people who improperly discarded their cigarettes, officials say. The fire that sent seniors scrambling from their apartments in a senior living community in Centreville was spark
NBCWashington.com
added May 3, 2018 19:22
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[Virginia] Charlottesville public housing sites going smoke-free

Starting July 1, Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority officials will begin enforcing a new smoke-free policy that prohibits smoking anywhere within 25 feet of any authority-owned building. According to a resolution approved by the authori
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added May 1, 2018 04:53
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[Virginia] Students Weigh in on Whether VCU Should Ban Smoking

Of nearly 1,500 votes, 68 percent were in favor of adopting a non-smoking policy... However, VCU doesn’t have proper authority to ban smoking outright. The university would first need approval from the General Assembly. Without legislative approval of a l
WWBT NBC12 (Richmond, VA)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:42
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council snuffs cigarette tax, spurning schools advocates

On a 6-3 vote, the council rejected an 80-cent cigarette tax put forth by Councilman Parker Agelasto. The tax would have generated millions annually that Agelasto proposed dedicating for repairing and maintaining the city's 44 school buildings.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:34
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council to weigh proposed cigarette tax, demolition to clear way for Stone Brewing bistro

Agelasto's proposal has faced pushback from cigarette-manufacturer Altria Group. Convenience store owners have also opposed it, saying a per-pack tax would hurt business by sending customers seeking cigarettes to the counties, where there is no tax.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:33
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[Virginia] To JUUL or not to JUUL?

Some College students are turning to JUULing, a proposed alternative to smoking, as a new way to get the same high that traditional cigarettes offer. While researchers still don’t understand the precise health effects of the product, the JUUL was initial
The Cavalier Daily (U. of Virginia)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:46
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[Virginia] Altria subsidiary asks FDA to review smokeless tobacco brand as a "modified risk" product

Barrington, Altria's chairman and chief executive officer, told investors and analysts last November...“We aspire to be the U.S. leader in authorized, non-combustible reduced-risk products,” Barrington said.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 20, 2018 22:04
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council panel delays action on plan to increase cigarette tax

Stoney opposes levying a per-pack cigarette tax, which he has said is a declining and unsustainable source, to fund city borrowing for school construction. His administration reiterated the concern at the committee’s February meeting, when it first took
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 16, 2018 20:50
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[New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Rocky Mount business owners charged in $25 MILLION cigarette trafficking ring

On January 31st of this year a complaint was filed in the Manhattan New York Federal Court against H&H Distributors located in Rocky Mount. The defendants are ANWAR ALSAIDI, MUSSA HAMZA, SHAREEF HASSAN, AMJED HATU and AKRAM SHAMAKH
Fighting Crime NC
added Mar 14, 2018 23:02
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[Virginia] Scientists seek unfiltered truth about 'light' cigarettes

Scientists from multiple institutions, including a group of addiction neuroscience researchers from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, are gathering evidence under funding from the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute to
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:45
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