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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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[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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