Headlines Tagged with West Virginia — 2,228 headlines found
BUCKHANNON — Anti-tobacco advocates on Thursday asked the Upshur County Commission to designate county-owned property as tobacco-free. Instead of granting the request, commissioners did the opposite: They voted not to designate county property as tobacco
Jul 17, 2015 Clarksburg (WV) Exponent Telegram
added Jul 17, 2015 13:15
Mountaineer Casinos, Racetrack & Resort has opened a $2 million smoking pavilion to comply with a local clean air regulation. The pavilion has 210 slot machines, six table games, its own entrance, heaters and large ceiling fans.
Jul 4, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 4, 2015 17:38
Ed Sweda...“The fact that this writ was denied does not necessarily mean that similar writs in the future will also be denied, nor does it serve as precedent since there is no Supreme Court decision on the issue.” There were initially 1,164 complaints, of
Jun 10, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2015 17:02
denied a writ of certoriari to the appellants, meaning that the West Virginia Supreme Court's November ruling upholding a state court jury's decision will stand. The effect is that the post-consolidation phase of the litigation will continue for 30 plaint
Jun 8, 2015 Law360
added Jun 9, 2015 12:30
A man who previously tried to stop WVU’s tobacco ban has again filed a lawsuit to prevent the university from enforcing its policy. Dennis Cole, who works at the Health Sciences Center, filed suit against WVU and its Board of Governors this week in Mono
May 15, 2015 Morgantown (WV) Dominion-Post
added May 15, 2015 13:35
Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure was significantly associated with motor impairment in a study of children living in the Appalachian region of Ohio and West Virginia, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC).
May 12, 2015 University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
added May 13, 2015 11:40
In Charleston earlier this week, a proposal to ban smoking in all public areas was discussed by the City Council. The ban seeks to reduce the dangers of secondhand smoke in areas owned by the city and further eliminate the habit from local society.
Apr 24, 2015 Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:38
A bill that would raise the state cigarette tax by $1 over two years plus allow for smoking in casinos and VFWs remains alive heading into the final day of the legislature's 60-day session.
Mar 14, 2015 WCHS-TV8/58 (Charleston, WV)
added Mar 14, 2015 14:20
The West Virginia Senate has voted to create exemptions for certain types of establishments from local smoke-free regulations, stripping the public and workers of protections... join the American Lung Association in calling for the West Virginia House of
Mar 5, 2015 Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Mar 5, 2015 10:53
If the percentage of adult smokers is lowered, and lives saved in the process, it would be well worth the effort. We see no reason why both Democrats and Republicans should not work together in support of this important bipartisan measure.
Mar 4, 2015 Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph
added Mar 4, 2015 12:50