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[West Virginia] Gazette editorial: All together now, put out that cigarette

We’re glad that some county health departments, like Kanawha’s, ban smoking in public indoor places, consigning cigarettes farther into ostracized limbo. This ban saves lives, because second-hand smoke also is a killer. The Cancer Society has a “Quit fo
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Nov 17, 2016 17:19
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[New York, Virginia, West Virginia] Maryland man pleads guilty to unlawful cigarette smuggling

Alsaidi participated in a cigarette smuggling operation designed to transport large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. He pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Contraband Cigarettes” and faces up to f
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:59
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[Connecticut, West Virginia] LETTERS: Magazine Magazine readers respond to stories on tobacco, workplace advice

I have lived in Maryland for 30 years now, and don’t know whether tobacco companies still recruit poor children in Appalachia. I do know that poor children in West Virginia suffer from many of the same living conditions described in this article, but th
Washington Post
added Oct 27, 2016 14:58
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[West Virginia] Southern campuses to go tobacco-free

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has announced it will go tobacco-free beginning July 1, 2017. The policy will take effect on all campuses and sites. After this time, no tobacco use of any kind will be permitted on Southern property
Logan (WV) Banner
added Oct 17, 2016 15:07
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[West Virginia] CALA kicks off Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week; trial lawyers denounce it

A statewide legal reform group is celebrating...“While CALA claims to be a ‘citizens’ organization, it is a front group created by the Washington, D.C., PR firm APCO Worldwide...They are funded by ‘large corporate donors, including tobacco, insurance, oil
West Virginia Record
added Oct 4, 2016 14:46
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[West Virginia] VIDEO: WSAZ Investigates: Suspect arrested in organized crime ring has decades-long criminal history

Talouzi arranged for the sale and delivery of about 2,594,400 contraband cigarettes. The total amount of contraband cigarettes equaled 17,112 cartons. The West Virginia tax per carton was $5.50. Therefore, the total tax loss to the state of West Virginia
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 (Huntington, WV)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:37
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[West Virginia] VIDEOS: W.Va. NAACP Conf. Features Black & White Justice Panel Discussion

A couple hundred people came out over the weekend for the banquet at Wheeling Jesuit University to hear a keynote address from author and attorney Sharon Eubanks - a civil litigation trial lawyer. Eubanks was lead counsel in the historic federal tobacco l
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Aug 15, 2016 18:59
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[West Virginia] Smoking Issue Tabled

Under the new regulations, smoking would be prohibited in bars, privately owned clubs, gaming facilities, waiting areas, parks, pavilions, polling places, bingo operations, golf courses, fairs, and all outdoor property of health facilities, just to name
Tyler (WV) Star-News
added Jul 21, 2016 04:15
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Clean Air Regulation Affects Many People

There is no doubt that this proposed smoking ban is an issue that presents many questions. Questions that are sure to be raised at Tuesday's meeting. Whichever side of the debate you stand on, we encourage you to attend and let your voice be heard.
Wetzel Chronicle (New Martinsville, WV)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:34
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[West Virginia] Public Meeting Set for Clean Air Regulations

The Wetzel-Tyler Health Department board will vote on its Clean Air Regulation of 2016 at 1 p.m. on Tuesday.... The proposed regulation prohibits smoking in several areas, including but not limited to, the following: means of public transit, public areas
Wetzel Chronicle (New Martinsville, WV)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:33
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