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[West Virginia] W.Va. smoking ban a strong precedent, advocates say

The decision to ban smoking at Mountaineer Casino and other public areas in Hancock County, W.Va., sets an example for making the air safer for everyone, anti-smoking advocates say.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Sep 1, 2014 03:22
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[West Virginia] Hancock County Smoking Ban Passes in Unanimous 5-0 Vote

County Board of Health on Tuesday passed the Clean Air Regulation Act of 2014, effective July 1, 2015. Many people had spoken out against the proposed ban claiming it would devastate the county's economy. In April, members of a coalition called "No 2 the
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Aug 27, 2014 02:02
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[West Virginia] Casino loses smoking battle in Hancock County

Board of Health voted Tuesday in favor of a countywide public place indoor smoking ban despite objections from the county's largest employer, Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort.
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Aug 27, 2014 01:58
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[West Virginia] Casino watches as Hancock votes on smoking ban Tuesday

Hancock County Board of Health is set to vote Tuesday on a smoking ban that the county’s largest employer claims could cost it 20 percent of its business. Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort—which features a staff of 1,300—has opposed the ban at eve
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Aug 25, 2014 18:40
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[West Virginia] Health report: W.Va.'s anti-smoking policies must be stricter

“Comprehensive Tobacco Control Policies in West Virginia — Going from Intersection to Integration,” appeared in the July-August issue of the West Virginia Medical Journal. ...found that the Mountain State’s adult smoking rate has not declined significantl
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Aug 17, 2014 07:22
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[Kentucky, West Virginia] Morrisey seeks money from Ky. tobacco company

West Virginia Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against a Kentucky tobacco company for not placing money in an escrow account related to 1998’s landmark Master Settlement Agreement.
West Virginia Record
added Jul 16, 2014 18:50
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[West Virginia] Bingo operation challenges Berkeley County smoking ban

A circuit judge issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday that allows a bingo operation to continue to allow players to smoke while the legality of the Berkeley County Board of Health’s smoking ban at such gaming facilities is reviewed by the state tr
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Jul 3, 2014 03:38
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[West Virginia] Berkeley board bans smoking in bars, private clubs

Beginning July 1, smokers in Berkeley County won’t be able to light up in bars and private clubs. Media outlets report that the Berkeley County Health Department’s board voted Tuesday to expand the county’s smoking ban to bars and private clubs.
AP - Associated Press
added May 7, 2014 18:02
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[West Virginia] Vets organizations to halt donations over smoking ban

Under the threat of a ban, Post 6450 is putting a temporary moratorium on all charitable donations until its financial picture becomes more clear. Other Hancock County veterans' organizations, as well as Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, may follow
Weirton (WV) Daily Times
added May 6, 2014 08:34
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[West Virginia] Health Department Can't Snuff Out Wafting Cigarette Smoke

While no-smoking signs are posted at the front of the building, people and workers still are permitted to smoke on the structure's front porch and in the rear where an employee-only entrance is situated. At the early voting polling site, located inside
Wheeling (WV) News-Register
added May 6, 2014 08:33
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