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[West Virginia] City of Bridgeport Considering Smoking Ordinance in City Parks

Shannon Jackson and her two kids approached the Bridgeport City Council several weeks ago to introduce the program. The program would put up "Tobacco-Free" signs up in all of the parks and encourage enforcement of that ban.
WBOY-TV (Clarksburg, WV)
added Nov 28, 2012 18:43
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[West Virginia] Critics say HONEST Act undercuts EPA’s use of science

the rhetoric of the HONEST Act. “When the tobacco industry or the Republican Congress say they want sound science, they don’t mean sound science,” Michaels said. “They mean something that sounds like science.”
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Apr 11, 2017 15:10
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WEST VIRGINIA JOINS STATES DISCUSSING TOBACCO PURCHASING AGE INCREASE

A trio of state senators in West Virginia have entered their state into the race to see which will be the third to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old.
HalfWheel
added Feb 19, 2017 15:32
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[West Virginia] Smoking tax increase clears Senate, heads to the House

state Senate has approved on a bi-partisan vote a $1 per pack increase in the cigarette tax to help offset the state’s budget problems, while reducing the high rate of tobacco use. SB 420 would increase the tax on a pack of cigarettes to $1.55. Gov. Earl
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Feb 24, 2016 17:23
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[West Virginia] Smoking issues on campus

Smoking was banned on Marshall University’s campus in the summer of 2013. When students are caught smoking on campus, they are fined, but some people who smoke on campus either do not know about the ban or do not care. An issue some students and faculty
The Parthenon (Marshall University)
added Nov 19, 2015 16:42
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[UK, West Virginia] Local Smokers Respond to New Findings on Electronic Cigarettes

Haught's certainly not alone, in fact with many people wanting to drop the habit have traded the smoke for the vapor. At Rapture Vapor inside the Ohio Valley Mall, this new alternative means big business.
WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:24
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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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[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] Opponents of smoking ban speak out

NEW CUMBERLAND-Opponents of a proposed countywide smoking ban took their increasingly vocal campaign to the Hancock County Courthouse ... The racetrack casino, one of four in West Virginia, belongs to the group No2theBan.com, whose members are waging a
East Liverpool (OH) Review
added May 2, 2014 06:25
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[West Virginia] Online group says no to smoking ban

Opponents of a proposed smoking ban for Hancock County are waging a public information campaign that they hope will influence the county health board's final decision. A group calling itself No2theBan.com has established a presence on the Internet that i
East Liverpool (OH) Review
added Apr 22, 2014 14:21
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