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[West Virginia] Editorial: Understanding the dangers of hookah smoke

Even if it is only done periodically, smoking hookah exposes an individual to the same risks that smoking cigarettes or cigars would. While it is up to the individual to decide whether or not to indulge in smoking hookah, this decision should be made wi
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:20

[West Virginia] WVU's Smoking Ban Affecting Morgantown Neighborhoods

Since smoking is no longer allowed on WVU's campus, smokers from the university are invading areas of the city just off campus in order to light up. “Right all along in the Evansdale neighborhood along Oakland Street you see, many, many times a day, grou
WAJR (Morgantown, WV)
added Jul 17, 2013 16:13

[West Virginia] University tobacco bans now in effect

at Marshall and West Virginia universities, not much looks different from how it looked last week. But pay attention, and you might notice that the receptacles for discarded cigarettes aren't there anymore. And there are probably a few signs scattered he
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added Jul 1, 2013 13:50

[West Virginia] 'You Smoke, I Smoke" campaign

The Southern Coalfields Tobacco Prevention Network released their new anti-smoking campaign today. 'You Smoke, I Smoke" takes a look at how your pets are affected by secondhand smoke. The campaign shows dogs and cats are very susceptible to disease cau
WVVA-TV NewsChannel Six (Bluefield, WV)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:50

[West Virginia] Increasing cigarette prices may be best way to decrease smoking

Last week, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin rejected recommendations that he source solutions to the state's steadily increasing drug and alcohol crisis via West Virginia's $913 million "rainy day" fund coupled with a tax increase on alcohol and cigarettes. Tombli
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Feb 17, 2013 14:11

[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

[New York, West Virginia] Indian-American from Georgia sentenced after pleading guilty to cigarette smuggling charge

Sukhdev Singh Virdi, of Dacula, Georgia, was sentenced Aug. 20, to three years probation for unlawful cigarette smuggling....pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Untaxed Cigarettes” in June 2017. Virdi admitted to conspiring to profit fr
News India Times
added Aug 22, 2018 17:46

[West Virginia] Bills restricting tobacco sales, smoking around children don't make it out of committee

Time ran out on legislation that would have made it illegal to sell tobacco or tobacco products to anyone in West Virginia under the age of 21. Neither Senate Bill 13 or House Bill 2331 made it out of committee: SB 13 languished in judiciary, while the h
added Mar 6, 2018 14:50

Editorial: Declining smoking rate is good news for West Virginia

Finally. After years of little progress on smoking rates in West Virginia, a new study shows that fewer adults are smoking in the Mountain State... West Virginia and local governments expanded clean indoor air regulations, which means most workplaces and
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 20, 2017 03:08

West Virginia University Researcher Lessons Learned in Iceland

A West Virginia University researcher is working in two counties to apply lessons about peer groups from Iceland where he says teenage use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco has been “virtually eradicated.” Alfgeir Kristjansson, assistant professor in WVU’s
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 24, 2017 05:09
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