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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 has established a presence on the Internet that i
East Liverpool (OH) Review
added Apr 22, 2014 14:21

[West Virginia] Anti-tobacco resolution approved

PARKERSBURG -A resolution which prohibits tobacco products within 15 feet of city playgrounds will go back to city council for consideration.
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Sep 25, 2013 08:19

[West Virginia] Judge dismisses lawsuit over WVU smoking ban

An attorney for two men who sued West Virginia University over a new smoking ban says his clients will likely refile their lawsuit. Monongalia Circuit Judge Phil Gaujot dismissed the lawsuit Monday, the same day the new tobacco policy went into effect.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2013 15:07

[West Virginia] Editorial: Too many lives, too much money go up in smoke

Some local governments, including Cabell and Wayne counties, have taken steps to curb smoking, but state governments in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky have not made the same effort, according to the American Lung Association.
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Jan 20, 2013 10:34

[West Virginia] Tobacco Ordinance Passed in Bridgeport

After hearing public comment and discussion, council approved the ordinance 5 to 1. The ban prohibits tobacco use in all parks, recreation facilities, and their parking lots.
WBOY-TV (Clarksburg, WV)
added Jan 15, 2013 16:01

[West Virginia] Cancer advocates call for tobacco legislation

MARTINSBURG - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, recently marked the Great American Smokeout by calling on local lawmakers, city council, the mayor, the governor and all legislative r
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Nov 17, 2012 18:57

[West Virginia] Returning smokers disappoint president

HAMLIN - The president of the Lincoln County Commission recently expressed his dismay and disappointment at the return of smokers along the main public access ramp to the county courthouse. Commission President Charles McCann was speaking at the Thursday,
Lincoln (WV) Journal
added Oct 19, 2012 03:06

[West Virginia] West Liberty University to ban tobacco use in 2013

Smoking and other tobacco use will be prohibited on West Liberty University's campus next year.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2012 22:58

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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