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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
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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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[New York, West Virginia] Virginia company and five individuals indicted on cigarette smuggling charges

indictment charges that the defendants transported large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. The cigarettes were acquired in Virginia, where the tax rate for cigarettes is one of the lowest in the nation, and sold in o
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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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 ban lawsuit advancing

A suit against the Brooke County Health Department alleging it acted beyond its state-given powers by banning smoking in all public places will move forward, following 1st Judicial Circuit Court Judge Jason Cuomo’s ruling Wednesday not to dismiss the case
Weirton (WV) Daily Times
added Dec 18, 2016 16:27
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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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