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[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
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[West Virginia] Defendants Want Asbestos Plaintiffs Precluded From Raising Tobacco-Use Issues ($$)

Federal law prevents lung cancer and mesothelioma asbestos plaintiffs from arguing or presenting evidence that they lacked sufficient warning about the dangers tobacco use posed, four defendants told a West Virginia judge on April 13 (In re: Asbestos Liti
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:58
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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] Public hearing slated for proposed amendments to indoor air ordinance

A public hearing has been scheduled concerning proposed amendments to Mercer County’s Clean Indoor Air Ordinance that would prohibit smoking in most public places including outdoor venues. County Commissioner Greg Puckett, who is also a member of the Me
Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph
added Jan 16, 2017 21:14
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[West Virginia] Health departments offer incentive for expectant mothers to quit smoking

Baby & Me Tobacco Free is a smoking cessation program created to reduce the burden of tobacco use on pregnant women and newborn mothers and children. An expectant mother who participates in the program and remains smoke-free following her baby’s birth re
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Jan 4, 2017 22:25
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[West Virginia] Casino owners sue over smoking ban

Three video lottery casino owners have filed a lawsuit against the Brooke County Commission and Brooke County Health Department, alleging the department acted outside its state-given powers when it implemented a ban on smoking in the businesses.
Weirton (WV) Daily Times
added Dec 10, 2016 13:57
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Clean Air Regulation Affects Many People

There is no doubt that this proposed smoking ban is an issue that presents many questions. Questions that are sure to be raised at Tuesday's meeting. Whichever side of the debate you stand on, we encourage you to attend and let your voice be heard.
Wetzel Chronicle (New Martinsville, WV)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:34
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Cigarette tax hike, other West Virginia laws taking effect

After months of stalled negotiations over how to balance the state budget, lawmakers in mid-June opted to bank on higher taxes on cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to raise about $98 million a year.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2016 18:59
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[West Virginia] Miley: at least half of House Dems will support 65-cent tobacco increase if money goes to PEIA

During an appearance Friday on MetroNews “Talkline,” Miley (D-Harrison) explained the 51 percent plan. He said he can deliver at least 19 votes from his 36 member caucus in favor of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s plan to increase the tobacco tax by 65 cents wit
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Jun 10, 2016 21:48
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[West Virginia] Game Changer: Proposed tax on cigarettes, 'e-juice' stirs debate ($$)

Since a bill introduced in the West Virginia Senate to raise taxes on cigarette and tobacco products passed in the Senate this week, local tobacco retailers and smokers have been wondering what's next for their businesses and personal habits.
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Feb 29, 2016 15:19
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