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[West Virginia] Upshur County Commission's properties won't be designated tobacco-free

BUCKHANNON — Anti-tobacco advocates on Thursday asked the Upshur County Commission to designate county-owned property as tobacco-free. Instead of granting the request, commissioners did the opposite: They voted not to designate county property as tobacco
Clarksburg (WV) Exponent Telegram
added Jul 17, 2015 13:15

[West Virginia] WVU sued again over tobacco ban

A man who previously tried to stop WVU’s tobacco ban has again filed a lawsuit to prevent the university from enforcing its policy. Dennis Cole, who works at the Health Sciences Center, filed suit against WVU and its Board of Governors this week in Mono
Morgantown (WV) Dominion-Post
added May 15, 2015 13:35

[West Virginia] GTNF 2014: The Greenbrier AGENDA

– Women In Tobacco (WIT) Event (sponsored by National Tobacco), (Spring Room) 18:30: Welcome Reception (sponsored by Alliance One International) (The Bunker) - --------------------------
Global Tobacco Networking Forum
added Oct 6, 2014 18:41

[West Virginia] Twenty-eight percent of state's adults smoke

compared to 18 percent of adults nationwide. Although the West Virginia figure hasn't changed much in recent years, the director of the state's tobacco prevention efforts believes West Virginia is on the cusp of a decline. “We're at a point I think our s
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:44

[West Virginia] Casino watches as Hancock votes on smoking ban Tuesday

Hancock County Board of Health is set to vote Tuesday on a smoking ban that the county’s largest employer claims could cost it 20 percent of its business. Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort—which features a staff of 1,300—has opposed the ban at eve
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Aug 25, 2014 18:40

[Kentucky, West Virginia] Morrisey seeks money from Ky. tobacco company

West Virginia Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against a Kentucky tobacco company for not placing money in an escrow account related to 1998’s landmark Master Settlement Agreement.
West Virginia Record
added Jul 16, 2014 18:50

[West Virginia] Health Department Can't Snuff Out Wafting Cigarette Smoke

While no-smoking signs are posted at the front of the building, people and workers still are permitted to smoke on the structure's front porch and in the rear where an employee-only entrance is situated. At the early voting polling site, located inside
Wheeling (WV) News-Register
added May 6, 2014 08:33

[West Virginia] MedExpress Offers Tobacco Cessation Program

MedExpress Urgent Care, a national leader in delivering high-quality, convenient and affordable walk-in care, is now offering a tobacco cessation program in all of its West Virginia locations. Individuals interested in quitting tobacco can visit MedExpres
PR Newswire
added Mar 25, 2014 16:03

[Kentucky, West Virginia] Editorial: Ohio should take lead on higher cigarette tax

tobacco takes a tremendous toll on the health of the region. We all pay for that through our tax dollars and health insurance premiums. Raising the tax on cigarettes makes sense for Ohio, and West Virginia and Kentucky, too.
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Mar 24, 2014 08:18

[West Virginia] Smoking outlawed in Weirton parks

The Weirton Board of Parks and Recreation established the new policy at its July meeting in response to national reports spelling out the health risks involved with secondhand smoke and its effects, especially on children.
Weirton (WV) Daily Times
added Jul 27, 2013 15:17
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