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[West Virginia] Using smokeless tobacco carries major health risks

Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Feb 27, 2013 11:55

[West Virginia] Virginia business owner ordered to forfeit $14.3 million for cigarette smuggling

A Clear Brook, Va. business owner was sentenced Wednesday to two years and six months in federal prison and ordered to forfeit $14.2 million for unlawful cigarette smuggling. Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh also ordered Charanjit Singh, also known
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53

[West Virginia] Restaurants Told to Post Warnings About Secondhand Smoke

About two complaints a month are lodged with the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department regarding tobacco smoke leaking from video gambling rooms inside restaurants. The health department's smoking ban allows restaurants to have such rooms, but there is
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Apr 16, 2013 05:50

[West Virginia] Beard Ignites as Man Tries to Light Pipe While on Oxygen

is being treated in Pittsburgh for severe burns. His beard burst into flames while he attempted to light a tobacco pipe. He was on continuous medical oxygen at the time of the incident. . . . This isn't the first time this happened to the same man. He was
WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Nov 25, 2012 12:54

[West Virginia] W.Va. Senate approves $1 tobacco tax hike

if signed into law, would put the tax on a pack of cigarettes at $1.55. Senate Bill 420 passed 26-9. It will advance to the House of Delegates for consideration. The bill was proposed in an effort to generate revenue for the state-supported Public Empl
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Feb 25, 2016 05:40

[West Virginia] Veterans' groups seek exception to smoking ban; commissioners agree to go to board of health

Representatives of American Legion and VFW clubs throughout Mineral County crowded the county commissioners' meeting room Wednesday afternoon, appealing for an exemption to a countywide smoking ban that will bar smokers from their establishments effective
Keyser (WV) News-Tribune
added Aug 29, 2013 15:51

[West Virginia] Editorial ~ How realistic is the smoking ban?

Admittedly, there were several open forums discussing the ban before the decision was made, but they were poorly thought out and not very well publicized to the target population. It’s up to the students to speak out against the all-encompassing ban an
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Aug 20, 2013 17:08

[West Virginia] Attorneys give closing arguments in lawsuit pitting smokers against big tobacco companies

Attorneys gave their final summaries and appeals to jurors Monday in a trial that seeks to determine the responsibility of the major tobacco companies in hundreds of cigarette-linked illnesses and deaths in West Virginia.
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added May 15, 2013 08:57

[West Virginia] It May Not Go Up In Smoke This Time

with the state looking at a financial downturn next fiscal year an increase in the tobacco tax might not end up in a puff of smoke.
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Aug 13, 2012 00:46

[West Virginia] LETTER: Stop Big Tobacco’s interference

On May 9, I had the unique opportunity to attend the Philip Morris International annual shareholders meeting.
Weirton (WV) Daily Times
added May 22, 2012 02:13
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