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[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
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[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
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[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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[West Virginia] All Things Considered: U.S. Tobacco Profits Soar Despite Drop In Number Of Smokers

Maloney of The Wall Street Journal found revenue is soaring. Her piece in today's Journal details how... MALONEY: Well, the profit margins are growing every single year. They've gone up 77 percent since 2007. CORNISH: So is there, like, a typical or aver
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Apr 25, 2017 16:43
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[West Virginia] Newest Set of Smoking Regulations to Take Effect

The newest set of smoking regulations takes effect in Ohio County on Tuesday. That means there will be no "smoking rooms" in hotels and motels, and no smoking in or around government buildings or vehicles. Electronic cigarettes will be forbidden in all
WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Feb 29, 2016 01:32
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[West Virginia] Supreme Court Won't Review Big Tobacco's W.Va. Win ($$)

denied a writ of certoriari to the appellants, meaning that the West Virginia Supreme Court's November ruling upholding a state court jury's decision will stand. The effect is that the post-consolidation phase of the litigation will continue for 30 plaint
Law360
added Jun 9, 2015 12:30
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[West Virginia] Higher cigarette tax proposed

On Feb. 20, five Senate Democrats led by Minority Leader Jeff Kessler introduced Senate Bill 531 which would increase taxes on the sale of cigarettes.
Logan (WV) Banner
added Feb 24, 2015 14:01
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[West Virginia] Community Voiced Opinions About Proposed Smoking Ban

Berkeley County residents and business owners voiced their opinions on the county's proposed clean air ordnance Wednesday evening. "We're against smoking in the workplace and public areas because it harms people and affects the heath of everyone around t
WHAG-TV NBC25 - Your4State.com (Hagerstown, MD)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:14
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[West Virginia] Pastor wants tobacco ban lifted in prisons

Lifting the tobacco ban in West Virginia's correctional facilities would save the state "hundreds of thousands of dollars" and prevent officers from selling contraband to inmates, a pastor told a legislative panel Monday.
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Jun 26, 2012 03:32
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West Virginia Mega-Tobacco Trial Begins

Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 29, 2011 00:00
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