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[West Virginia] Coalition Claims Effects Of E-Cigarettes Negative

During the Ohio County Tobacco Prevention Coalition's November meeting at River City restaurant, guest presenter Christina Mickey spoke about smoking-related issues and the rise of e-cigarettes. The OCTPC's goals include creating awareness regarding toba
Wheeling (WV) News-Register
added Nov 25, 2013 08:55

[West Virginia] Research lab able to use tobacco on campus despite recent ban

According to the policy, exceptions can be made for large campus events, such as football games, and for research purposes. Melissa Blank, an assistant professor in WVU’s behavioral neuroscience program, will still be able to use nicotine and tobacco pr
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:48

[West Virginia] Despite public support, lawmakers not likely to pass cigarette tax hike

lthough a poll released Tuesday says a majority of West Virginians support raising the state's cigarette tax, even some of the lawmakers who support such a measure say it's unlikely to pass this legislative session. "The prevailing feeling at the Capitol
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Mar 6, 2013 15:15

[West Virginia] Group: Tobacco Policies Cloudy

State’s tobacco-related health costs are $1.7B yearly
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Jan 17, 2013 14:52

[West Virginia] Murads’ sports bar closes its doors

The restaurant was a 5,000-square-foot venue when it opened, but the Murad brothers shrunk the restaurant to 2,000 square feet in 2006, citing a decline in business and a smoking ban loophole for smaller restaurants.
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added May 14, 2012 19:55

[West Virginia] Dan Foster: Opioid epidemic horrible, but don’t forget about ravages of tobacco

Yes, the Mountain State has reasonably effective clean indoor air laws, which appear to have made a difference, but, although recently raised, our cigarette tax remains far lower than it is in most other states, providing an opportunity for our legislato
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added May 22, 2017 16:29

[New York, Virginia, West Virginia] Maryland man pleads guilty to unlawful cigarette smuggling

Alsaidi participated in a cigarette smuggling operation designed to transport large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. He pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Contraband Cigarettes” and faces up to f
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:59

[West Virginia] VIDEO: Tobacco tax hike goes into effect in W.Va.

goes from 65 cents to $1.20 per pack, starting Friday. The increase is projected to bring in about $100 million a year. "It came out of nowhere," said Bill Gleason, manager of La Fontaines Tobacco & Wine. "We haven't even had a letter from the state --
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 (Huntington, WV)
added Jul 3, 2016 10:51

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. The cigarette tax will grow by 65 cen
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 30, 2016 15:47

[West Virginia] Anti-Smoking Group Against Bill That Includes Tobacco Increase

A bill that would raise the state cigarette tax by $1 over two years plus allow for smoking in casinos and VFWs remains alive heading into the final day of the legislature's 60-day session.
WCHS-TV8/58 (Charleston, WV)
added Mar 14, 2015 14:20
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