Headlines Tagged with West Virginia — 2,389 headlines found
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.
Mar 14, 2015 WCHS-TV8/58 (Charleston, WV)
added Mar 14, 2015 14:20
would increase tax on cigarettes beginning July 1. The tax is currently 55 cents and would increase this year to $1.05, with subsequent increases to $1.30 and $1.55 in the next two years.
Feb 26, 2015 Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph
added Feb 26, 2015 14:52
Community leaders in Mercer County are sending a message to the public that second hand smoking is killing your pets! Thursday the Southern Coalfields Tobacco Prevention Network announced their new campaign titled, "You smoke, I smoke."
Jun 6, 2013 WVNS-TV CBS 59 (Ghent, WV)
added Jun 7, 2013 12:08
parts of the recently passed smoking ban could be revised. Davidson said he supports the banning of smoking in public parks and recreation areas, but that the inclusion of festival locations and electronic cigarettes in the ordinance may have pushed the b
May 4, 2013 Elkins (WV) Inter-Mountain
added May 5, 2013 20:29
Leaders of two major state Senate committees, along with Senate President Jeff Kessler, are backing a bill that would raise state cigarette taxes by one dollar beginning this July.
Mar 21, 2013 Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added Mar 23, 2013 09:15
We hope the Legislature raises the per-pack tax, and also imposes a statewide indoor ban. If it won't take these lifesaving steps, we hope the FDA delivers a death blow to America's worst drug addiction.
Mar 4, 2013 Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Mar 5, 2013 17:52
We do believe that local coalition leaders are doing a good job in helping to educate area residents and youth about the dangers of tobacco. But it looks like they will need some additional help from state lawmakers in improving our individual county ran
Jan 20, 2013 Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph
added Jan 20, 2013 10:41
West Liberty University in the state's Northern Panhandle is the latest school to join a nationwide trend of tobacco-free college campuses, with plans to enforce a smoking ban next week. The Ohio County-based university will prohibit the use of tobacco p
Dec 26, 2012 Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Dec 28, 2012 05:35
The commission chambers were filled with bar, gambling establishment, and private club owners who oppose the smoking ban set down by the Taylor County Board of Health.
Jul 27, 2012 Mountain Statesman (Grafton, WV)
added Jul 27, 2012 14:06
Either an ideological (e.g., opposition to the act of smoking/vaping per se) or financial motive is likely driving the process. We need to insist on an answer before preventable tobacco related illness and deaths occur because of e-cig policy.
Feb 9, 2016 Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47