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West Virginia to see more Cigarette Settlement Money

AP - Associated Press
added Jun 1, 2012 03:36

[West Virginia] Smoking ban at Haddad passes

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added May 8, 2012 06:19

West Virginia’s long road to fiscal soundness

began a 40-year plan of annual payments to reduce the unfunded liability in TRS. Today it’s a healthy 66 percent funded and improving every year, thanks to ... and the deposit of $808 million the state received when it settled a lawsuit with major tobacc
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Jan 26, 2015 11:22

[West Virginia] Professor studies trends of smokeless tobacco use

the trend of dual smoking or poly-tobacco use is becoming increasingly popular. Melissa Blank, assistant professor of psychology at West Virginia University, is currently monitoring the trend.
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:51

[West Virginia] Teen tobacco use in WV on the decline

the percentage of high school students who reported they have never tried or used any form of tobacco has increased 124 percent from 20.6 percent in 2000 to 46.1 percent in 2013. Over the same 10 year period, there was a 107 percent increase in the perce
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Dec 3, 2013 19:32

[West Virginia] Editorial: Understanding the dangers of hookah smoke

Even if it is only done periodically, smoking hookah exposes an individual to the same risks that smoking cigarettes or cigars would. While it is up to the individual to decide whether or not to indulge in smoking hookah, this decision should be made wi
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:20

[West Virginia] WVU's Smoking Ban Affecting Morgantown Neighborhoods

Since smoking is no longer allowed on WVU's campus, smokers from the university are invading areas of the city just off campus in order to light up. “Right all along in the Evansdale neighborhood along Oakland Street you see, many, many times a day, grou
WAJR (Morgantown, WV)
added Jul 17, 2013 16:13

[West Virginia] University tobacco bans now in effect

at Marshall and West Virginia universities, not much looks different from how it looked last week. But pay attention, and you might notice that the receptacles for discarded cigarettes aren't there anymore. And there are probably a few signs scattered he
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added Jul 1, 2013 13:50

[West Virginia] 'You Smoke, I Smoke" campaign

The Southern Coalfields Tobacco Prevention Network released their new anti-smoking campaign today. 'You Smoke, I Smoke" takes a look at how your pets are affected by secondhand smoke. The campaign shows dogs and cats are very susceptible to disease cau
WVVA-TV NewsChannel Six (Bluefield, WV)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:50

[West Virginia] Increasing cigarette prices may be best way to decrease smoking

Last week, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin rejected recommendations that he source solutions to the state's steadily increasing drug and alcohol crisis via West Virginia's $913 million "rainy day" fund coupled with a tax increase on alcohol and cigarettes. Tombli
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Feb 17, 2013 14:11
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