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[West Virginia] Smoking ban passes in Buckhannon

The smoking ban in Buckhannon's public parks and recreational areas will take effect 30 days from its approval Thursday at Buckhannon City Council - in plenty of time to be enforced during the West Virginia Strawberry Festival. In addition to cigarettes
Elkins (WV) Inter-Mountain
added Apr 7, 2013 00:43
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[West Virginia] SURBER: Smokers cough up $231 million in taxes

West Virginia University's School of Public Health released a survey showing that 60 percent of the state's residents favor increasing tobacco taxes ... The federal government in 2009 increased tobacco taxes by 62 cents a pack to pay for an expansion of
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added Feb 27, 2013 11:34
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[West Virginia] Some Are Fuming Over Smoking Ban

People shopping at the Moundsville Plaza Saturday either agreed with the expansion of the smoking ban or thought it was too stringent - while others said it should be expanded even further.
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Feb 12, 2013 12:43
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West Virginia to see more Cigarette Settlement Money

AP - Associated Press
added Jun 1, 2012 03:36
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[West Virginia] Smoking ban at Haddad passes

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added May 8, 2012 06:19
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[Virginia, West Virginia] Cigarette smuggler avoids prison

The former manager of a Clear Brook cigarette outlet involved in a multi-million dollar cigarette smuggling ring has avoided federal prison. Sukhdev Singh Virdi was sentenced to three years probation Monday in U.S. District Court in Martinsburg, W.Va.,
Winchester (VA) Star
added Aug 24, 2018 13:09
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[Virginia, West Virginia] Va. man pleads guilty in cigarette smuggling case

A Haymarket man has pleaded guilty to cigarette smuggling between 2011-2014 when he owned the Olde Stone Truck Stop in Clear Brook, according to a news release from the U.S. federal prosecutor’s office in the Northern District of West Virginia.
Winchester (VA) Star
added Jun 28, 2018 15:00
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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
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[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
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[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
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