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Letter: Ban on smoking by Corrections good for all West Virginians

The West Virginia Division of Corrections’ Jim Rubenstein needs to be applauded for having the ethical fortitude to ban the dangerous drug tobacco in 2008. He moved our state into the 21st century with his progressive forward thinking. The cost to taxpa
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2018 20:36
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[West Virginia] Huntington housing authority bans smoking

The Herald-Dispatch reports the Huntington Housing Authority has banned smoking at its administrative offices, company-owned vehicles, common spaces and more than 600 public housing units starting July 1. Authority Executive Director Vickie Lester says t
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 6, 2018 02:24
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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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[New York, West Virginia] Virginia man admits to cigarette smuggling charges

Subramanian, age 41, pled guilty to one count of “Trafficking of Contraband Cigarettes.” He transporting large quantities of contraband cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. The cigarettes were acquired in Virginia, where the tax ra
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 28, 2018 15:00
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[West Virginia] Smoking banned in public housing

GRAFTON—Some changes are coming to smoking policies for some Taylor County residents. Starting July 31, 2018, properties owned by the Grafton Housing Authority will be implementing a smoke-free policy at its three locations. The locations include the E
Mountain Statesman (Grafton, WV)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:15
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[West Virginia] Washington County proposal would raise tobacco age to 21

The Washington County Health Department is looking for input on a proposal to increase the legal purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 in local communities. “What we’re looking at behind this is tobacco use rates in Washington County,” said Washington
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Jun 20, 2018 13:46
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[West Virginia] Washington County proposal would raise tobacco age to 21

Health Department is looking for input on a proposal to increase the legal purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 in local communities. “What we’re looking at behind this is tobacco use rates in Washington County,” said Washington County Health Commissio
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Jun 20, 2018 13:45
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[West Virginia] Park facilities to ban smoking, vaping

the Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District has voted to move forward with a new tobacco-free policy that will limit smoking and vaping to parking lots only. "We as a board and our employees have talked about it for awhile," director Kevin Brady
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Apr 30, 2018 18:24
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[West Virginia] Defendants Want Asbestos Plaintiffs Precluded From Raising Tobacco-Use Issues ($$)

Federal law prevents lung cancer and mesothelioma asbestos plaintiffs from arguing or presenting evidence that they lacked sufficient warning about the dangers tobacco use posed, four defendants told a West Virginia judge on April 13 (In re: Asbestos Liti
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:58
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[West Virginia] Letter: Vaping stores support sensible regulation (Daily Mail)

I’m both a parent and a person who works in the vaping industry. I wish to let people know that we in the vaping industry do not want teens to pick up or use vaping products. Vaping is a harm reducing alternative to smoking that been a great help to my
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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