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[West Virginia] Southern campuses to go tobacco-free

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has announced it will go tobacco-free beginning July 1, 2017. The policy will take effect on all campuses and sites. After this time, no tobacco use of any kind will be permitted on Southern property
Logan (WV) Banner
added Oct 17, 2016 15:07
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[West Virginia] CALA kicks off Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week; trial lawyers denounce it

A statewide legal reform group is celebrating...“While CALA claims to be a ‘citizens’ organization, it is a front group created by the Washington, D.C., PR firm APCO Worldwide...They are funded by ‘large corporate donors, including tobacco, insurance, oil
West Virginia Record
added Oct 4, 2016 14:46

[West Virginia] VIDEO: WSAZ Investigates: Suspect arrested in organized crime ring has decades-long criminal history

Talouzi arranged for the sale and delivery of about 2,594,400 contraband cigarettes. The total amount of contraband cigarettes equaled 17,112 cartons. The West Virginia tax per carton was $5.50. Therefore, the total tax loss to the state of West Virginia
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 (Huntington, WV)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:37
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[West Virginia] VIDEOS: W.Va. NAACP Conf. Features Black & White Justice Panel Discussion

A couple hundred people came out over the weekend for the banquet at Wheeling Jesuit University to hear a keynote address from author and attorney Sharon Eubanks - a civil litigation trial lawyer. Eubanks was lead counsel in the historic federal tobacco l
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Aug 15, 2016 18:59

[West Virginia] Smoking Issue Tabled

Under the new regulations, smoking would be prohibited in bars, privately owned clubs, gaming facilities, waiting areas, parks, pavilions, polling places, bingo operations, golf courses, fairs, and all outdoor property of health facilities, just to name
Tyler (WV) Star-News
added Jul 21, 2016 04:15

[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Clean Air Regulation Affects Many People

There is no doubt that this proposed smoking ban is an issue that presents many questions. Questions that are sure to be raised at Tuesday's meeting. Whichever side of the debate you stand on, we encourage you to attend and let your voice be heard.
Wetzel Chronicle (New Martinsville, WV)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:34

[West Virginia] Public Meeting Set for Clean Air Regulations

The Wetzel-Tyler Health Department board will vote on its Clean Air Regulation of 2016 at 1 p.m. on Tuesday.... The proposed regulation prohibits smoking in several areas, including but not limited to, the following: means of public transit, public areas
Wetzel Chronicle (New Martinsville, WV)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:33

[West Virginia] Barbara Evans Fleischauer: With tobacco tax increase, now is the best time to quit

Because of the passage of the tobacco tax, which went into effect on July 1, we are urging all stakeholders to immediately join together to launch an aggressive campaign to convince people to quit - NOW. We have a limited window of time for this campaign
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Jul 4, 2016 14:45

[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.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2016 18:59
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