Headlines Tagged with West Virginia — 2,194 headlines found
Tobacco use is no longer allowed at Jefferson Medical Center in Charles Town. The hospital's new tobacco-free policy went into effect Monday.
Sep 1, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Sep 2, 2014 13:15
The decision to ban smoking at Mountaineer Casino and other public areas in Hancock County, W.Va., sets an example for making the air safer for everyone, anti-smoking advocates say.
Sep 1, 2014 Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Sep 1, 2014 03:22
County Board of Health on Tuesday passed the Clean Air Regulation Act of 2014, effective July 1, 2015. Many people had spoken out against the proposed ban claiming it would devastate the county's economy. In April, members of a coalition called "No 2 the
Aug 26, 2014 Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Aug 27, 2014 02:02
Board of Health voted Tuesday in favor of a countywide public place indoor smoking ban despite objections from the county's largest employer, Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort.
Aug 26, 2014 West Virginia Metro News Network
added Aug 27, 2014 01:58
Hancock County Board of Health is set to vote Tuesday on a smoking ban that the county’s largest employer claims could cost it 20 percent of its business. Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort—which features a staff of 1,300—has opposed the ban at eve
Aug 25, 2014 West Virginia Metro News Network
added Aug 25, 2014 18:40
“Comprehensive Tobacco Control Policies in West Virginia — Going from Intersection to Integration,” appeared in the July-August issue of the West Virginia Medical Journal. ...found that the Mountain State’s adult smoking rate has not declined significantl
Aug 17, 2014 Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Aug 17, 2014 07:22
West Virginia Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against a Kentucky tobacco company for not placing money in an escrow account related to 1998’s landmark Master Settlement Agreement.
Jul 16, 2014 West Virginia Record
added Jul 16, 2014 18:50
A circuit judge issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday that allows a bingo operation to continue to allow players to smoke while the legality of the Berkeley County Board of Health’s smoking ban at such gaming facilities is reviewed by the state tr
Jul 2, 2014 Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Jul 3, 2014 03:38
Beginning July 1, smokers in Berkeley County won’t be able to light up in bars and private clubs. Media outlets report that the Berkeley County Health Department’s board voted Tuesday to expand the county’s smoking ban to bars and private clubs.
May 7, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added May 7, 2014 18:02
Under the threat of a ban, Post 6450 is putting a temporary moratorium on all charitable donations until its financial picture becomes more clear. Other Hancock County veterans' organizations, as well as Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, may follow
May 4, 2014 Weirton (WV) Daily Times
added May 6, 2014 08:34