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[West Virginia] Mountaineer opens $2 million smoking pavilion

Mountaineer Casinos, Racetrack & Resort has opened a $2 million smoking pavilion to comply with a local clean air regulation. The pavilion has 210 slot machines, six table games, its own entrance, heaters and large ceiling fans.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 4, 2015 17:38
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U.S. Supreme Court will not review motion in West Virginia smokers lawsuits

Ed Sweda...“The fact that this writ was denied does not necessarily mean that similar writs in the future will also be denied, nor does it serve as precedent since there is no Supreme Court decision on the issue.” There were initially 1,164 complaints, of
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2015 17:02
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[West Virginia] Supreme Court Won't Review Big Tobacco's W.Va. Win ($$)

denied a writ of certoriari to the appellants, meaning that the West Virginia Supreme Court's November ruling upholding a state court jury's decision will stand. The effect is that the post-consolidation phase of the litigation will continue for 30 plaint
Law360
added Jun 9, 2015 12:30
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[West Virginia] WVU sued again over tobacco ban

A man who previously tried to stop WVU’s tobacco ban has again filed a lawsuit to prevent the university from enforcing its policy. Dennis Cole, who works at the Health Sciences Center, filed suit against WVU and its Board of Governors this week in Mono
Morgantown (WV) Dominion-Post
added May 15, 2015 13:35
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[Ohio, West Virginia] Study Links Secondhand Smoke Exposure to Motor Impairment in Children

Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure was significantly associated with motor impairment in a study of children living in the Appalachian region of Ohio and West Virginia, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC).
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
added May 13, 2015 11:40
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[West Virginia] Enforcing tobacco ban on campus

In Charleston earlier this week, a proposal to ban smoking in all public areas was discussed by the City Council. The ban seeks to reduce the dangers of secondhand smoke in areas owned by the city and further eliminate the habit from local society.
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:38
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[West Virginia] Anti-Smoking Group Against Bill That Includes Tobacco Increase

A bill that would raise the state cigarette tax by $1 over two years plus allow for smoking in casinos and VFWs remains alive heading into the final day of the legislature's 60-day session.
WCHS-TV8/58 (Charleston, WV)
added Mar 14, 2015 14:20
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[West Virginia] Deborah Brown: Don’t let Legislature weaken worker health safeguards

The West Virginia Senate has voted to create exemptions for certain types of establishments from local smoke-free regulations, stripping the public and workers of protections... join the American Lung Association in calling for the West Virginia House of
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Mar 5, 2015 10:53
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco tax: Grounds for bipartisan cooperation

If the percentage of adult smokers is lowered, and lives saved in the process, it would be well worth the effort. We see no reason why both Democrats and Republicans should not work together in support of this important bipartisan measure.
Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph
added Mar 4, 2015 12:50
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[West Virginia] Senate proposes cigarette tax to fund substance abuse, workforce initiatives

would increase tax on cigarettes beginning July 1. The tax is currently 55 cents and would increase this year to $1.05, with subsequent increases to $1.30 and $1.55 in the next two years.
Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph
added Feb 26, 2015 14:52
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