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[West Virginia] Community Voiced Opinions About Proposed Smoking Ban

Berkeley County residents and business owners voiced their opinions on the county's proposed clean air ordnance Wednesday evening. "We're against smoking in the workplace and public areas because it harms people and affects the heath of everyone around t
WHAG-TV NBC25 - (Hagerstown, MD)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:14

[West Virginia] Berkeley Co. council opposes smoking ordinance

After expressing their individual opinions and reaching a consensus, the council members unanimously voted against supporting the proposed ordinance as presented, without revision, citing concerns regarding property right infringement and a citizen's rig
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Apr 11, 2014 08:22

[West Virginia] MedExpress Offers Tobacco Cessation Program

MedExpress Urgent Care, a national leader in delivering high-quality, convenient and affordable walk-in care, is now offering a tobacco cessation program in all of its West Virginia locations. Individuals interested in quitting tobacco can visit MedExpres
PR Newswire
added Mar 25, 2014 16:03

[Kentucky, West Virginia] Editorial: Ohio should take lead on higher cigarette tax

tobacco takes a tremendous toll on the health of the region. We all pay for that through our tax dollars and health insurance premiums. Raising the tax on cigarettes makes sense for Ohio, and West Virginia and Kentucky, too.
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Mar 24, 2014 08:18

[Virginia, West Virginia] Income Gap, Meet the Longevity Gap

changes in smoking and obesity rates may help explain the connection between bigger bank accounts and longer lives. “Richer people and richer communities smoke less, and that gap is growing,” said Dr. Murray at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluat
New York Times
added Mar 15, 2014 18:10
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[West Virginia] EVENSEN: Beware the claims of e-cigarettes

* Here's a tip on how to judge these things. Just ask yourself how many times in the past century the cigarette industry has lied to you. ... FDA needs some serious research into the dangers of e-cigarettes, controls should be implemented, and someone ba
Keyser (WV) News-Tribune
added Mar 1, 2014 17:45

[Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia] Editorial: Banning youths' use of e-cigarettes is right move

lawmakers in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky are moving to fill a void in regulation of electronic cigarettes. ... All three states should act to put this ban in place.
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Feb 21, 2014 15:06

[West Virginia] Tobacco use down among W.Va. teens

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Division of Tobacco Prevention's 2013 West Virginia Youth Tobacco Survey showed the percentage of high school students who reported they have never tried or used any form of tobacco has increased from
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Dec 5, 2013 02:12

[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

[West Virginia] Coalition Claims Effects Of E-Cigarettes Negative

During the Ohio County Tobacco Prevention Coalition's November meeting at River City restaurant, guest presenter Christina Mickey spoke about smoking-related issues and the rise of e-cigarettes. The OCTPC's goals include creating awareness regarding toba
Wheeling (WV) News-Register
added Nov 25, 2013 08:55
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