Headlines Tagged with West Virginia — 2,383 headlines found
state Senate has approved on a bi-partisan vote a $1 per pack increase in the cigarette tax to help offset the state’s budget problems, while reducing the high rate of tobacco use. SB 420 would increase the tax on a pack of cigarettes to $1.55. Gov. Earl
Feb 23, 2016 West Virginia Metro News Network
added Feb 24, 2016 17:23
Republican legislators are moving bills... At a public hearing in the House of Delegates chamber last week, more than a dozen people spoke against legislation (HB 4472) that would allow county commissions to nix health board rules, including smoking bans.
Feb 21, 2016 Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Feb 21, 2016 16:20
Kessler, D-Marshall, has introduced SB 420, a bill that would increase the tax on other tobacco products, as well as ad a 45 cent tax on cigarettes and a 7.5 cent per milliliter tax on e-cigarette liquid.
Feb 19, 2016 HalfWheel
added Feb 20, 2016 16:18
This is why I am calling upon the West Virginia Legislature to increase the cigarette tax by $1 per pack and establish parallel taxes on other tobacco products to protect mothers and the unborn, to benefit the public health of West Virginia, to prevent y
Feb 17, 2016 Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Feb 18, 2016 22:40
Tomblin's plan would have raised the cigarette tax by 45 cents to $1, raised a tax on other tobacco products and taxed e-cigarettes....Instead, senators approved an amendment to increase the tax by $1 to $1.55, and dedicate the money to state employee and
Feb 17, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2016 20:06
Either an ideological (e.g., opposition to the act of smoking/vaping per se) or financial motive is likely driving the process. We need to insist on an answer before preventable tobacco related illness and deaths occur because of e-cig policy.
Feb 9, 2016 Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47
Mixed but pointed reactions came in Thursday to West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin's across the board tobacco tax proposal. 13 News found many of you think it's a tax that either will not help the economy, or will help cut tobacco use in the Mountai
Jan 14, 2016 WOWK-TV CBS 13 (Huntington, WV)
added Jan 15, 2016 01:57
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a smoking ban in the one-point-two million units of public housing it oversees. But this isn't just a ban on smoking in public areas. It would extend to the inside of people's apartments, too.
Jan 7, 2016 West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Jan 8, 2016 22:17
Ironically, Street says it was some of the smokers themselves at her bar who encouraged her to put in a smoking ban. EZ Street will still offer an area for smokers. Street says the bar has a patio with fire pits and heaters.
Dec 31, 2015 WSAZ NewsChannel 3 (Huntington, WV)
added Dec 31, 2015 17:33
their high concentrations of nicotene and the toxic effects of the chemicals that comprise the vapor that users inhale has led health officials and advocates to question just how safe the devices are. Electronic cigarettes are sometimes billed as a safer
Dec 28, 2015 Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Dec 29, 2015 16:54