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[West Virginia] Smoking ban on Preston agenda

KINGWOOD -- The Preston County Board of Health will again discuss extending the county smoking regulation to include bars, when it meets Tuesday, Nov. 10.
Morgantown (WV) Dominion-Post
added Nov 11, 2015 00:12

[West Virginia] GRUETZE: Player's Advantage: Casinos should follow same no-smoking rule as other businesses

The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Board should fulfill its duty to protect all the public. Apply the smoking ban everywhere, including Wheeling Island and video-lottery rooms. That would serve the public and set an example for other governing bodies, inclu
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Nov 6, 2015 02:26

[West Virginia] VIDEO: Ohio County Board of Health Discuss Expanding Smoking Regulations

They held a meeting Thursday, allowing people to come out and give their opinion. Some of the changes will amend the clean indoor air regulations put into place in 2005. They include making smokers stand farther away from the entrances of buildings and
WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Oct 31, 2015 15:04

BENZMILLER: Tax Hikes Shouldn't Be Part of West Virginia Tax Reform

58% of cigarettes smoked in New York, for example, are smuggled from out of the state... It’s time for the West Virginia government to get serious, cut spending, lower taxes, and stay out of the pockets of its citizens as much as possible. Some have sugg
Americans for Tax Reform
added Sep 29, 2015 08:34
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Hiking taxes on cigarettes, alcohol would aid state's financial crisis

It’s a difficult decision to add to citizens’ tax burden, but it seems obvious that some hikes are going to be necessary if the state is to continue to meet its financial needs. We believe at least a part of that change should come in increases in taxes
Fayette Tribune
added Sep 28, 2015 17:35

[West Virginia] WVU employee battles tobacco policy

Dennis Cole, an employee of the Health Sciences Center for 23 years, recently filed a third petition against West Virginia University’s policy banning tobacco on campus. ... Walking past the library or behind Woodburn, it’s easy to see that students stil
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:46

[West Virginia] 6 charged in W.Va. with illegal cigarette trafficking

Elbarati, Aldaylam and Alsaidi also are charged with transportation of contraband cigarettes. The indictment says Elbarati, owner of Smoke Palace in Winchester, bought millions of dollars worth of cigarettes from wholesalers and resold them to out-of-stat
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2015 16:28

[West Virginia] Tobacco Tax Likely on Table for 2016 Session

Tuesday's meeting of the Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform focused on one tax increase that may be palatable for members of the state Legislature, the tobacco tax. West Virginia last increased its tobacco tax in 2003 to the current 55 cents per pack,
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Sep 16, 2015 10:54

[UK, West Virginia] Local Smokers Respond to New Findings on Electronic Cigarettes

Haught's certainly not alone, in fact with many people wanting to drop the habit have traded the smoke for the vapor. At Rapture Vapor inside the Ohio Valley Mall, this new alternative means big business.
WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:24

[West Virginia] Upshur County Commission's properties won't be designated tobacco-free

BUCKHANNON — Anti-tobacco advocates on Thursday asked the Upshur County Commission to designate county-owned property as tobacco-free. Instead of granting the request, commissioners did the opposite: They voted not to designate county property as tobacco
Clarksburg (WV) Exponent Telegram
added Jul 17, 2015 13:15
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