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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

[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

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

[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
added Jun 9, 2015 12:30

[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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