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[West Virginia] AUDIO: Bill Seeks to Limit Childhood Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Cars

members of the Legislature - particularly those in the Liberty Caucus, oppose the bill saying it limits individual freedom. “I’m one of those that believe people have the right to make decisions for themselves but what I would like to see is for a dramat
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Feb 21, 2018 00:41
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West Virginia Senate Advances Car Secondhand Smoking Bill

The Senate Health and Human Resources Committee on Tuesday sent the bill to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The voice vote was not unanimous. The bill would make violations a misdemeanor with a punishment of a $25 fine upon conviction. Dr. Michael Kilke
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 14, 2018 03:22
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[West Virginia] Court Affirms Benefits Award For Lung Cancer Death

A company agreed to take on workers’ compensation claims when it purchased a facility, and a widow’s lung cancer claim falls within the list of compensable claims, even though some doctors concluded that asbestos was not a cause of the disease, West Virgi
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 1, 2018 03:42
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[West Virginia] Bill Tracking / Senate Bill 13

LAST ACTION: S To Judiciary 01/10/18 SUMMARY: Raising age to purchase tobacco and related products to 21 LEAD SPONSOR: Stollings SPONSORS: Prezioso, Woelfel, Baldwin, Beach
West Virginia Legislature
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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West Virginia state senators introduce bill to raise tobacco age to 21

If both houses agree this session, 2018 could be the year when West Virginia raises the age for purchasing and using tobacco products. Senators Ron Stollings, Roman Prezioso, Mike Woelfel, Stephen Baldwin, and Robert Beach introduced Senate Bill 13 Wedne
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 (Huntington, WV)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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Editorial: Declining smoking rate is good news for West Virginia

Finally. After years of little progress on smoking rates in West Virginia, a new study shows that fewer adults are smoking in the Mountain State... West Virginia and local governments expanded clean indoor air regulations, which means most workplaces and
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 20, 2017 03:08
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Sunday Perspective: An ember of good news on tobacco

West Virginia’s horrible cigarette smoking rate is declining. While 28.6 percent of adults were addicted in 2011, just 24.8 percent were in 2016...That’s still considerably worse than America’s 15 percent national rate...“In high school students since 200
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Dec 18, 2017 16:13
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[West Virginia] ALA asks WV to add e-cigarettes to nonsmoking laws

The American Lung Association in West Virginia is asking for the state to add e-cigarettes to laws that prohibit smoking in all public places and workplaces. A recent article by the Centers for Disease Control reports that eight states and the District o
WDTV CBS Channel 5 (Bridgeport, WV)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:30
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West Virginia’s adult smoker ranks decline

has declined over the past five years, according to a report released Tuesday by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health. According to the DHHR’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, the number of adult
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Dec 13, 2017 14:05
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[West Virginia] Smoking To Continue At Casino, Video Lottery Rooms in Ohio County

Smoking can continue in specified areas at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and in limited video lottery rooms, now that the Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health has declined to change the county’s clear air regulation. A vote wasn’t taken during
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Nov 16, 2017 00:53
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