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West Virginia University Researcher Lessons Learned in Iceland

A West Virginia University researcher is working in two counties to apply lessons about peer groups from Iceland where he says teenage use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco has been “virtually eradicated.” Alfgeir Kristjansson, assistant professor in WVU’s
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 24, 2017 05:09
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[West Virginia] Pullman Square to go smoke-free in December

announced Metropolitan Partners, which owns and manages the popular plaza in downtown Huntington. The move, made "by popular demand" in partnership with the Cabell-Huntington Health Department, comes as an atmospheric improvement for the plaza, the compa
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Oct 22, 2017 21:21
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[West Virginia] No Action Taken On Smoking Ban in Ohio County

but three new board members expressed concern for the potential economic impact of an expanded smoking ban. The board held a special meeting to discuss the countywide clean indoor and outdoor air regulation, which contains an exemption that allows smoki
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Oct 11, 2017 15:30
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[West Virginia] Smoking ban vote delayed

BUCKHANNON — Efforts to snuff out smoking in Upshur County were put on ice Thursday, when the Upshur County Board of Health meeting could not vote on the issue due to lack of a quorum.
Buckhannon (WV) Record Delta
added Sep 26, 2017 15:15
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Kentucky lawsuit alleges West Virginia governor’s companies took part in fraud

The new complaint relates to an earlier one filed in 2012. In that one, New London Tobacco Market and Fivemile Energy argued they had leased coal in Breathitt County to Kentucky Fuel and that the company did not carry out the contract terms.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[Kentucky, West Virginia] Justice companies fraudulently transferred properties, lawsuit claims

after a 2012 lawsuit claimed James C. Justice Companies did not pay fees it was supposed to in a business agreement with New London Tobacco Market, “the Justice Companies in combination with other persons and companies, began to engage in a series of tran
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Sep 17, 2017 14:01
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[Kentucky, West Virginia] Governor Justice’s companies accused of fraudulent transfers in federal court case

The lawsuit was filed by New London Tobacco Market Inc. of Tennessee and by Fivemile Energy LLC of Kentucky...One part of the agreement was $10,000 retainer fees that were to be paid to New London Tobacco Market each month starting in 2010. The lawsuit c
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Sep 17, 2017 14:00
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[West Virginia] Letter: Tobacco Prevention Program zeroed out before settlement

In 1994, when I was hired by the West Virginia Tobacco Control Program... We would still be receiving that $70 million today, until 2023, if we had not sold out. Which brings me to another sad piece of news. West Virginia’s Tobacco Prevention Program, w
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[West Virginia] Pregnant women in W.Va. show high rates of tobacco use

even the county in West Virginia with the lowest rate of smoking during pregnancy, Putnam County, had a rate nearly twice the national average — 15.5 percent. Between 2011-2015, a total of 102,361 babies were born in West Virginia. Of those births, 26,80
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Aug 21, 2017 14:33
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[West Virginia] Berkeley County officials approve joint health board

The Jefferson County Health Board would also need to re-write its clean air policy, Kearns said. “There is no way that two counties can have a no-smoking ordinance that protects the public workplace from second-hand smoke, when the other county board do
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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