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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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[West Virginia] Ohio County Smoking Regulations Stand As They Are, Says Ohio County Health Board

Ohio County Board of Health has agonized over expanding its indoor smoking ban for months. But now they aren't even putting it to a vote. They say there simply isn't enough support, so the rules will stay as they are. That leaves some people pleased, w
WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Nov 15, 2017 03:01
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West Virginia included in Truth Initiative’s ‘Tobacco Nation’

West Virginia and 11 other states make up what the Truth Initiative is calling “Tobacco Nation” in a new report which finds smoking rates in that part of the United States are among some of the highest in the entire world. The Truth Initiative identifies
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Nov 9, 2017 20:31
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[West Virginia] Smoking ban expanded

Tensions smoldered at the Upshur County Board of Health’s meeting Thursday, following the board’s decision to adopt the revised Upshur County Clean Indoor Air Act, effectively banning smoking from all inside areas of fraternal organizations, motels, hotel
Buckhannon (WV) Record Delta
added Nov 7, 2017 03:50
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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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