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[West Virginia] Washington County proposal would raise tobacco age to 21

Health Department is looking for input on a proposal to increase the legal purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 in local communities. “What we’re looking at behind this is tobacco use rates in Washington County,” said Washington County Health Commissio
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Jun 20, 2018 13:45
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[West Virginia] Park facilities to ban smoking, vaping

the Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District has voted to move forward with a new tobacco-free policy that will limit smoking and vaping to parking lots only. "We as a board and our employees have talked about it for awhile," director Kevin Brady
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Apr 30, 2018 18:24
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[West Virginia] Defendants Want Asbestos Plaintiffs Precluded From Raising Tobacco-Use Issues ($$)

Federal law prevents lung cancer and mesothelioma asbestos plaintiffs from arguing or presenting evidence that they lacked sufficient warning about the dangers tobacco use posed, four defendants told a West Virginia judge on April 13 (In re: Asbestos Liti
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:58
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[West Virginia] Letter: Vaping stores support sensible regulation (Daily Mail)

I’m both a parent and a person who works in the vaping industry. I wish to let people know that we in the vaping industry do not want teens to pick up or use vaping products. Vaping is a harm reducing alternative to smoking that been a great help to my
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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[West Virginia] Bills restricting tobacco sales, smoking around children don't make it out of committee

Time ran out on legislation that would have made it illegal to sell tobacco or tobacco products to anyone in West Virginia under the age of 21. Neither Senate Bill 13 or House Bill 2331 made it out of committee: SB 13 languished in judiciary, while the h
WVNews.com
added Mar 6, 2018 14:50
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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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