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[West Virginia] Cabell County Courthouse to become a smoke-free campus

Bob Bailey, president of the Cabell County Commission, said he is in complete agreement with the county's new non-smoking policy but is concerned when it comes to enforcing the ban. "I am for it 100 percent, but I'll wait with bated breath to see who en
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Jun 23, 2017 05:57

[West Virginia] Attorney General Morrisey Alerts Consumers to Misleading Tobacco Settlement Promotion

The end goal involves a pitch for consumers to buy a subscription to a monthly report in order to learn more. Subscribers are charged approximately $5 for the first month and $100 for a one-year subscription. It is difficult to cancel once an individual
West Virginia Attorney General
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11

[West Virginia] Smoke-free park proposed in Gallipolis, Ohio

A popular park in Gallia County could become tobacco-free, but the proposal is still in its very early stages. Mckenzie Conley, the director of the tobacco use, prevention and cessation grant at the Gallia County Health Department, proposed the policy a
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 (Huntington, WV)
added Jun 10, 2017 15:48

[West Virginia] ‘Joe Too Cool to Smoke’

“Joe Too Cool to Smoke” Snoopy marks its 10th birthday with Ohio County health officer Dr. William Mercer, who uses the character as an anti-smoking educational tool.
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added May 28, 2017 14:07

[West Virginia] Reaction still mixed for smoking ban

Legislation to ban public smoking in Berkeley County’s restaurants and bars — now three years old...while health officials see the smoking ban as a significant victory for residents’ health, owners of county restaurants and bars, say the law has cut into
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added May 28, 2017 14:06

[West Virginia] Dan Foster: Opioid epidemic horrible, but don’t forget about ravages of tobacco

Yes, the Mountain State has reasonably effective clean indoor air laws, which appear to have made a difference, but, although recently raised, our cigarette tax remains far lower than it is in most other states, providing an opportunity for our legislato
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added May 22, 2017 16:29

[New York, West Virginia] Virginia company and five individuals indicted on cigarette smuggling charges

indictment charges that the defendants transported large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. The cigarettes were acquired in Virginia, where the tax rate for cigarettes is one of the lowest in the nation, and sold in o
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 03:25

[West Virginia] Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health Takes No Action on Clean Air Law

heard more public comment regarding a current exemption to the indoor smoking ban. Three speakers urged the board to keep in place the current exemption that allows smoking in specified areas at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and in limited video
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added May 11, 2017 00:34

[West Virginia] Wheeling City Council: County-Wide Smoking Ban Would Burn Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack

Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott said imposing a full ban on indoor public smoking in the city would hurt business at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. The city uses revenue from the track to help pay off police and fire pension debt. Photo by Casey Ju
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added May 3, 2017 22:34

[West Virginia] All Things Considered: U.S. Tobacco Profits Soar Despite Drop In Number Of Smokers

Maloney of The Wall Street Journal found revenue is soaring. Her piece in today's Journal details how... MALONEY: Well, the profit margins are growing every single year. They've gone up 77 percent since 2007. CORNISH: So is there, like, a typical or aver
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Apr 25, 2017 16:43
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