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[West Virginia] Public Meeting Set for Clean Air Regulations

The Wetzel-Tyler Health Department board will vote on its Clean Air Regulation of 2016 at 1 p.m. on Tuesday.... The proposed regulation prohibits smoking in several areas, including but not limited to, the following: means of public transit, public areas
Wetzel Chronicle (New Martinsville, WV)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:33
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[West Virginia] Barbara Evans Fleischauer: With tobacco tax increase, now is the best time to quit

Because of the passage of the tobacco tax, which went into effect on July 1, we are urging all stakeholders to immediately join together to launch an aggressive campaign to convince people to quit - NOW. We have a limited window of time for this campaign
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Jul 4, 2016 14:45
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[West Virginia] VIDEO: Tobacco tax hike goes into effect in W.Va.

goes from 65 cents to $1.20 per pack, starting Friday. The increase is projected to bring in about $100 million a year. "It came out of nowhere," said Bill Gleason, manager of La Fontaines Tobacco & Wine. "We haven't even had a letter from the state --
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 (Huntington, WV)
added Jul 3, 2016 10:51
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Cigarette tax hike, other West Virginia laws taking effect

After months of stalled negotiations over how to balance the state budget, lawmakers in mid-June opted to bank on higher taxes on cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to raise about $98 million a year.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2016 18:59
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Cigarette tax hike, other West Virginia laws taking effect

After months of stalled negotiations over how to balance the state budget, lawmakers in mid-June opted to bank on higher taxes on cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to raise about $98 million a year. The cigarette tax will grow by 65 cen
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 30, 2016 15:47
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[West Virginia] Senate approves Tomblin’s revamped budget bill, 27-4

Republican leaders said the new measure offered a more balanced approach, projecting a revenue increase of $100 million generated by a 65-cent tax hike on cigarettes, e-cigarettes and vaping products
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Jun 12, 2016 15:21
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[West Virginia] Miley: at least half of House Dems will support 65-cent tobacco increase if money goes to PEIA

During an appearance Friday on MetroNews “Talkline,” Miley (D-Harrison) explained the 51 percent plan. He said he can deliver at least 19 votes from his 36 member caucus in favor of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s plan to increase the tobacco tax by 65 cents wit
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Jun 10, 2016 21:48
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[West Virginia] Police arrest woman for exposing son to secondhand smoke

: Officers found Shultz intoxicated while in a vehicle with her son. Once an improvised smoking device was found in the car, she admitted to smoking subutex with her son present.
Morgantown (WV) Dominion-Post
added Jun 10, 2016 16:49
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[West Virginia] Lawmakers nix sales tax hike; tobacco tax rekindles

The committee did move a bill to the floor, a 65 cent per-pack tax increase on cigarettes. The original bill would not have taxed other tobacco products or e-cigarette fluids, but both those items were amended into the bill, which is now projected to rai
Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph
added Jun 2, 2016 14:37
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[West Virginia] Senate committee turns to new 65-cent tobacco tax bill

members exchanged sharp words over the state’s budget crisis. The committee eventually rejected Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s bill to increase the Consumer Sales Tax by one percent but approved another tobacco tax bill. This one would get most of its revenue f
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Jun 2, 2016 14:36
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