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[West Virginia] House may have votes to pass tobacco tax hikes; Cole, Armstead request additions to Special Session call

A tobacco tax increase bill proposed by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to generate anywhere from $71 million to $76 million in new revenues will be taken up directly on the floor of the House of Delegates after it comes out of the Senate. Senate passage was
West Virginia Metro News Network
added May 18, 2016 23:05
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[West Virginia] With Controversial Exemption Withdrawn, Tobacco Tax Hike Set for Thursday Senate Vote

but the 45 cent increase with the exemptions for smokeless products is what can be approved in the House of Delegates, according to the Majority Leader. “If you vote green you are voting for big tobacco. If you vote red you are voting for the health and
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added May 18, 2016 21:20
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[Canada, Virginia, West Virginia] Fahd Hamood Aljahaf and Muneer Kaid Khaled of New York sentenced in cigarette smuggling operation

collaborated to facilitate a trafficking network designed profit from the unlawful sale of contraband cigarettes. The defendants transported large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. The cigarettes were acquired in V
Indo-Canadian Voice (ca)
added May 18, 2016 19:35
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[West Virginia] Cigarette tax moved out of committee, stays at 45 cents per pack

Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added May 18, 2016 18:15
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[West Virginia] WV Senate panel approves 45-cent cigarette tax hike

Finance Committee members unanimously approved a 45-cent increase in cigarette taxes Tuesday — after rejecting a $1-a-pack hike on a party line 9-8 vote. Proponents of sticking with the 45-cent increase proposed in the Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s tobacco tax
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added May 18, 2016 18:09
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[West Virginia] Wife accuses husband’s insurance carrier of contract breach

Cincinnati Life is allegedly refusing to honor the claim because they insist his denial during the application process of ever using tobacco is false, since he died of esophageal cancer. The plaintiff states that Robertson never used tobacco.
West Virginia Record
added May 3, 2016 15:51
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West Virginia Cigarette Tax Hike Bill Goes Up in Smoke

Lawmakers in West Virginia rejected a proposal to increase the state’s excise taxes on cigarettes and e-cigarettes. Senate Bill 420 would have increased excise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products to $1.55 per pack, an increase of 55 cents per
Heartland Institute
added Apr 21, 2016 11:00
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[West Virginia] Fayette Board of Health eyes stronger smoking prohibitions

will consider changes to the Fayette County Clean Indoor Air Regulation to eliminate smoking in outdoor public places as well as all public and private places of employment. The amendment to the county's Clean Indoor Air Regulation will voted on by the b
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Apr 20, 2016 13:05
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[West Virginia] Most Democrats in House 35th District race back tobacco tax hike

Nearly all Democratic candidates running in the House of Delegates 35th District see raising West Virginia’s cigarette tax as a way to plug the state’s budget shortfall, spur people to quit smoking and drive down healthcare costs. West Virginia has one
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Apr 16, 2016 10:34
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Raise the age to buy smokes

delaying access to cigarettes — as Hawaii has done and California is set to do — is a sure-fire way of getting in the way of an addictive habit that carries dire consequences later in life...According to the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, the sta
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Mar 14, 2016 00:54
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