West Virginia

Costlier West Virginia Tobacco Tax Increase Proposed

Earlier this year we reported on a proposed increase in the taxes charged on other tobacco products (OTP) in the state of West Virginia. While…

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West Virginia Legislature Will Debate Tobacco Tax Increases

A bill introduced into the West Virginia Senate is seeking a pair of tobacco tax increases, first on cigarettes from $0.55 to $1.55 per pack, and…

Brooke County, W.Va. Passes Smoking Ban

The two northernmost counties in West Virginia now have smoking bans in place as the five members of the Brooke County Board of Health voted…

Brooke County, W.V. Looking at Smoking Ban (Update)

Less than two weeks after West Virginia’s smallest and northernmost county passed a smoking ban, its neighbor to the south is about to begin the…

Barbour County, W.Va. Enacting Tougher Smoke Laws

Smoking restrictions in Barbour County, W.Va. are about to get stricter. As of Oct. 1, 2014, smoking will be banned in workplaces, public parks and…

Hancock County, W.V. Board of Health Passes Smoking Ban

The Hancock County Board of Health voted 5-0 on Tuesday afternoon in favor of passing the Hancock County Clean Air Regulation of 2014, a sweeping…

Hancock County, W.Va. Moves Toward Smoking Ban

A smoking ban in West Virginia’s smallest and northernmost county took a step forward on Tuesday as the county’s board of health unanimously approved the…

Hancock County, W.V. Revisits Smoking Ban Tomorrow

The Hancock County Health Board is scheduled to revisit a proposed county wide smoking ban at its scheduled meeting tomorrow, resuming the discussion after tabling…

Glen Dale, W. Va. Makes Parks Tobacco Free

The city of Glen Dale, W. Va. has officially made its parks tobacco free, as signs were formally installed throughout the city last week. According…

Hancock County, W.Va. Delays Smoking Ban Vote Until Summer

The decision on a sweeping smoking ban in West Viriginia’s smallest and northernmost county will have to wait until at least July, as the Hancock…