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News Summaries for Virginia
NameDate
Hopes for Public Smoking Ban Are Snuffed Out2/15/2008
Eight bills that ban public smoking die in House2/8/2008
Smoking ban is a workplace safety issue2/2/2008
Kaine coming to Beach to discuss banning smoking in restaurants1/4/2008
City Council votes to ask for smoking ban12/11/2007
Arlington, Alexandria Define Legislative Priorities12/6/2007
Portsmouth votes to request state's OK for smoking ban11/28/2007
Domino effect11/23/2007
Lighting up hope for smoking ban10/16/2007
Virginia agency seeks to make banning smoking easier8/23/2007
New smoking ban proposed8/22/2007
Smoking Opinion: Attorney general’s legal opinion casts doubt over the city’s proposed smoking ban.8/9/2007
Norfolk again tackles a smoking ban in restaurants and bars8/1/2007
Kaine to Seek Restaurant Smoking Ban6/26/2007
Smoking ban is all but snuffed out6/19/2007
Kaine vetoes 5 bills after his amendments to them were rejected last week4/10/2007
Virginia lawmakers override governor on smoking ban4/5/2007
Health Chief Promises 'Common-Sense' Rules4/3/2007
Va. Gov Defends Proposed Smoking Ban3/29/2007
Kaine Proposes Smoking Ban, Vetoes 5 Bills3/26/2007
Fuming Over Zoning-Related Smoking Ban3/15/2007
Alexandria considers unique smoking ban- through zoning3/3/2007
Governor to consider banning smoking in Virginia restaurants3/3/2007
Smoking bill awaits changes by Kaine2/23/2007
State senate approves ban on smoking in restaurants2/5/2007
Amendment on governor's terms defeated: House passes bill requiring restaurants to post smoking signs2/3/2007
Salem delegate’s smoking bill advances1/30/2007
Smoking bans meet different fates1/26/2007
71 percent in Va. want smoking ban1/17/2007
Indoor-smoking ban on agenda again1/14/2007
Griffith bill aimed at curbing smoking1/10/2007
Governor will ban smoking in all state buildings10/26/2006
Smoking debate may reignite8/30/2006
Smoking bans may spread to tobacco states7/3/2005
Officials encouraging smoke-free restaurants4/4/2005
LETTER: A Better Smoking Ban2/14/2005
Senate rejects bill to ban smoking in public places2/9/2005