Daily Archives: December 23, 2011

Virginia tobacco farmers turn to Christmas trees

Christmas is indeed a jolly time of year for some former Virginia tobacco farmers who have switched to a more health-friendly crop.

Policy bans all tobacco on all county property

Commissioners discussed a new policy Tuesday that bans all tobacco use on all county property including boat ramps, parks, trails and the sports complex, which will roll out in three phases starting Jan. 1 2012.

Tobacco firms drop law challenge

Four tobacco giants have dropped their legal challenge to a ban on displaying tobacco products in shops, the Government has said.