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[North Carolina] U.S. Labor secretary questions fiduciary fulfillment in Reynolds retirement case

has questioned whether the RJR Pension Investment committee fulfilled its fiduciary duties in a case involving its retirement plans. Secretary Thomas Lopez filed an amicus brief Sept. 9 in the Fourth District of the U.S. Appeals Court. The case involves p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 21, 2016 01:27
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[North Carolina] Boehner named to Reynolds board of directors

Boehner, a noted Camel cigarette smoker, will fill a new seat on the board, expanding it to 14 members. Boehner has long had significant ties to the industry, including receiving at least $186,600 in direct and indirect campaign contributions from the ma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 15, 2016 17:14
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[California, North Carolina] Tobacco tax proposition draws national spotlight once again

As of Thursday, Reynolds and affiliates have provided $13.2 million to the Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab committee that it helped form, according to the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Another $22.1 million has come from Philip Morris
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 11, 2016 01:20
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[North Carolina] September 6, 1856: The Beginning of Brightleaf Tobacco in NC

Abisha Slade of Caswell County spoke at an agricultural meeting about “the new process of curing yellow tobacco.” The talk reflected an agricultural breakthrough that had been discovered by one of Slade’s slaves by mistake in 1839. The slave, named Steph
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:52
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[North Carolina] Family-Friendly Photos of Life on a Tobacco Farm

we called up our friend David at Hestia Tobacco and asked him if he could send some cameras to any friends in the cigarette hustle. He passed along two disposables to his friend Eddie Callahan, owner of the Opie Tobacco Farm in Durham, North Carolina.
Vice.com
added Aug 31, 2016 13:43
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[North Carolina] Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools

Our results confirmed socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in tobacco retailer density, with more retailers found in areas with lower income and greater proportions of African American residents. A high proportion of retailers located in these are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century reports larger loss in second quarter

The new line will be sold to accredited scientists, researchers, universities and government health agencies. The company said the research cigarettes will be produced “with precise tobacco blends, nicotine contents, filtration, tar yields and even custo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2016 15:57
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[North Carolina] UNC study finds more youths experimenting with e-cigs

“Given that e-cigarettes have recently become the leading form of tobacco used by U.S. adolescents, the rapid increase in e-cigarette use among N.C. cigarette ‘never smokers’ is also concerning,”...increasing availability of the products in convenience s
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 9, 2016 14:46
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[North Carolina] E-Cigarette Use Rising Among Nonsmoking Teens

Use of electronic cigarettes continues to rise among teens, and there is new evidence that a growing number of high school-age youth who don't smoke cigarettes are taking up the e-cigarette habit. Among surveyed teens living in North Carolina, electronic
MedPage Today
added Aug 7, 2016 04:37
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[North Carolina] Judge mulling LGBT law has GOP and big-business pedigree

U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder, a former corporate lawyer known for representing the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, scheduled oral arguments for Monday on whether the state can require transgender people to use restrooms in many public buildings th
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 2, 2016 14:38
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