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[North Carolina] Judge Authorizes Disclosure of Asbestos Evidence

said the names of people who sued Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC before it filed for bankruptcy and who cast creditors’ ballots in the In re Flintkote Co. bankruptcy can be disclosed to Imperial Tobacco.
National Law Journal
added Aug 27, 2014 10:46

[Germany, North Carolina] Update: Lorillard suffers small legal defeat in battle with Zippo

A German court Monday temporarily stopped a Lorillard subsidiary from using the “blu” brand on its electronic cigarettes in Germany until it can resolve a trademark dispute with the lighter company in a scheduled 2015 trial, Zippo said in a news release.
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Aug 25, 2014 18:51

[North Carolina] Wilson Tobacco Market marks 125th year this week

It was September 1890 when the Wilson Tobacco Market opened for its first season of selling the golden leaf. Advertisements in The Wilson Mirror, the newspaper at the time, urged growers to haul their tobacco to Wilson to sell because they could save mon
added Aug 22, 2014 13:17

[North Carolina] Bill will allow e-cigarettes to be sold to inmates

There’s a new bill in town for Raleigh, N.C., and its purpose is to allow jails throughout the state to sell e-cigarettes to prisoners. The only step left is for Governor Pat McCrory to sign the bill into action. (blog)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:47

[North Carolina] Shareholder files suit against Reynolds

Reynolds American Inc.'s $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. has received its first legal challenge from a Reynolds shareholder. ... The plaintiff is suing Reynolds, its board of directors—which includes top executive Susan Cameron — and British Ameri
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 12:07
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[North Carolina] Study: Health in rural areas directly related to income

“North Carolinians living in rural areas are less likely to have access to health services, are more likely to engage in risky health behaviors, and have a higher mortality rate than those living in nonrural areas,” according to the task force.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 12:06

Physicians’ Attitudes and Use of E-Cigarettes as Cessation Devices, North Carolina, 2013 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many North Carolina physicians are having conversations about e-cigarettes with their patients, and some are recommending them. Future FDA regulation of e-cigarettes may help provide evidence-based guidance to physicians about e-cigarettes and will help e
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
added Aug 19, 2014 22:05

[North Carolina] Not just Ebola: Drugs manufactured in tobacco plants being tested against array of diseases

Medicago has a new production facility in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina....expected to be able to make 30 million fight a major outbreak of "pandemic" flu....Scientists favour tobacco plants because they grow quickly and their biology
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 17, 2014 07:17

[New York, North Carolina] NC Tobacco Production Contributes to Black Market Cigarettes

Organized crime has a new source of funding that's rooted partly in North Carolina. Cigarette trafficking is now grossing in over 5.5 billion dollars annually ... with limited police force and lacking legislation regarding the issue, it's difficult to get
NCNN (North Carolina News Network)
added Aug 16, 2014 21:16

[New York, North Carolina] Cops: Man smuggled 200 cigarette cartons into NY

The Erie County Sheriff's Office said 43-year-old Hamid Thompson of Buffalo was arrested Thursday morning after they stopped him on the New York State Thruway. Authorities say they learned of Thompson's plan after several weeks of investigation. A searc
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 15, 2014 14:38
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