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[North Carolina] Adult smoking rate drops to another historic low of 15.1 percent in 2015

Even with the decreasing adult smoking rates, Henrico County-based Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and ITG Brands LLC continue to show quarterly and annual revenue gains, in part through per-pack list price increases to distributors that are
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 29, 2016 14:54
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[North Carolina] Reynolds executives express optimism, rather than gloom, with new FDA rules

During a London presentation... Cameron said she was pleased with the FDA’s tone and language with the new rules, particularly the FDA’s recognition “that vapor products can play an important role in reducing the harm caused by smoking.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 29, 2016 14:31
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[North Carolina] Reynolds establishes another stock-trading plan for executives

said Friday that 11 management officials, including chief executive Susan Cameron, have established stock-trading plans as allowed by federal securities regulations.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 28, 2016 16:22
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[North Carolina] Senator asks FDA for clarity on consequences of new e-cig rules

A Republican Senate committee chairman has sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking “for assistance in understanding the consequences” of its new rules on electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 27, 2016 11:41
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[North Carolina] Adult smoking rate drops to another historic low of 15.1 percent in 2015

The rate of 15.1 percent, or about 37.4 million adults, represents more proof of declining smoking, considering the rate was 16.8 percent in 2014, 20.9 percent in 2005 and 24.7 percent in 1997. The CDC issued an early release of data from the 2015 Nation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2016 22:51
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century launches line of nicotine cigarettes for global research

The company said the new line includes various levels of nicotine similar to its Spectrum brand, which is sold only to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The new line will be sold to accredited scientists, researchers, universities and government heal
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 20, 2016 13:51
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[North Carolina] ENDS of an era: Opponents of FDA regulations say new rules choke e-cig, vape industry

The reason behind the strong new regulations, according to Alex Raines of One Stop Vape Shop in Rockingham, is a false belief that all e-liquids used by people who vape contain the dangerous chemical diacetyl. “Diacetyl, that was linked to popcorn lung
Richmond County (NC) Daily Journal
added May 19, 2016 16:23
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[North Carolina] E-cigarettes banned in Brunswick Co. government buildings

BOLIVIA, N.C. (AP) — Brunswick County’s smoking ordinance has been amended to include a ban against e-cigarettes. Media outlets report the ordinance was changed at Monday’s commissioners meeting. The ordinance regulates smoking inside county-owned build
AP - Associated Press
added May 18, 2016 18:31
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[North Carolina] SWEDA: May 5, 2016 – a RAIny day in Winston-Salem

During the question & answer session, several speakers raised the issue of working conditions for farm workers. Hillary Laslo, a FLOC member from Toledo, OH, spoke of abusive conditions on the farm and the fear of retaliation. Julie Taylor, the ex-Direc
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 13, 2016 19:57
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[New York, North Carolina] 22nd Century explores growing cannabis in tobacco plants

22nd Century Group Inc. said Thursday it has opened molecular biology laboratories on the Buffalo Niagara Medical campus that are focused in research involving industrial hemp/cannabis and tobacco.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 13, 2016 15:33
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