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[Australia, Vietnam, Kentucky, North Carolina] McConnell seeks to protect tobacco industry in trade deal

McConnell is pressuring U.S. negotiators to ensure that tobacco companies can take part in the dispute settlement portion of the trade deal, with talks scheduled next week on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact with several countries in Asia a
The Hill
added Oct 19, 2014 19:29

[France, Ireland, North Carolina] Gov. to French, Irish: Don't mess with our tobacco

In a trans-Atlantic debate over cigarette packaging, North Carolina's governor poses a rhetorical question to the Irish and French governments: Would Guinness be recognizable labeled simply as "beer?" Or would champagne sell as well in a bottle lacking i
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 17, 2014 16:57

[France, Ireland, North Carolina] NC governor decries French, Irish cigarette plans - SFGate

McCrory has written letters to French and Irish officials decrying plans in those countries to force manufacturers to package their cigarettes in plain containers. McCrory argues farmers and manufacturers in the top U.S. tobacco-producing state would be h
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 15, 2014 16:16

[North Carolina] School group cuts ties with Reynolds

National School Boards Association is cutting ties...Gentzel, said..."the debate about Reynolds involvement was a distraction from our larger efforts to promote student health and well-being. ... To be in the middle of that controversy didn't seem to serv
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2014 22:00

[North Carolina] ISDS exclusion for tobacco in TPP draws fire

“Excluding tobacco from any chapter of our trade agreements would strike another serious blow to our state’s economy and not do anything to advance public health,” N.C. Agribusiness Council Executive Vice President Erica Peterson said in a statement Mond
added Oct 14, 2014 13:18

[North Carolina] 'Grand Old Lady' is now 'historic'

The former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. headquarters officially can be touted as "historic" after being approved for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The registry placed the 22-story building on the list Aug. 19. It has served as downt
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 13, 2014 14:11

[North Carolina] FDA proposes new regulations on cigar industry

Part of the new regulations would require cigar manufacturers to report and submit product and ingredient listings. The new regulations also include new health warning label rules. The FDA does not deny that the new regulations could place a serious fin
WBTV Channel 3 CBS (Charlotte, NC)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:06

[North Carolina] Fewer Medicare Advantage plans available in Triad

Low enrollment status is not likely an exit factor for the two Blue Cross plans in the Triad since they were promoted to R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. retirees in 2012 and 2013 as the company opted to take retired workers off its health plan and provide a $1
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 12, 2014 10:22

[North Carolina] Tobacco companies pursue more vapor innovations

As the industry, politicians and anti-tobacco advocates awaits e-cig guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration, two companies – Logic and Fin – are moving forward with advancements in their personalized vapor products. Lorillard Inc. is preparing
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 12, 2014 10:12
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[North Carolina] Trustee: Don't let Phelps halt liquidation

The bankruptcy trustee for three defunct Mocksville tobacco companies is asking that a judge deny an attempt by convicted felon Calvin Phelps to halt their final liquidation stage.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 7, 2014 11:59
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