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[North Carolina] Granite Quarry hedging on whether parks should be totally tobacco-free

Each member of the Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen weighed in on the matter Monday night, but Mayor Bill Feather asked whether he could table the matter for more discussion later. Feather said he has never smoked himself and has family members whose ca
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Oct 10, 2015 12:31

[North Carolina] While rains hammer NC crops, a bit early to assess damage

Agriculture officials say that poultry and hog operations appeared to have come through the storm all right. But when the rains came, workers were just getting into the fields to harvest such things as peanuts, sweet potatoes and tobacco.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 8, 2015 09:35

North Carolina: Excessive Rains Could Prove a Mixed Blessing – USDA

6-8 inches rainfall over the last week has saturated tobacco and late cucurbit fields delaying harvests and has compromised both crops. Fortunately, flooding has not been significant thus far.
AgFax Media
added Oct 7, 2015 13:29
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Record rain damages crops, concerns NC farmers

Greg Hipp, a farmer in Fuquay-Varina, said he is holding out a bit of hope that his tobacco will survive the flooding. "If we can make it to Tuesday and (the tobacco) is still on the stalk, than it will probably be OK," he said. "But you know, with thes
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Oct 7, 2015 13:28

[North Carolina] Reynolds, trust expand partial settlement deal

A shareholder trust and Reynolds American Inc.’s board of directors are requesting approval for a partial settlement agreement in a lawsuit that attempted to block Reynolds’ $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc. The Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 7, 2015 13:25
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[North Carolina] Triangle HBCUs aim to stop smoking on campuses

Campus leaders and students from 33 historically black colleges and universities across the country gathered at Shaw University on Monday to kick off a campaign to make their schools tobacco free. The Tobacco-Free HBCU Campus Initiative is a two-day conf
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Oct 7, 2015 13:16

[North Carolina] hbcus aim to stop smoking on campuses

The Tobacco-Free HBCU Campus Initiative is a two-day conference featuring workshops on the harmful effects of tobacco, particularly among African Americans... The conference at Shaw coincides with “Race to Quit NC,” a statewide campaign this week to help
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 7, 2015 13:14

[North Carolina] E-cigarettes banned in public places in Durham come Jan. 1

Starting next year, e-cigarettes will be banned on most public property in the city and rest of Durham County. That includes areas within 100 feet of bus stops, in public parks, enclosed shopping malls, elevators, some sidewalks and city and county prop
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Oct 6, 2015 22:14

[North Carolina] FDA expands hip-hop anti-tobacco message to Triad

The campaign includes a multiple digital element and outreach at local events that feature community speakers. FDA spokesman Michael Felberbaum said there are no specific events set for the Triad. He said local events in Charlotte and Raleigh included co
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 6, 2015 22:14

[North Carolina] REED: Guest column: Is vaping safe?

switching to vaping may lead to “harm reduction” and decreased health risks, but that comes at the cost of making vaping, and by extension smoking, socially acceptable again and especially exposing young people to new forms of nicotine addiction. Time wil
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Oct 6, 2015 14:21
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