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[North Carolina] Adult smoking rate falls to new low

At $1.2 million, North Carolina was tied for 45th in terms of state funding being spent directly on tobacco prevention programs during fiscal year 2013-14. By comparison, the CDC recommends North Carolina dedicate $106.8 million. That means the state is
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 1, 2014 06:54

[New York, North Carolina] USDA given second extension in Reynolds lawsuit

complaint that the USDA has failed to properly collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from Native American cigarette manufacturers Onondaga Nation and T&D Enterprises, both of New York state...government has failed in its duty to diligently enforce the laws.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 1, 2014 06:37

[UK, North Carolina] Exposed: The US tobacco firms treating farm workers like slaves

DESPERATE workers on American tobacco farms are living like slaves as they toil from dawn till dusk for a pittance, according to a damning report...MP Jim Sheridan joined a fact-finding team investigating the plight of the workers picking tobacco for the
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:20

[North Carolina] Art from RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. being auctioned

Artwork that originally was part of the collection belonging to the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is being auctioned in Winston-Salem. The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County now owns the artwork that will be auctioned Sunday afternoon at The Ga
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 24, 2014 02:34

[North Carolina] Rogers: Whether you smoke it or work in it, tobacco is fraught with danger

I spent four summers in the early 1950s putting in tobacco in Columbus County. I’ve seen grown men cry, fight, pass out...illegal to sell cigarettes to minors but we can hire them to work all day in it. Does that make sense? Tobacco has been a golden cr
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 21, 2014 23:15

[North Carolina] Commit to quit: Join the 24-hour smoke-free effort

Most service members know the health risks of smoking, but smoking not only affects the smoker’s health, it also poses significant risks to others. Secondhand smoke contains more than 250 chemicals that are harmful to anyone exposed, leading to serious h
Camp Lejeune Globe
added Nov 20, 2014 11:38

[North Carolina] Reynolds returns to heat-not-burn technology

Eclipse, came and went in a four-year period...On Monday, Reynolds’ management team gave analysts and investors not only a revival date for heat-not-burn - Feb. 1 in a test market in Wisconsin - but also a new name - Revo - that they hope can fulfill its
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 18, 2014 09:37

[North Carolina] Child Labor In America's Tobacco Fields

It's hard to tell how many or how old they are, but an Oxfam America/Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) study found one in 10 working in North Carolina's tobacco fields are younger than 18. Baldemar Velasquez, president of the AFL-CIO's Farm Labor
Public News Service (PNS)
added Nov 17, 2014 12:50
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[North Carolina] Grady Barnhill dies at age 84

he did a wide range of commercial litigation – from airline crashes to tobacco litigation to accounting malpractice ... Jimmy Barnhill said his brother was also counsel for R.J. Reynolds in smoking and health cases.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 11, 2014 15:41

[North Carolina] Lawsuit targets British American’s role in Reynolds deal

wants the deal blocked essentially because British American Tobacco PLC is protecting its 42 percent Reynolds stake at the expense of public shareholders. The Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable Trust is suing Reynolds, its board — which includes top execu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 11, 2014 15:39
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