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[North Carolina] N.C. to get $108M after panel unfreezes tobacco settlement money

A federal arbitration panel has approved an agreement between the three largest American tobacco makers and 17 states, a move is expected to unfreeze $108 million in payments to North Carolina.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Mar 14, 2013 15:24

[North Carolina] Beach smoking ban authority might have new snag

Giving Wrightsville Beach the authority to fully enforce its beach strand smoking ban won't be as easy as a local bill in the legislature. Rep. Ted Davis (R-New Hanover) said Monday he was "very discouraged" to learn he couldn't file locally focused leg
Port City Daily (Wilmington, NC)
added Feb 25, 2013 21:45

[North Carolina] Council to consider tobacco shop bans

Seeking to "preserve neighborhood livability," the City Council tonight will consider a ban on tobacco shops downtown and in west Greenville. The new city ordinance would divide Greenville tobacco retailers into two classes, placing harsher zoning regul
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Feb 14, 2013 21:29

[North Carolina] Editorial: Breathe - Spring Lake takes aim at second-hand smoke

The aldermen are considering those actions as a part of Spring Lake's participation in a Community Transformation Grant aimed at creating healthier communities. We hope they give residents all the breathing room they can.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jan 17, 2013 15:47

[North Carolina] Aldermen to close holes in smoking ban

The ban, which passed Nov. 6 with the support of about 65 percent of Wrightsville Beach voters, has been plagued with questions about enforcement. Currently, the non-smoking area of the beachfront is along the ocean from Jack Parker Boulevard to the nor
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Dec 14, 2012 17:16

[North Carolina] Groups: State should restore spending for tobacco-prevention programs

A coalition of public-health advocacy groups took North Carolina’s elected leaders to task Thursday for keeping the funding spigot cut off for tobacco-prevention programs. The coalition issues an annual national report on tobacco-prevention funding that
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2012 15:35

[North Carolina] Condo fire started by cigarette in a trash can

The fire made 12 units uninhabitable at the Oakgrove Crossing condominiums at 3471 Forestdale Drive.
Burlington (NC) Times-News
added Nov 28, 2012 04:02

[North Carolina] Orange County bans smoking in public places

The Board of County Commissioners voted 6-1 on Tuesday to approve the smoking ban for property owned by county and municipal governments, including parks and sidewalks. The ban also extends to private property where the public is invited.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:35

[North Carolina] Belmont man dies in house fire that likely started from smoking bucket

A 78-year-old man has died after a house fire started early Monday in Gaston County, according to officials.
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Nov 12, 2012 15:33

Proposed Cuts to North Carolina’s Highly Successful Tobacco Prevention Programs Will Hurt Kids and Increase Health Care Costs

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 31, 2012 07:23
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