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[North Carolina] Rules on child-resistant packaging for e-cigarette liquids advance

Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also is spiking.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2015 11:28
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[North Carolina] Business Buzz: E-cigarette company picks Fayetteville

E-volution E-cig of Syracuse, New York, has come to town, acquiring Miss Vapes on Reilly Road and Vape Life on Raeford Road. Joshua Ebrahim, one of three owners of the company, said he and his partners strategically chose Fayetteville as they began to ex
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Mar 8, 2015 09:17
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[North Carolina] Plaintiff: Don’t decertify lawsuit against Reynolds

At its essence, the lawsuit is about whether the fiduciaries of the Reynolds employee retirement plan “undertook the appropriate investigation into the prudence of removing the Nabisco funds from the tobacco plan” and whether “prudence would have compell
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 19, 2015 11:37
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[North Carolina] Area executives appear in national rankings

The return of Susan Cameron as chief executive and president of Reynolds American Inc. also meant her reappearance on lists ranking the most influential female corporate executives.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 2, 2015 21:34
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[North Carolina] Groups critical of cuts to tobacco prevention programs

A coalition of public-health advocacy groups has taken North Carolina's elected leaders to task yet again for cutting funding for tobacco-prevention programs. The coalition issued Thursday its 16th annual national report that follows up on an initial stu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:11
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[North Carolina] Advocates worry about increase in teen e-cig use

manufacturers, market e-cigs as a reduced-risk product since they do not have Food and Drug Administration approval to make those claims. How the report adds fuel to the fiery debate is that some anti-tobacco advocates are decrying the jump in e-cig usage
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:01
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[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
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[North Carolina] NC Health Officials And Advisory Board Release Plan To Fight Cancer

Petersen says policymakers also need to pay attention to the risks of exposure to tobacco smoke and find ways to decrease it. She says a law passed by the General Assembly in 2010 making bars and restaurants smoke free was an important step. Petersen say
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Nov 7, 2014 22:49
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[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
Politico
added Oct 14, 2014 13:18
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[North Carolina, West Virginia] How to end child labor in state's tobacco fields

Today, Baldemar Velazquez, the President of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) will offer a solution to this absurd situation in a presentation outside of the Global Tobacco Networking Forum -- an industry confab at the swanky Greenbrier resort i
NC Policy Watch (blog)
added Oct 3, 2014 22:00
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