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

We urge the North Carolina General Assembly to reject a legislative committee's proposal to slash funding for the state's highly successful tobacco prevention programs and instead maintain funding at the current level of $17.3 million a year. It would be
PR Newswire
added May 28, 2012 14:28
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[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
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[North Carolina] Peer Efforts Contribute to Historic Low in NC Teen Smoking Rates

A DHHS press release notes an apparent correlation between tobacco prevention efforts and the lowered rates. Since September 2007, the release says, nearly 10,000 North Carolina high school and middle school youths have pledged to stay tobacco-free in a
Southern Pines (NC) Pilot
added Aug 13, 2012 11:53
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[North Carolina] FDA extends comment period on e-cig regulations

said Friday it is extending by 30 days the public comment period for how it should regulate electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products. Comments now will be accepted until Aug. 8.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 21, 2014 14:59
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[North Carolina] Carolina Beach leaders differ on smoking ban

The two big arguments for a smoking ban are trash on the beach and second-hand smoke.
WECT 6 WILMINGTON (NC)
added Jul 31, 2012 07:57
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[North Carolina] CDC: Youth smoking rates fall to another historic low

Cigarette smoking rates fell from 15.8 percent in 2011 to 14 percent in 2012 ... But rather than tout the declines, CDC officials and some anti-tobacco advocates chose instead to stress their concerns about incremental increases in use of electronic cig
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 15, 2013 02:25
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[North Carolina] COURSEN-NEFF: The Hidden Victims of Tobacco

In the upcoming campaign season, much attention will be focused on small things, like who smokes and who doesn't. But America's youngest, and poorest, workforce shouldn't be forgotten. Leaders should promise to amend U.S. child labor law to provide the s
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 5, 2012 17:13
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[North Carolina] The $27B Reynolds-Lorillard deal: Which brands go where? (SLIDESHOW)

Newport will strengthen Reynolds' brand portfolio, which already includes Camel, Pall Mall, Natural American Spirit and the Grizzly smokeless tobacco product. Meanwhile, Imperial would not only gain Reynolds' Kool, Salem and Winston cigarette brands but a
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added May 29, 2015 14:22
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[North Carolina] Welcome to (Your Name Here) Medical School

Bowman Gray School of Medicine …became increasingly awkward to have an emblem of the leading cause of preventable death headlining an esteemed medical institution … quietly went back to being just the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2015 12:40
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[Florida, North Carolina] SCHWALBE: Legal product, criminal acts: Why tobacco companies deserve punitive damages

What matters is the behavior of the company that intentionally misrepresented and cruelly manipulated the product for the sake of profit. In the case of tobacco, it is more than reasonable when imposing penalties to remember that the product is dealt by a
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Aug 4, 2014 16:11
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