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[North Carolina] Cigarettes blamed for Asheville fires

Second blaze in a week caused by smoking
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Aug 30, 2012 11:46
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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] Can Imperial compete with Reynolds and Altria? For Greensboro’s sake, it better

in her written dissent, FTC Commissioner Linda Brill also laid out the perils...Imperial is getting only Reynolds' and Lorillard’s weakest brands — including Winston, Kool, Salem and Maverick--while Reynolds gets Newport, the top-selling menthol cigarette
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Jun 10, 2015 11:42
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[North Carolina] Imperial Tobacco revenue off 4 percent, company confident of deal

is a key third-party participant in Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion offer to buy Lorillard Inc., essentially to acquire the Newport traditional cigarette menthol brand. Imperial has agreed to pay Reynolds $7.1 billion for Lorillard’s operations in
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 7, 2015 13:35
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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] Officials: Smoking caused fatal fire

A burning cigarette is the cause of a fire that killed a 53-year-old Greenville woman at her apartment on Friday, officials said. Greenville Fire-Rescue was dispatched at 5:01 a.m. to Oak Haven Senior Village at 506 Mattox Road, Battalion Chief Shannon
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Aug 31, 2012 17:37
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[North Carolina] Senator asks FDA for clarity on consequences of new e-cig rules

A Republican Senate committee chairman has sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking “for assistance in understanding the consequences” of its new rules on electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 27, 2016 11:41
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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] Reynolds executives express optimism, rather than gloom, with new FDA rules

During a London presentation... Cameron said she was pleased with the FDA’s tone and language with the new rules, particularly the FDA’s recognition “that vapor products can play an important role in reducing the harm caused by smoking.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 29, 2016 14:31
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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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