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[North Carolina] Guy Blynn, local activist, lawyer, dies at 69 / Created Holocaust Collection, led Silk Plant Forest panel

"Fie was serious and playful all at once. Fie was the only guy I know who could get away with being a tobacco executive but not wear a suit or even dress pants. Fie wore jeans and had one of his ears double-pierced. But that's just the kind of guy he was,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 15:49

[North Carolina] Report urges tobacco workers' rights

A report released on Wednesday by two members of the British Parliament asks tobacco companies to guarantee freedom of association for farm laborers, some of whom live in conditions described as squalid while toiling on North Carolina farms. Labor Party
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Nov 6, 2014 17:42

[North Carolina] 'Grand Old Lady' is now 'historic'

The former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. headquarters officially can be touted as "historic" after being approved for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The registry placed the 22-story building on the list Aug. 19. It has served as downt
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 13, 2014 14:11

[North Carolina] Fewer Medicare Advantage plans available in Triad

Low enrollment status is not likely an exit factor for the two Blue Cross plans in the Triad since they were promoted to R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. retirees in 2012 and 2013 as the company opted to take retired workers off its health plan and provide a $1
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 12, 2014 10:22

[North Carolina] Just 13, and Working Risky 12-Hour Shifts in the Tobacco Fields

Obama administration withdrew Ms. Solis’s proposed rule after encountering intense opposition …But some proponents still hope to revive the tobacco part of the proposal once this year’s midterm elections are over...hundreds of children under 16 like Saray
New York Times
added Sep 6, 2014 14:12

[North Carolina] Reynolds American celebrates 10 years

The 10th anniversary of Reynolds American Inc.’s formation was celebrated Friday by company executives’ triumphant ringing of the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. It also came and went in a nonevent, anticlimactic way, which was good for an e
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 4, 2014 11:44

[North Carolina] New study explores physician attitudes about use of e-cigarettes

Physicians are increasingly discussing and recommending electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as cessation devices for their patients, but more research needs to be done on their efficacy and safety, according to a new survey of North Carolina physicians
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 1, 2014 10:45

[North Carolina] N.C. docs recommend e-cigs to stop smoking despite lack of info on them

Despite knowing little about their safety, North Carolina doctors are increasingly recommending e-cigarettes as a way to stop smoking, according to research from UNC-Chapel Hill. These electronic cigarettes still make up a fraction of the overall tobacco
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Jul 31, 2014 17:01

[North Carolina] FLOC launches ambitious plans in tobacco fields

Farmworkers are not covered by most labor laws in this country, but FLOC has found creative ways to organize and win collective bargaining agreements through supply chain organizing. It was the first union to implement three-party union contracts, which
Institute for Southern Studies / Facing South
added Jul 3, 2014 17:26

[North Carolina] Grand old lady : Building has new owner

Former Reynolds headquarters will become hotel, luxury rental units
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2014 09:13
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