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[North Carolina] National survey finds youth smoking rate at record low 8 percent

The decline in traditional and e-cig usage was applauded both by anti-tobacco advocates, who want to severely limit or ban innovative tobacco and nicotine products along with traditional cigarettes, and anti-smoking advocates, who believe there is a prom
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 16, 2017 22:00
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Tobacco farm workers trained in safety

the workshops were organized by GAP Connections, a tobacco industry education and training group...eight training stations offering lessons in CPR, first-aid, pesticide safety, equipment safety and how to avoid green tobacco sickness,
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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[North Carolina] 7 Sentenced Use Hacked Credit Cards to Buy Cigarettes

Seven people are going to federal prison for using stolen credit card numbers and counterfeit gift cards to buy more than $1 million in cigarettes in North Carolina. The defendants then sold those cigarettes on the black market, completing a scheme that
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 1, 2017 18:38
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[North Carolina] The Briefcase: Reynolds board names Cameron as chairwoman, declares dividend

said Thursday it has elected Susan Cameron as non-executive chairwoman, effective Monday. Cameron had served as executive chairman since Jan. 1 after retiring for a second time as chief executive. Her employment contract expired Sunday.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 5, 2017 01:53
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century gets FDA authorization for low-nicotine cigarette clinical trial

The authorization represents the latest research step for 22nd Century, which is based in Clarence, N.Y. It opened a production facility in Mocksville in 2014 through acquiring the production equipment of defunct Renegade Tobacco Inc. It has 39 employees.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 3, 2017 22:51
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[North Carolina] CDC report shows more smokers try to quit with e-cigs than nicotine replacement products

In 2011, the Republican-controlled General Assembly abolished the N.C. Health and Wellness Fund after 10 years as part of an attempt at resolving the state’s budget gap at that time. The average annual spending on tobacco-prevention programs had been $17
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 19, 2017 18:39
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[North Carolina] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY FINALIZES DONATION OF WHITAKER PARK TO LOCAL REDEVELOPMENT GROUP

announced today that it has finalized the donation of a significant portion of the Whitaker Park manufacturing plant and certain surrounding properties to a local redevelopment group, WPDA, Inc. (WPDA). WPDA is a nonprofit corporation created by Winston-S
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 13, 2017 18:07
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[North Carolina] Lambeth takes turn trying to expand tobacco-prevention funding in N.C.

N.C. Rep. Donny Lambeth will be the latest legislator to attempt what has become a quixotic challenge — restoring state funding for tobacco-prevention programs. Lambeth will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. today to unveil House Bill 276, bipartisan le
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2017 19:46
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[North Carolina] Reynolds donations reach $13 million in 2016

The largest contributions went to United Way of Forsyth County and surrounding area chapters. Other recipients included: Winston Salem Foundation for Project Impact with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools; Gateway YWCA; Wake Forest University School o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2017 16:19
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[North Carolina] Grow NC Strong: Donors

1 Rai Services Co $1,100,000 $0 $1,100,000 / 7 Altria Client Services $25,000 $0 $25,000 / 10 Alliance One International $10,000 $0 $10,000
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:55
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