Headlines Tagged with North Carolina — 6,884 headlines found
The latest chapter comes as N.C. Sen. Buck Newton fights for a bill that would eliminate local tobacco use guidelines. Newton has noted that a number of community colleges, beaches and parks in different parts of the state have implemented no smoking pol
May 15, 2013 Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram
added May 16, 2013 03:25
Belsky and his team examined differences in genes that affect the human brain’s ability to respond to and metabolize nicotine. The researchers found variations in these genes among thousands of adult smokers, and developed a “risk score” that could accura
Apr 28, 2013 Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 28, 2013 23:34
North Carolina's annual share of payments from top cigarette companies paying for smoking-related health care costs is $211 million. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper notified Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders on Friday how much money was
Apr 26, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 26, 2013 22:27
The City of Shelby is taking up an interesting and worthwhile issues – what should be done about tobacco use on Shelby City Park property.
Apr 23, 2013 Shelby (NC) Star
added Apr 25, 2013 10:02
part of Gov. Pat McCrory's first spending proposal - a call to divert $65 million from the Golden LEAF Foundation to the state's general fund. ... Here's hoping that our delegation in the N.C. General Assembly - Sens. Buck Newton, Angela Bryant and Clar
Mar 21, 2013 Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram
added Mar 30, 2013 15:19
LUMBERTON -- A 62-year-old man was killed and a former firefighter injured in a fire at a mobile home on Sunday that was caused by a cigarette, according to a sheriff's investigator.
Feb 11, 2013 Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Feb 14, 2013 16:51
Talks about a smoking ban in coastal cities is lighting up a debate on whether or not the government can keep you from smoking in an open, public place. A lawmaker in North Carolina is seeing if there would be support in his state that would enforce smok
Feb 11, 2013 WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Feb 12, 2013 12:53
The Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina is scheduled to hold its annual meeting Friday at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Featured speakers include new Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Sen. Richard Burr — both Republicans.
Feb 1, 2013 WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Feb 4, 2013 22:32
[North Carolina] ‘Thanks From The Bottom Of Our Lungs’ – Three Year Anniversary of Smoking Ban in Restaurants/Bars
Many communities around the state are hosting local events to celebrate the Third Birthday of the Smoke-Free Restaurants and Bars Law in North Carolina.
Jan 23, 2013 High Country Press (Boone, NC)
added Jan 23, 2013 17:19
I begged my mother to quit smoking. Begged her. . . . . But I'm not angry, just terribly, terribly sad. . . . . Caring for a dying mother is hard, particularly so when one considers all the life missed out on, long before the illness struck.
Nov 18, 2012 Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Nov 21, 2012 16:12