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[North Carolina] Study of smokers' genes yields age-related addiction factor

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
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 28, 2013 23:34

[North Carolina] NC receives $211M in cigarette lawsuit payments

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
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 26, 2013 22:27

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: City park smoking ban not a simple decision

The City of Shelby is taking up an interesting and worthwhile issues – what should be done about tobacco use on Shelby City Park property.
Shelby (NC) Star
added Apr 25, 2013 10:02

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Keep Golden LEAF in charge of settlement

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
Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram
added Mar 30, 2013 15:19

[North Carolina] Cigarette blamed in killer fire

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.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Feb 14, 2013 16:51

[North Carolina, South Carolina] Smoking ban in coastal cities lights up debate

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
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Feb 12, 2013 12:53

[North Carolina] NC tobacco growers to hold annual meeting in Raleigh

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.
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.
High Country Press (Boone, NC)
added Jan 23, 2013 17:19

[North Carolina] Op-ed: Zacharias - Tobacco steals joy, health

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.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Nov 21, 2012 16:12

[North Carolina] Tobacco grant supports LCC

Kinston (NC) Free Press
added May 27, 2012 12:05
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