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[North Carolina] Health Director Allowed to Ask But The Answer Is No

Despite the Guilford County Board of Commissioners’ clear and persistent opposition to expanding smoking bans on county property, Green is once again asking the board to head in that direction.
Rhino Times (Greensboro, NC)
added Jan 21, 2016 15:43
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[North Carolina] N.C. below average in helping Medicaid recipients stop smoking

For the 227,000 North Carolinians who receive Medicaid benefits and smoke, just 9 percent, or 20,430, used tobacco-cessation products in 2013... Medicaid covers about 1.9 million N.C. residents, about 18 percent of the state’s population, and is a $14 bi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 16:34
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[North Carolina] N.C. tobacco farmers vote to continue self-tax

voted overwhelmingly Nov. 19 to continue a self-assessment that raises funds to support tobacco-related research and extension efforts of NC State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Under the Tobacco Research Check-Off, started 24 year
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Nov 26, 2015 18:35
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[North Carolina] The future of the Ashe-Hole remains unknown

The Blue Banner featured the perspectives of students anticipating the administration’s removal of the popular smoking area in the Ridges parking deck.... “I just really couldn’t figure it out,” Haggard said, “because it went on and on about the outrage o
The Blue Banner (UNC Asheville, NC)
added Nov 16, 2015 19:23
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[North Carolina] Historic Reynolds building will be known as Kimpton Cardinal Hotel

The “Grand Old Lady” of downtown Winston-Salem has a new name — Kimpton Cardinal Hotel — and a debut date of February. Kimpton Hotel & Restaurants confirmed Thursday it will operate a 174-room boutique hotel on the bottom six floors of the historic forme
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 6, 2015 20:42
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[North Carolina] REED: Guest column: Is vaping safe?

switching to vaping may lead to “harm reduction” and decreased health risks, but that comes at the cost of making vaping, and by extension smoking, socially acceptable again and especially exposing young people to new forms of nicotine addiction. Time wil
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Oct 6, 2015 14:21
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[North Carolina] History Makers: Jule Körner

Körner, with a reputation for being audacious, was hired by the Blackwell Durham Tobacco Co. as the head of advertising for its Bull Durham smoking tobacco. He conceived a campaign that featured bulls and short, catchy slogans painted on billboards and bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22
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[Illinois, North Carolina] What teens don’t know about e-cigarettes could hurt them

Tricks and novelty aside, Dean Kostopoulos, who graduated from Naperville North last spring, said the attraction isn’t complicated: Teens think vaping is fun. “Everyone feels like (vaping) is a more healthy way to smoke, but it’s more for the thrill of
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Sep 28, 2015 18:41
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[North Carolina] Grape industry importance increases in county, state

In 1999, the Golden Leaf Foundation was established to transition North Carolina away from a tobacco-based economy. By 2003, the Yadkin Valley was designated as the first viticulture area...since the decline of “King Tobacco” in North Carolina, grapes an
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:56
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] TOBACCO-CONTROL POLICIES IN TOBACCO-GROWING STATES: WHERE TOBACCO WAS KING

tobacco companies prioritized blocking tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states and partnered with tobacco farmers to oppose tobacco-control policies. The 1998 Master Settlement Agreement..., the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ inc
Milbank Quarterly
added Sep 13, 2015 13:35
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