Headlines Tagged with North Carolina — 6,787 headlines found
Giving Wrightsville Beach the authority to fully enforce its beach strand smoking ban won't be as easy as a local bill in the legislature. Rep. Ted Davis (R-New Hanover) said Monday he was "very discouraged" to learn he couldn't file locally focused leg
Feb 25, 2013 Port City Daily (Wilmington, NC)
added Feb 25, 2013 21:45
Seeking to "preserve neighborhood livability," the City Council tonight will consider a ban on tobacco shops downtown and in west Greenville. The new city ordinance would divide Greenville tobacco retailers into two classes, placing harsher zoning regul
Feb 14, 2013 Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Feb 14, 2013 21:29
The aldermen are considering those actions as a part of Spring Lake's participation in a Community Transformation Grant aimed at creating healthier communities. We hope they give residents all the breathing room they can.
Jan 17, 2013 Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jan 17, 2013 15:47
The ban, which passed Nov. 6 with the support of about 65 percent of Wrightsville Beach voters, has been plagued with questions about enforcement. Currently, the non-smoking area of the beachfront is along the ocean from Jack Parker Boulevard to the nor
Dec 14, 2012 Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Dec 14, 2012 17:16
A coalition of public-health advocacy groups took North Carolina’s elected leaders to task Thursday for keeping the funding spigot cut off for tobacco-prevention programs. The coalition issues an annual national report on tobacco-prevention funding that
Dec 7, 2012 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2012 15:35
The fire made 12 units uninhabitable at the Oakgrove Crossing condominiums at 3471 Forestdale Drive.
Nov 27, 2012 Burlington (NC) Times-News
added Nov 28, 2012 04:02
The Board of County Commissioners voted 6-1 on Tuesday to approve the smoking ban for property owned by county and municipal governments, including parks and sidewalks. The ban also extends to private property where the public is invited.
Nov 21, 2012 WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:35
A 78-year-old man has died after a house fire started early Monday in Gaston County, according to officials.
Nov 12, 2012 Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Nov 12, 2012 15:33
Proposed Cuts to North Carolina’s Highly Successful Tobacco Prevention Programs Will Hurt Kids and Increase Health Care Costs
Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
May 25, 2012 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 31, 2012 07:23
May 23, 2012 Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added May 25, 2012 02:20