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[North Carolina] LETTER: We need more

we need public policies that keep all people tobacco-free and help people quit tobacco for good. Our elected officials should support youth tobacco-prevention programs and evidence-based cessation programs. For several years, North Carolina has put very
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2017 19:10
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[North Carolina] Jerome Vick honored with Tobacco Great award

Wilson County farmer Jerome Vick told about 250 tobacco farmers to “never give up.” Vick was presented with a prestigious Tobacco Great award Thursday at the 2017 Tobacco Day event held at the Johnston County Agricultural Center.
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[North Carolina] EITORIAL: Our Opinion: Housing authority should snuff out ban on smokeless tobacco

Treating adults like children may inspire them to act accordingly. Going smoke-free was a HUD mandate, but where e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco are concerned, the Wilson Housing Authority ought to butt out.
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 5, 2017 04:08
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[North Carolina] SMITH: Big Tobacco dodges financial bullet

North Carolina, like most states, put little to none of this money in preventing people from smoking, but just used this as another funding stream to be spent as it pleased. So the cycle will continue unimpeded.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Dec 1, 2017 15:45
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[North Carolina] Reynolds CEO says company, community share willingness to embrace disruption

Debra Crew, chief executive of Reynolds American Inc., reinforced that connectivity as both continue to embrace disruption and transformation as part of their respective evolutions. Crew spoke at the 132nd annual meeting of the Winston-Salem Chamber of C
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 17, 2017 23:06
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[North Carolina] Farm workers, civil rights groups file federal lawsuit over NC Farm Act

North Carolina farm workers and a coalition of civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit this week challenging a state law that inhibits the ability of farm workers to organize and make collective bargaining agreements with employers.
NC Policy Watch (blog)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:09
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[North Carolina] Swain coalition pushes for tobacco-free parks

Aproposed policy to make the Swain County Recreation Center a tobacco-free property may not be a slam dunk with all of the county commissioners. The Coalition for a Safe & Drug Free Swain County presented the commissioners with a draft ordinance a few m
Smoky Mountain News
added Nov 2, 2017 03:34
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[North Carolina] Gene mutations may play role in blacks' higher cancer death rates

Gene mutations may play a pivotal role in why African-Americans are more likely to die from smoking-related cancers than whites, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers said Monday....Researchers found the black patients had an increased mutation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 7, 2017 13:31
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[North Carolina] Budget restores limited funding to curb youth tobacco use

“to develop strategies to prevent the use of new and emerging tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, by youth and people of childbearing age.” However, anti-smoking advocates are urging state health officials to embrace e-cigs and vaporizers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 26, 2017 12:41
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[North Carolina] Comparison of sampling strategies for tobacco retailer inspections to maximize coverage in vulnerable areas and minimize cost

The authors present a model tobacco retailer sampling strategy for promoting compliance and reducing costs that could be used by U.S. states and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The design is feasible to implement in North Carolina. Use of the sam
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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