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[North Carolina] Tobacco smoke exposure during pregnancy and child ADHD investigated

Susan K. Murphy, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Duke University School of Medicine and the Center for Study of Neurodevelopment and Improving Children's Health following Environmental tobacco Smoke exposure at Duke said secondhand
added Dec 27, 2013 22:20

[North Carolina, Virginia] Wythe County apartments going smoke-free

Longview and Longview Village Apartments are scheduled to go smoke-free on Jan. 1, 2014, along with a total of 246 properties managed by Partnership Property Management (PPM) of Greensboro. (Bristol (TN) Herald Courier/WJHL-TV)
added Nov 11, 2013 18:34

[North Carolina] Electronic cigarette users say advertisements do not target kids

Attorney General Roy Cooper signed a letter Tuesday that says e-cigarettes are being marketed to children through advertising different flavors. Electronic cigarette users do not agree. They say the flavored vapor is often what helps users stop smoking t
added Sep 28, 2013 06:30

[North Carolina] Cumberland County's outdoor smoking ban part of national trend while some experts question health rationale

Smokers have less than five months to enjoy smoke breaks on county property such as libraries, the Health Department, Social Services, the old courthouse on Gillespie Street and the E. Newton Smith Center. But Cumberland County is far from the first jur
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Aug 9, 2013 18:32

[North Carolina] Carolina Beach could soon enforce smoking ban

The Carolina Beach Town Council passed the current smoking ban on a 4-1 vote a year ago, but because the beach doesn't fall under the state's definition of public ground, the town lacks the authority to enforce the rule. Council members were aware of tha
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Aug 4, 2013 11:13

[North Carolina] N.C. to get $108M after panel unfreezes tobacco settlement money

A federal arbitration panel has approved an agreement between the three largest American tobacco makers and 17 states, a move is expected to unfreeze $108 million in payments to North Carolina.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Mar 14, 2013 15:24

[North Carolina] Beach smoking ban authority might have new snag

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
Port City Daily (Wilmington, NC)
added Feb 25, 2013 21:45

[North Carolina] Council to consider tobacco shop bans

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
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Feb 14, 2013 21:29

[North Carolina] Editorial: Breathe - Spring Lake takes aim at second-hand smoke

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.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jan 17, 2013 15:47

[North Carolina] Aldermen to close holes in smoking ban

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
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Dec 14, 2012 17:16
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