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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: Smoking declines

Finally, quitting successfully may take between 8 and 11 attempts, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The important thing to realize is that this may take time, so never give up.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2018 21:26
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: ECU’s new smoking policy will benefit campus health

We, the editorial staff of The East Carolinian, believe this new policy is for the greater good of the ECU community and will benefit students in the long run. By restricting tobacco usage on campus, the university is making a definitive statement that
The East Carolinian
added Jun 20, 2018 14:08
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[North Carolina] Court: City doesn’t owe worker hurt while smoking on break

A three-judge panel of the North Carolina Court of Appeals said Larry Brooks’ fall in 2015... “He chose to purchase an e-cigarette, return to the truck, smoke the cigarette, and ultimately step outside of the truck to get fresh air,” the ruling says. “No
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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[North Carolina] LARRY BROOKS, Employee, Plaintiff v. CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM (PDF)

went into the gas station to purchase cigarettes. When he returned to the truck, he inhaled an e-cigarette, began coughing, stepped out of his truck, passed out, and fell on the cement curb. While admittedly Brooks would not have been at the gas station b
North Carolina Courts System
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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[North Carolina] No butts about it: Federal smoke-free housing policy to be enforced in Greenville

Due to new federal regulations, many Greenville residents will be living under a smoke-free housing policy for the first time, forcing residents out of their houses and off their porches, no ifs, ands or butts. Based on a policy change by the United Sta
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Mar 27, 2018 15:00
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: FOUNDER OF MOM-O DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER FROM SECOND-HAND SMOKE

A staple in the Charlotte community...Judy Williams, co-founder of Mothers of Murdered Offspring, has been diagnosed with stage three lung cancer. She tell us the illness came from second-hand smoke from people smoking at MOMO vigils. Since finding out a
Spectrum News
added Mar 8, 2018 15:46
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[North Carolina] ‘That one bad habit almost took everything from me’

Gaston County’s effort to snuff out tobacco use came to Bessemer City on Thursday. The Gaston County Health Department, along with other local health departments, elected officials and anti-tobacco advocates in the region gathered to discuss the dangers
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Mar 3, 2018 00:44
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[North Carolina] Review: The Packhouse a Beautiful Nod to Carolina’s Tobacco Past

The décor is thoughtful, making The Packhouse more than just a trendy, history-based name. Baskets large enough to hold tobacco leaves hang from the ceiling, and the door handles are fashioned from aged farming tools. A private dining room is closed off
Charlotte (NC) Magazine
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[North Carolina] GOLDSTEIN: On tobacco, NC graded too low

North Carolina still leads the country in many efforts to combat smoking (such as tobacco-free colleges), and our efforts are producing results. In 2016, the percentage of adults who reported smoking cigarettes was the lowest ever recorded at 17.9 percen
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Feb 16, 2018 21:59
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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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