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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: County health board's good idea goes up in smoke

If people choose to smoke and hasten their own demise, that's their choice. But they shouldn't be allowed to take innocent bystanders with them, and that's what smoking in public places does. Please, commissioners. Give it another look and approve a hea
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Oct 9, 2016 20:17

[North Carolina] Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools

Our results confirmed socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in tobacco retailer density, with more retailers found in areas with lower income and greater proportions of African American residents. A high proportion of retailers located in these are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29

[North Carolina] Gov'ts mixed on smoke bans

In the six years since North Carolina banned smoking in restaurants and bars – realizing major health gains along the way – local governments are a patchwork quilt of partial bans of tobacco use, according to reports from the state's Tobacco Prevention a
Elizabeth City (NC) Daily Advance
added Jul 2, 2016 16:25

[New York, North Carolina] The Briefcase: 22nd Century had less of a loss in first quarter

It had an earnings loss of 4 cents a share, compared with a loss of 6 cents a year ago. Based in Clarence, N.Y., 22nd Century opened operations in Mocksville in 2014 through acquiring the production equipment of the defunct Renegade Tobacco Inc. It has (fr)
added May 12, 2016 14:04

[North Carolina] Rally calls on legislature to restore youth tobacco education funding

teen smoking is becoming more common in North Carolina since the legislature eliminated funding for anti-smoking education programs. The group’s Cancer Action Network held a rally with teenagers Wednesday calling on legislators to restore $17.3 million f
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added May 12, 2016 03:51

[North Carolina] Reynolds, farm workers' union strive for more progress, common ground

The adversarial nature between Reynolds and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee was in full display again Thursday during the company’s annual shareholder meeting and the union’s ninth annual street protest following the meeting that drew more than 100 p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 6, 2016 10:49

[North Carolina] First event of history series to be held Tuesday in Innovation Quarter

A new history series that will explore the former downtown tobacco district, the people who worked there and the effect it had on many aspects of life will be held on Tuesday in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. “Making Sense of the Factory” will featur
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2016 13:32

[North Carolina] Smoking could be banned in Brunswick County parks

The focus on tobacco use follows complaints from park users and is the latest example of how public attitudes about smoking have shifted over time. At New Hanover and Pender county parks, smoking is allowed only in parking lots. As Brunswick leaders stu
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Apr 29, 2016 17:32

[North Carolina] Ask SAM: Will Bowman Gray Stadium become smoke-free?

Answer: “For many years, we’ve provided a significant portion of our outdoor seating as a designated non-smoking section, and we’re always open to opportunities to improve the experience for everyone,” said Loren Pinilis, the spokesman for the stadium. He
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2016 18:35

[North Carolina] MinuteClinic Walk-in Medical Clinics Open Inside Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham Target Stores

"In addition, some services will be new to Target guests, including treatment for minor sprains and strains, contraceptive care, smoking cessation counseling, and weight loss assessment and coaching."
PR Newswire
added Mar 15, 2016 15:28
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