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[North Carolina] Lambeth takes turn trying to expand tobacco-prevention funding in N.C.

N.C. Rep. Donny Lambeth will be the latest legislator to attempt what has become a quixotic challenge — restoring state funding for tobacco-prevention programs. Lambeth will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. today to unveil House Bill 276, bipartisan le
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2017 19:46

[North Carolina] Reynolds donations reach $13 million in 2016

The largest contributions went to United Way of Forsyth County and surrounding area chapters. Other recipients included: Winston Salem Foundation for Project Impact with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools; Gateway YWCA; Wake Forest University School o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2017 16:19

[North Carolina] Grow NC Strong: Donors

1 Rai Services Co $1,100,000 $0 $1,100,000 / 7 Altria Client Services $25,000 $0 $25,000 / 10 Alliance One International $10,000 $0 $10,000 (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:55

[North Carolina] Chukwu: A stronger tobacco policy for ECU

This is the emotional pain that smoking can bring about. As I listened to my friend’s story, I was motivated to help implement policies on ECU’s campus. Currently, the Faculty Senate, Student Assembly and 30 campus organizations are supporting a stronger
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Feb 9, 2017 09:13

Up in smoke / North Carolina smokers pay$1,151,396 over a lifetime

Wallet Hub released a study looking at the annual and cumulative costs of smoking. According to the study, every year, more than $300 billion is spent by Americans on tobacco and tobacco-related issues. Included in the figure is nearly $170 billion in dir
Bladen (NC) Journal
added Jan 25, 2017 21:50

[North Carolina] VIDEO: NC fails American Lung Association's tobacco control report card

With low funding for tobacco control programs and one of the nation's lowest cigarette taxes, North Carolina was one of five states that failed all five categories in the American Lung Association's State of Tobacco Control report that was released Wednes
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:09

[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: Moranda Smith worked to educate and unionize workers at Reynolds, other Southern tobacco plants in ‘40s

When Klan members heard of her visit to Florida, they tried to force a black worker into divulging her whereabouts. They beat him and threatened him, but he stayed silent. Smith heard of the attack and was furious. Her friends said she walked down the m
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2017 19:07

[North Carolina] Former RJR Nabisco CEO Johnson dies, leaves controversial legacy

F. Ross Johnson, the former top executive of RJR Nabisco and perhaps the most vilified businessman in local history, died Thursday of pneumonia at age 85. Johnson’s death was confirmed by a spokesman, multiple media outlets reported Saturday.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 1, 2017 14:10

[North Carolina] HALL: Working in tobacco fields can make kids sick. But they still need the money.

Eddie doesn’t mention he found the work unbearable at first but stuck with it because it was a way to make money without risking getting in trouble with police. Without a green card or U.S. citizenship, he didn’t have many other options. And by now he kn
Washington Post
added Oct 17, 2016 19:02

[North Carolina] Reynolds establishes another stock-trading plan for executives

said Friday that 11 management officials, including chief executive Susan Cameron, have established stock-trading plans as allowed by federal securities regulations.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 28, 2016 16:22
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