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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] Cherryville passes tough tobacco control ordinance

Cherryville town commissioners this month approved a new ordinance that prohibits smoking and the use of all tobacco products in all municipal buildings, vehicles, grounds and parks. Their action will also ban smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in “publ
Shelby (NC) Star
added Oct 23, 2017 20:15
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[North Carolina] The Roll Call: Sunday, Sept. 24

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Noel Francisco to serve as U.S. Solicitor General...Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill... criticized him for supporting the tobacco and payday lending industries, and aligning himself with right-wing groups. The vote, on Se
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2017 06:47
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[North Carolina] Study finds e-cig users have better odds at quitting smoking

A study published in the journal of Addictive Behaviors determined that 52 percent of daily e-cig users had quit smoking in the past five years, compared with just 28 percent of adults who had never tried e-cigs. Above, an employee displays a variety of
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 25, 2017 18:37
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[North Carolina] Report shows some progress, some setbacks in county health

Allyson Smith, the health department’s tobacco prevention and control coordinator, reported on the county’s efforts to reduce secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing by 10 percent annually and reduce smoking in community parks by the same amount.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Aug 10, 2017 16:08
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[North Carolina] Reynolds shareholders, analysts remain optimistic about sale to BAT

British American Tobacco says it plans to keep Reynolds American’s headquarters in Winston-Salem. The deal becomes final Tuesday. Virgil and Lucy Goode came to Winston-Salem on Wednesday to witness the end of one tobacco industry era and the dawning of
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2017 18:40
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[North Carolina] U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear age-discrimination lawsuit against Reynolds

The decision, released Monday, involves Richard Villarreal, who sued Reynolds and two job-search groups in his attempt to gain work as a territory manager. In October, the full Eleventh Appeals Court ruled that an applicant, in this case Villarreal, cou
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2017 14:16
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[North Carolina] The Briefcase: Reynolds issues 401(k) plan blackout notice

Reynolds American Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday that it has notified employees of a temporary blackout period affecting its 401(k) plan as it relates to the potential closing of the sale of the company to British American Tobacco Plc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 24, 2017 15:20
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[North Carolina] Celebrate A Smoke-Free Father’s Day

you smoke, public health officials with the Harnett County Health Department encourage you to model a healthy way of living for your children by quitting. Find out about the ways that you can protect yourself and loved ones by quitting smoking and reduci
Dunn (NC) Daily Record
added Jun 14, 2017 13:41
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[North Carolina] Appeals court rejects petition on RJR pension lawsuit

A three-judge panel voted 2-1 on April 28 that the pension committee did fulfill its fiduciary duties in a case involving its retirement plans. The case involves plaintiff Richard Tatum; Reynolds, through its former affiliation with Nabisco; and potenti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 1, 2017 18:49
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