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[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
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[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
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[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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[North Carolina] Report: Children's health a reflection of parents' health

The report issued Tuesday by the North Carolina Institute of Medicine and NC...badly lags in school health, weight, physical activity, tobacco use, and mental health, alcohol and substance areas. The report card gives those areas a "D."
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2016 10:38
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American, foundation provides $10.8M to nonprofits in 2015

On a corporate level, Reynolds American and its operating companies contributed a combined $3.6 million to nonprofit organizations, including youth tobacco prevention programs by RAI Services and Keep America Beautiful by Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. The
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 15, 2016 17:30
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[North Carolina] Cigarette smoking in NC: A million-dollar habit

The average smoker in North Carolina will spend $88,000 on their habit over a lifetime... healthcare costs are even higher than that, at $136,000, and tobacco addiction specialist Donna Borowski with Mission Health System in Asheville says finding the mot
Charlotte (NC) Post
added Jan 27, 2016 19:24
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[North Carolina] Study finds most N.C. hospitals ban use of e-cigs on campus

found that 80 percent of N.C. hospitals do not allow the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers by patients, staff and visitors on campus. The typical e-cig, or cigalike, is a battery-powered device that heats a liquid nicotine solution in a disposab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 05:58
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[North Carolina] E-cigs banned on public property in Durham

parks, enclosed shopping malls, elevators, some sidewalks and city and county property. The county has banned smoking from those areas since 2012, and county commissioners voted in September to expand the rules to include electronic cigarettes, or battery
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 10, 2016 20:18
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Healthy living: We could use a lot more of it

found that Forsyth County and much of the Triad has more premature deaths compared with residents in counties rated as the state’s healthiest... Limiting tobacco flavors and raising excise taxes; increasing health insurance outreach initiatives; providing
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2015 20:14
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[North Carolina] Answer Man: No relief for freezing senior smokers? Haynes update?

Can’t the Vanderbilt Apartments do something for the senior citizens who have to sit outside in their wheelchairs or on a bench in the cold so they can smoke?... A designated smoking area inside, out of the cold, is not going to happen. "We're trying to
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Nov 17, 2015 23:29
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