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[North Carolina] Reynolds posts 2.2 percent increase in quarterly income

reported today a 2.2 percent jump in third-quarter net income to $467 million, with higher pricing and market-share gains for Camel offsetting the cost of launching national distribution of electronic cigarette Vuse.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2014 10:30

[North Carolina] Up in smoke

Robeson County tobacco farmers say the end of the federal tobacco buyout program won’t deter them from growing a crop that has supported their farms and families for generations — at least not for a few years.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Oct 6, 2014 18:10

[North Carolina] US: Tobacco Group Adopts Child Labor Protections

North Carolina Growers Advance Efforts to End Hazardous Work
Human Rights Watch
added Oct 5, 2014 22:31

[North Carolina] Blue Cross Medicare HMO options likely to cost more / Premiums higher on replacement plans

thousands of local retirees ages 65 and older, as well as past or current companies affiliated with Reynolds. Many Reynolds workers over the past 30 years had volunteered for early-retirement packages in part because they could stay in the company health
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2014 14:38

North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey

N.C. 2011 YTS is a comprehensive statewide representative sample of 10,162 middle and high school students. Every other year a core set of CDC tobacco-related questions are asked. In addition, states add questions related to local program factors. The sa (North Carolina Division of Public Health: Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch)
added Sep 20, 2014 12:50

[North Carolina] Good news and bad news in latest NC teen tobacco use survey

Worst news? Fewer young smokers are trying to quit... found that tobacco was up among teens in North Carolina to 29.7 percent from 25.8 percent since the last survey in 2011. ...While fewer students smoke cigarettes, more teens have turned to other tobacc
WBTV Channel 3 CBS (Charlotte, NC)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:33

[North Carolina] Congressman Says Everyone Should Be Free To Smoke And Fire Gay People

Republican Robert Pittenger compared the right to fire LGBT workers to the right to smoke cigarettes on private property. After assuring ThinkProgress that he “respects everyone” and “loves people,” Pittenger said he believes companies should have the rig
Think Progress (blog)
added Sep 8, 2014 16:34

[North Carolina] Public gets chance Monday to speak on proposed Mecklenburg smoking ban

Mecklenburg commissioners are taking up the issue of banning smoking from all government buildings in county. This would include Charlotte and banning all tobacco from county parks. "I respect that," said Plyler, when informed of pending action. "I am for
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Aug 11, 2014 15:42

[North Carolina] Safe or not? More studies examine the risk of electronic cigarettes

As the tobacco industry, consumers and public health advocates continue to wait on the Food and Drug Administration – five years and counting – to answer those questions, numerous studies have been submitted recently that either attempt to fill a scienti
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added Aug 10, 2014 21:58

[North Carolina] Mecklenburg may ban smoking from government grounds, parks

Now, in a move championed by Mecklenburg Health Director Marcus Plescia, county commissioners will hear a recommendation Tuesday that would ban smoking on the outside of all government buildings and ban all tobacco use – including the kind that is chewed
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Aug 5, 2014 08:40
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