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[North Carolina] Letter: Smokers' rights continue to erode

If this suggestion of banning smoking in our parks comes about, then you can rest assured more property owners like me will add this blow to our freedoms as another coal added to the fire to vote against any parks bond issue, period.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jul 14, 2014 18:50
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[North Carolina] Study: E-cigarettes May Help Smokers Kick the Habit

a new study showed smokers are 60 percent more likely to drop the habit when they switch to electronic cigarettes first. Lisa Blevins, owner of Alter Vapes in Greensboro, said she has helped many of her clients quit for good.
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added Jun 6, 2014 06:13
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SCHOFIELD: Report: Child abuse in the fields of North Carolina

Sadly and not surprisingly, any hope for action from the McCrory administration and/or the current leadership in the North Carolina of the North Carolina General Assembly on this issue is almost certainly a matter of wishful thinking.
NC Policy Watch (blog)
added May 14, 2014 17:20
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[North Carolina] Reynolds ($$)

The priority issue is the workers' right to association in terms of forming a union, and right to ask for wage increases without fear of retaliation. "They have been lukewarm about the issue, knowing that only when the workers themselves are fully at the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 10, 2014 16:24
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[North Carolina] Triangle schools, businesses deal with growing popularity of e-cigarettes

Wake County school board is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to ban something that many parents probably already thought was against the rules: electronic cigarettes. Duke University has barred them except in designated smoking areas, and the city of R
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 2, 2014 00:12
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[North Carolina] Tobacco smoke exposure during pregnancy and child ADHD investigated

Susan K. Murphy, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Duke University School of Medicine and the Center for Study of Neurodevelopment and Improving Children's Health following Environmental tobacco Smoke exposure at Duke said secondhand
UPI
added Dec 27, 2013 22:20
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[North Carolina, Virginia] Wythe County apartments going smoke-free

Longview and Longview Village Apartments are scheduled to go smoke-free on Jan. 1, 2014, along with a total of 246 properties managed by Partnership Property Management (PPM) of Greensboro.
TriCities.com (Bristol (TN) Herald Courier/WJHL-TV)
added Nov 11, 2013 18:34
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[North Carolina] Electronic cigarette users say advertisements do not target kids

Attorney General Roy Cooper signed a letter Tuesday that says e-cigarettes are being marketed to children through advertising different flavors. Electronic cigarette users do not agree. They say the flavored vapor is often what helps users stop smoking t
WECT 6 WILMINGTON (NC)
added Sep 28, 2013 06:30
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[North Carolina] Cumberland County's outdoor smoking ban part of national trend while some experts question health rationale

Smokers have less than five months to enjoy smoke breaks on county property such as libraries, the Health Department, Social Services, the old courthouse on Gillespie Street and the E. Newton Smith Center. But Cumberland County is far from the first jur
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Aug 9, 2013 18:32
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[North Carolina] Carolina Beach could soon enforce smoking ban

The Carolina Beach Town Council passed the current smoking ban on a 4-1 vote a year ago, but because the beach doesn't fall under the state's definition of public ground, the town lacks the authority to enforce the rule. Council members were aware of tha
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Aug 4, 2013 11:13
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