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[North Carolina] While rains hammer NC crops, a bit early to assess damage

Agriculture officials say that poultry and hog operations appeared to have come through the storm all right. But when the rains came, workers were just getting into the fields to harvest such things as peanuts, sweet potatoes and tobacco.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 8, 2015 09:35
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[North Carolina] E-cigarettes banned in public places in Durham come Jan. 1

Starting next year, e-cigarettes will be banned on most public property in the city and rest of Durham County. That includes areas within 100 feet of bus stops, in public parks, enclosed shopping malls, elevators, some sidewalks and city and county prop
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Oct 6, 2015 22:14
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[North Carolina] FDA expands hip-hop anti-tobacco message to Triad

The campaign includes a multiple digital element and outreach at local events that feature community speakers. FDA spokesman Michael Felberbaum said there are no specific events set for the Triad. He said local events in Charlotte and Raleigh included co
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 6, 2015 22:14
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[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Trans-Pacific Partnership: Tobacco 'Carve-Out' Under Trade Deal Would Bar Industries From Suing Countries For Anti-Tobacco Regulations

The provision to exclude tobacco companies from these allowances in the TPP deal faces opposition from some members of the Senate, where a final TPP deal could be passed with a simple majority, Roll Call reported. “I’ll not only vote against it, I’ll wo
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 2, 2015 13:58
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[North Carolina] Counties establishes polling places for tobacco research referendums ($$)

The North Carolina tobacco research referendum will be held on Thursday, Nov. 19... A two-thirds favorable vote will mean that growers are willing to continue to assess themselves to support tobacco research and education. The assessment is 10 cents per
Henderson (NC) Dispatch
added Sep 19, 2015 18:39
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[North Carolina] Business Briefs: Targacept approves "pre-closing" shareholder dividend

its board of directors has declared a two-part “pre-closing” dividend of $19.5 million to shareholders as part of its sale to Catalyst Biosciences Inc. Click here! The dividend is worth about 56.86 cents a share in cash. The dividend also includes nonint
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 6, 2015 09:26
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[North Carolina] New director chosen for Reynolds American

it has elected Robert Lerwill, the retired chief executive of Aegis Group Plc, to the board, effective immediately. Lerwill fills the board vacancy created by the death of Sir Nicholas Scheele in July 2014. He is one of five board members designated by Br
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 16, 2015 13:40
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[North Carolina] NC's spigot for Golden LEAF could turn back on again

The Senate budget the chamber approved last month would give $20 million annually to the Golden LEAF Foundation after two years in which it received nothing. Key GOP lawmakers at the Legislature had been skeptical of the foundation's effectiveness, espec
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 5, 2015 12:25
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[North Carolina] FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT

On May 7, 2015, upon recommendation of the Compensation Committee, the outside directors on the Board approved a target annual incentive award value for Ms. Cameron equal to 160% of her base salary as of May 1, 2015, for her 2015 annual incentive award u
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 8, 2015 11:29
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[North Carolina] Bill calling for child-resistant packaging advances

The Senate passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday that would mandate child-resistant packaging and warning labels on liquids used with electronic-cigarette vaporizers. Senate Bill 286 will now go to the House for consideration. Its primary sponsors are Sens.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 24, 2015 13:25
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