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[North Carolina] Amended deal gives Targacept top capital stake

Targacept Inc. shareholders could become the majority capital owner of a merged biopharmaceutical company under an amended deal with privately held Catalyst Biosciences Inc. Targacept said today that its shareholders would own at least 42 percent of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 14, 2015 12:31
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[North Carolina] Tours, other events highlight historic preservation month

On May 8, the Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission will unveil a historic marker highlighting the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. labor strikes in the 1940s. After the 6 p.m. ceremony, there will be a tour of the Plant 64 complex, a former tobacco facto
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2015 06:47
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Limits on e-cigarettes

Granville's decision to ban the devices in certain areas is a move we wholeheartedly support. We simply don't know enough about the long-term consequences of using the devices for both users and those around them. Limiting where the products can be used
Henderson (NC) Dispatch
added Apr 13, 2015 15:02
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[North Carolina] Airport employees forbidden to smoke at Charlotte Douglas

Starting Monday, airport employees and those who work for airport contractors can’t smoke, use vaporizing devices or use smokeless tobacco on airport property or in city vehicles. The policy is meant to be consistent with the city and county’s new tobacco
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Apr 3, 2015 16:03
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[North Carolina] Senate bill would reduce tax on e-cigarettes even farther

Senate Bill 407, submitted Tuesday by Sen. Ben Clark, D-Hoke, would decrease the excise tax from 5 cents per milliliter to 3 cents on the nicotine mixture...drew the support of Reynolds...increasing use of the products. R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. makes Vuse
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 27, 2015 12:42
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[North Carolina] Bill would reduce tax on e-cigs

Senate Bill 407, submitted Tuesday by Sen. Ben Clark, D-Hoke, would decrease the excise tax from 5 cent-per-milliliter to 3 cents on the nicotine mixture used in e-cigs. Although the tax was approved in 2014, it does not start being applied until June 1.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 25, 2015 17:13
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[North Carolina] Online age-verification fails to prevent minors from purchasing e-cigarettes

Teenagers in North Carolina were able to buy electronic cigarettes online due to widespread failure of age-verification measures required of Internet tobacco vendors in compliance with North Carolina law.
Healio.com
added Mar 16, 2015 23:20
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[North Carolina] City set to ban e-cigarettes

ASHEVILLE – The city is set to ban the use of electronic cigarettes on buses and in city facilities, including parks and the U.S. Cellular Center.
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Mar 10, 2015 12:36
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[North Carolina] High risk, high reward / Targacept's strategy in biotech industry was risk worth taking

The pending sale of Targacept Inc...signifies both the ending of a high-profile era and a fresh example of the volatility... Even though Targacept failed to crack the code for medicinal use of neuronal nicotinic receptors despite great promise, local off
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 9, 2015 17:14
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[North Carolina] Tobacco union discussion rescheduled

“Tobacco Unionism and Civil Rights,” originally planned for 5:30 p.m. today, has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. March 5, at New Museum of Winston-Salem, 713 S. Marshall St. Local expert Will Cox and former N.C. Sen. Earline Parmon will discuss the links
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 27, 2015 16:18
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