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[North Carolina] More dangerous than cigarettes? Hookah a growing trend among NC teens

Consumer Reports says it's not just a risk to those who smoke, noting secondhand smoke from hookahs can also be a health risk. One study found the most common place for teens to smoke hookah is at home, a friend's house or another family member's home.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Oct 19, 2018 03:34
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[North Carolina] BAT lowers 2018 revenue projections for next-generation products

said Tuesday it will not meet its fiscal 2018 revenue goal for next-generation products... BAT and Reynolds combined have spent more than $2.5 billion on development of next generation products since 2012. BAT has launched sales of vaping and heat-not-bur
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 17, 2018 10:23
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[North Carolina] 'Extremely concerned' about youth marketing, N.C. attorney general requests operational documents from e-cig maker Juul

Josh Stein said Monday he wants Juul officials to provide more details on its efforts, in marketing as well as relationships with retailers and re-sellers, to verify age before purchase, and any youth education and awareness programs.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 17, 2018 10:21
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[North Carolina] Tobacco losses a ‘catastrophe’

WILSON — Hurricane Florence has destroyed an estimated 100 million to 150 million pounds of the year’s tobacco crop. “Devastating is a good word to use for it,” said Kenneth Kelly, owner of Horizon Ltd., a tobacco warehouse in Wilson that receives tobac
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Oct 9, 2018 19:28
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[North Carolina] FORTSON: Should we still be concerned about the effects of tobacco in the Tobacco State?

Little does Caleb know, vapes can be just as addictive, and are welcomed by the tobacco industry...To the surprise of many—lawmakers included—North Carolina remains in the clutches of a very lucrative, alternative reality.
Black Mountain (NC) News
added Oct 3, 2018 17:56
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[North Carolina] Federal Court Victory for Migrant Farmworkers Protects Their Right to Organize

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) — has worked tirelessly to advocate for the rights of these workers. The union has successfully negotiated on their behalf with major employers, such as the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. But in 2017, North Carolina
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:01
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[North Carolina] FORTSON: The story of how the current state of the tobacco industry came to be

I remind you that—despite our smoke-free, limited-advertising, health-conscious culture—the tobacco industry continues to thrive to the tune of $90.6 billion. I alluded to the fact that this unexpected development can, in large part, be attributed to a s
Black Mountain (NC) News
added Oct 15, 2018 15:31
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[North Carolina] Carolinas farms could take billions in losses from Florence

About 40 percent of the tobacco crop remained in the field when Florence arrived, Boyd said, with the highest-quality leaves yet to be harvested. Leaves began "melting on the stalk" — disintegrating when sunny skies followed heavy rains and standing wate
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2018 22:10
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[North Carolina] About 4.5 percent of adult Americans use e-cigs, and 15 percent of those never smoked traditional cigarettes, study finds

About 15 percent of those users, or 1.62 million, began smoking e-cigs without first consuming traditional cigarettes — which has been a concern of anti-tobacco advocates. Current use typically is defined in studies as consuming an e-cig product at leas
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 21, 2018 22:13
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[North Carolina] Traditional cigarette prices are on rise again for Marlboro, likely for Reynolds brands

The price of traditional cigarettes is going up again, this time by 10 cents per pack for the top brands of Philip Morris USA. The increase follows Philip Morris’ recent pattern of raising prices every six months or so, which R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 21, 2018 21:50
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