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[North Carolina] Burr, Tillis push back against tighter FDA tobacco restrictions, particularly banning menthol cigarettes

North Carolina’s Republican U.S. senators are pushing back against the Trump administration’s plan to tighten regulations on tobacco products, particularly banning traditional menthol cigarettes. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis issued statements last
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 21, 2018 02:58

[New Jersey, New York, North Carolina] VIDEO: 21 people charged in connection with $15 million cigarette tax fraud scheme

Authorities say thousands of cartons of cigarettes per week were brought from North Carolina to New York and then sold to stores throughout the metropolitan area. "This scheme allegedly cheated the state and city out of more than $15 million in taxes in
added Nov 20, 2018 18:59

[North Carolina] Potential FDA ban on menthol cigarettes contributes to BAT share price drop

reached a 52-week low during morning trading Monday as investors reacted to a potential ban on traditional menthol cigarettes. The share price dropped as much as 8.8 percent, or by $3.69, on the New York Stock Exchange before closing down by -.- percent,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2018 21:44

[North Carolina] 565 workers lose jobs as tobacco merchant restructures

company that buys, processes and sells leaf tobacco to cigarette companies is cutting almost 600 jobs as it reorganizes. Pyxus International Inc. filed a required report with North Carolina officials this week disclosing plans to lay off 565 workers at i
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 12, 2018 21:43

[North Carolina] Investment gains spur 22nd Century to third-quarter profit

reported Thursday a $6.34 million profit for the third quarter, based primarily on gains from its affiliation with a Canadian-based plant biotechnology company. 22nd Century, based in Clarence, N.Y., operates a tobacco manufacturing plant in Mocksville w
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 9, 2018 03:48

[North Carolina] E-cigarettes are not part of Duke's upcoming smoking ban

From parties to libraries to restrooms, e-cigarettes are prevalent on campus. JUULs, often compared to flash drives for their sleekness and form, are easier to conceal than cigarettes. “The use of e-cigarettes by younger, non-smoking individuals is a de
Duke University Chronicle
added Nov 6, 2018 12:35

[North Carolina] ITG Brands plans early 2020 closing of Reidsville plant; 117 employees affected

The 126-year-old plant will maintain production of former Commonwealth Brands cigarette products until the shift is completed to the former Lorillard Inc. plant in Greensboro. By moving operations to Greensboro, ITG Brands will lower manufacturing and r
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 3, 2018 15:21

[North Carolina] Tobacco-free parks proposal up for debate in Greenville

The City Council will consider a new ordinance to ban all tobacco products at the locations -- including cigarettes and e-cigarettes. In 2014, the City Council supported a resolution for tobacco-free parks. Pitt County Health Director Dr. John Morrow is
WCTI NewsChannel12 (New Bern, NC)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:01

[North Carolina] Altria's support for age 21 minimum draws mixed reactions

Brad Rodu, a professor of medicine at the University of Louisville and an anti-smoking advocate, compared Altria’s support for raising the minimum age to 21 to the Alcohol21 campaign of the 1980s. “That effort succeeded in reducing rates of teen alcohol
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 29, 2018 04:31

[North Carolina] 16 weeks paid leave coming for new moms and dads who work at Reynolds

The program, which is being rolled out among all British American Tobacco Plc subsidiaries, allows female and male employees to take up to 16 weeks of leave following the birth, adoption or permanent placement of a child in their household. If the emplo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2018 00:42
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