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[North Carolina] N.C. gets bad tobacco grade

Mississippi, Virginia, Texas and North Carolina were considered the worst states in the nation. There are five areas that are looked at: tobacco program funding; smoke-free air (restrictions); tobacco taxes; access to cessation; and the minimum age to pur
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Feb 3, 2018 00:42
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[California, North Carolina] Newport's appeal with millennials chips away at Marlboro's top market share

Marlboro has been the dominant traditional cigarette in California, in part because Newport sales were limited there when the brand was owned by Lorillard...Herzog of Wells Fargo Securities, also said retailers and wholesalers remain optimistic about the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 31, 2018 15:38
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[North Carolina] Army warns of ‘emerging public health threat’

Army medical leaders said Tuesday that a rash of North Carolina troops being hospitalized for serious medical issues believed to have been caused by vaping oils is a priority. The remarks come one day after the U.S. Army Public Health Center issued a pu
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jan 31, 2018 16:58
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[North Carolina] He cut a wide swath when tobacco was king. Now, colorful auctioneer gets posthumous tribute.

tobacco so dominated North Carolina’s culture that the men who auctioned it became national celebrities....And by most accounts, the greatest of all came from tiny Louisburg in Franklin County – a tenant farmer’s boy named Percy W. Joyner. He once sold 1.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: American Lung Association gives NC failing grades in tobacco use prevention

gave the state all failing grades for North Carolina’s efforts to prevent tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke. “I think it’s no secret that we’re not doing enough to prevent tobacco use in this state,” said Morgan Gramann, Executive Director, No
WNCN (Raleigh, NC)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:41
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[North Carolina] SMOKING RATES DECLINE NATIONWIDE, NC LAGS IN REDUCED TOBACCO USE

This year’s “State of Tobacco Control” finds Gov. Roy Cooper and the North Carolina General Assembly are failing to enact proven policies that will reduce tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke and save lives: Funding for State Tobacco Prevention Pro
Spectrum News
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07
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Report: North Carolina could do more to prevent tobacco-related deaths

The organization's 2018 "State of Tobacco Control" states that North Carolina is significantly behind the nation in reducing tobacco use and that state lawmakers could do more to prevent the death and disease associated with tobacco.
WTVD ABC 11 (Durham, NC)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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[North Carolina] Fund-raising shortfall has arts council reassessing its role, strategies

The council is bracing to see what British American Tobacco Plc’s full ownership of Reynolds American Inc. will mean for corporate giving. Reynolds could not be reached for comment about 2017-18 plans. Its group of companies, employees and private chari
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 15, 2018 23:24
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[North Carolina] Pregnant Women in NC Exposed to Less Secondhand Nicotine After ‘Smoking Ban’

A new study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the ‘smoking ban’ in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was publ
Newswise
added Jan 11, 2018 03:28
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[North Carolina] Impact of Smoking Ban on Passive Smoke Exposure in Pregnant Non-Smokers in the Southeastern United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that banning smoking in public spaces may reduce passive smoke exposure in non-smoking pregnant women. The current study also replicates previous findings regarding individual level characteristics associated with gestational passive smok
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Jan 17, 2018 20:42
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