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[North Carolina] E-cigarettes challenge interpretations of smoking bans

Taking a puff on an electronic cigarette isn't technically smoking, prompting some local businesses to allow customers to use the cigarettes indoors. Others still prohibit their usage, which can make it difficult for smokers and nonsmokers alike to navig
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added May 9, 2013 00:30

[North Carolina] Cigarettes bill stubbed out

A bill that would have created a new cigarette trafficking crime was stubbed out before it could be introduced Wednesday. ... Daughtry declared. "A number of people go through Johnston County going to New York or Florida or wherever they're going, and I
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added May 9, 2013 00:49

[North Carolina] Advocates plan to pressure Reynolds American over tobacco farm working conditions

Members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and its supporters rallied outside the Reynolds American headquarters in Winston-Salem, N.C., Thursday. The company's annual shareholder's meeting was being held inside, and recognition of the union w
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 8, 2013 07:20

[North Carolina] Duke Recognized for Tobacco Cessation Programs

12-month program helps 167 employees quit tobacco last year
Duke University News Service
added May 6, 2013 19:11

[North Carolina] Business goes up in smoke — and that’s a good thing

renamed the store McCranie’s Pipe and Tobacco Shop. About 20 years ago, his sons, Todd and Trent McCranie took over the business. Since then, they have created an ...
Business Journal of Charlotte (NC)
added May 7, 2013 09:16

[North Carolina] VIDEO: Major employers add e-cigarettes to no-tobacco policies

Electronic cigarettes are gaining popularity among smokers, but not all employers are on board with the idea. More and more companies are creating policies for using the smoking alternative at work. E-cigarettes are not allowed anywhere at New Hanover R
added May 9, 2013 20:52

[North Carolina] Study of smokers' genes yields age-related addiction factor

Belsky and his team examined differences in genes that affect the human brain’s ability to respond to and metabolize nicotine. The researchers found variations in these genes among thousands of adult smokers, and developed a “risk score” that could accura
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 28, 2013 23:34

[North Carolina] N.C. receives $211 million in cigarette lawsuit payments

Attorney General Roy Cooper notified Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders on Friday how much money was going to state coffers and the Golden LEAF Foundation, which politicians established to help tobacco-growing regions transition their
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Apr 27, 2013 12:26

[North Carolina] NC gets $211 million from tobacco companies after dispute is settled

The payment came after North Carolina and 19 other states reached an agreement that resolved a 10-year dispute over payments to be made under the landmark 1998 master settlement agreement with tobacco companies.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 29, 2013 00:35

[North Carolina] Responses of young adults to graphic warning labels for cigarette packages

Most of the proposed labels enhanced fear-related reactions about health consequences of smoking and reduced motivations to smoke relative to text-only labels, although some had larger effects than others. All but one of the nine warning labels recently
Tobacco Control
added Apr 27, 2013 11:19
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