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[North Carolina, South Carolina] Smoking ban in coastal cities lights up debate

Talks about a smoking ban in coastal cities is lighting up a debate on whether or not the government can keep you from smoking in an open, public place. A lawmaker in North Carolina is seeing if there would be support in his state that would enforce smok
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Feb 12, 2013 12:53
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[North Carolina] Davis measuring support for beach smoking ban

A bill to give New Hanover beach towns the power to enforce smoking bans on the beaches could go through the state legislature within months. Rep. Ted Davis, R-New Hanover, is assessing support within the legislature for the bill, and if there is enough
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Feb 12, 2013 12:06
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[North Carolina] State proposes smoking ban on community college campuses

Smoking would be banned from community college campuses in North Carolina if a bill introduced in the state legislature passes. The bill’s primary sponsor, Sen. Stan Bingham, is a Republican representing Davidson and Montgomery counties.
Burlington (NC) Times-News
added Feb 11, 2013 10:09
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Could all North Carolina Community Colleges become smoke free?

Several North Carolina Lawmakers introduced a bill in January that would ban smoking on all community college campuses. The bill would even apply to schools that have designated smoking areas.
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added Feb 5, 2013 11:04
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[North Carolina] NC tobacco growers to hold annual meeting in Raleigh

The Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina is scheduled to hold its annual meeting Friday at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Featured speakers include new Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Sen. Richard Burr — both Republicans.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Feb 4, 2013 22:32
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[North Carolina] Gov. talks tobacco, unemployment at growers meeting

In front of hundreds of tobacco farmers and businesses Friday, McCrory vowed to push tobacco exports when he goes overseas and to help the agriculture business grow locally.
WTVD ABC 11 (Durham, NC)
added Feb 3, 2013 11:52
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[North Carolina] Winston-Salem looks into ban on smoking in city parks

A request has been made for the city council to consider banning smoking in the city parks in Winston-Salem. This sign at Hanes Park, Mon., Jan. 28, 2013, lists regulations and items already forbidden or restricted in city parks.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 29, 2013 12:44
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[North Carolina] ‘Thanks From The Bottom Of Our Lungs’ – Three Year Anniversary of Smoking Ban in Restaurants/Bars

Many communities around the state are hosting local events to celebrate the Third Birthday of the Smoke-Free Restaurants and Bars Law in North Carolina.
High Country Press (Boone, NC)
added Jan 23, 2013 17:19
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[North Carolina] 36 Hours in Durham, N.C.

THE tobacco and textile industries left their imprint on Durham long ago, but now the historic brick mills and repurposed factories form the backdrop of North Carolina’s re-energized Bull City. ... Since Big Tobacco is dead, consider this cool mix of cul
New York Times
added Jan 20, 2013 10:02
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Breathe - Spring Lake takes aim at second-hand smoke

The aldermen are considering those actions as a part of Spring Lake's participation in a Community Transformation Grant aimed at creating healthier communities. We hope they give residents all the breathing room they can.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jan 17, 2013 15:47
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