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[North Carolina] Woman in graphic anti-smoking ad dies from cancer

Terrie Hall died at a hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., federal officials said. She was 53. "She was a public health hero," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which conducted the campaign. "She may well have
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 17, 2013 07:18

[North Carolina] Ask SAM: The improper disposal of cigarette butts is littering

"The improper disposal of cigarette butts on public property or upon property of another without permission would be considered a violation of City Code," Lt. Christopher Lowder with the Winston-Salem Police Department said by email. Section 62-8 of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 15:58

[North Carolina] Analyst projection: E-cigs will overtake traditional tobacco revenue at Reynolds in 2021

Bonnie Herzog, with Wells Fargo Securities, has estimated Reynolds will have $4 billion in revenue from e-cigs in 2021 compared with $3.9 billion from conventional cigarettes. That’s compared with barely any e-cig revenue and $6.4 billion in conventiona
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 17, 2013 07:34

[North Carolina] Missouri Supreme Court upholds damages in tobacco case

The Missouri Supreme Court upheld this week a $1.5 million punitive damages judgment for a Kansas City-area family in a long-running lawsuit against a tobacco company. The court's ruling Tuesday affirmed the 2009 judgment against Brown & Williamson Tobac
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 11, 2013 21:30

[North Carolina] Beaufort County Makes County Properties Healthier

Officials in Beaufort County passed a new ordinance that prohibits smoking and the use of other tobacco products and e-cigarettes in County buildings, vehicles and within fifty feet of all County buildings, beginning October 1, 2013. "State law allows Co
Beaufort (NC) Observer
added Sep 11, 2013 10:42
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[North Carolina] Housing authoritiy considers smoking ban in public housing

The Wilmington Housing Authority is considering banning smoking in its public housing units. If adopted, residents would have to sign an addendum to their lease, which says anyone who violates the smoking ban could face eviction. Going smoke free indoors
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Sep 11, 2013 09:29

[North Carolina] Dukes, Durham and tobacco

first coffee table book about Duke Homestead, the state historic site at the tobacco farm that started it all, incorporates all three. "Duke Homestead and the American Tobacco Company" was written by the Duke Homestead Historic Site manager, Jennifer Daw
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 3, 2013 00:41

[North Carolina] Martin Co. 911: Several Tobacco Barns On Fire

Several fire departments are at the scene of multiple tobacco barns on fire. Martin County 911 says that fire crews responded to 1942 NC Highway 125 for a report of 4 barns on fire around 8:34 Saturday night.
WITN-TV (Washington, NC)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:12

[North Carolina] August used to mean "opening day" for tobacco harvest

In those days, warehouses in our area were part of the Old Belt, a geographical area that covered much of the Piedmont. Eastern North Carolina markets, the Eastern belt, were the largest. That area of the state produced huge amounts of tobacco, leading t
Burlington (NC) Times-News
added Aug 30, 2013 14:06

[North Carolina] NC has sixth highest rate of underage tobacco sales violations, according to study

The state’s rate of 13.9 percent for federal fiscal year 2011-12, which ended Sept. 30, 2012, was above the national average of 9.1 percent, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reported. The program is part of the federal agency
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:37
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