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[North Carolina] Health Officials Alarmed at Uptick in Teen Vaping

Six years after North Carolina legislators eliminated funding for teen tobacco cessation programs, health officials are noting a sharp uptick in the number of kids using nicotine products....a steady and increasingly steep climb in the number of kids usin
North Carolina Health News
added Feb 16, 2018 17:25
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[North Carolina] Former Reynolds CEO Crew resurfaces by joining Mondelez board

Debra Crew, who abruptly left her position as chief executive of Reynolds American Inc. at the end of 2017, has resurfaced in the corporate world as a board member for Mondelez International...among the world’s largest snack-food companies with 2017 net r
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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[North Carolina] CONVERTING TOBACCO FIELDS INTO SOLAR FARMS CAN SAVE HALF A MILLION LIVES A YEAR

As demand for solar energy grew in recent years, so did the need for land for solar farms...the answer may be in converting tobacco plantations into energy generators. The approach would kill two birds with one stone—it would reduce the production of tob
JSTOR
added Feb 14, 2018 03:21
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: VERIFY: Is Smoking With Kids In The Car Illegal As Of January 30th?

A viral article liked and shared millions of times on Facebook says it is illegal to smoke with kids in the car... no federal law or even proposed federal legislation on that topic on Congress.gov. So we are verifying that the viral article is false.
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:51
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[Canada, North Carolina] U.S. tobacco supplier acquires majority stakes in PEI, Ontario pot companies

A U.S. tobacco leaf merchant has acquired majority stakes in a PEI licensed medical marijuana producer and a cannabis company that is developing indoor growing operations in Ontario. Alliance One International Inc., based in North Carolina, says its subs
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:49
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[North Carolina] Secondhand smoke exposure on the decline since 2009 statewide smoking ban, study finds

a new Duke study has found that expectant mothers are now less likely to face secondhand smoke. Since the 2009 passage of the smoking ban in North Carolina—which outlawed smoking inside public places like bars and restaurants—pregnant women have experie
Duke University Chronicle
added Feb 9, 2018 22:44
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[North Carolina] Nicotine Overdose?

Current health, medication interactions and amount of food consumption all contribute to whether your body is able to keep itself alive while you choose to induce a potentially fatal amount of this chemical. To help you win the battle against nicotine a
Camp Lejeune Globe
added Feb 8, 2018 06:39
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[North Carolina] Man of Tobacco? Highway Art was Discussed More Than 60 Years Ago

We apparently almost had massive statues of a strapping farmhand — think the Statue of David, shirtless with blue jeans and gripping a tobacco leaf — standing by highways leading into the city in the 1950s, as part of a planned-but-never-completed festiv
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 5, 2018 01:24
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[North Carolina] Kids saying no to cigarettes are saying yes to vaping

adolescents who are not susceptible to smoking cigarettes and who thought e-cigarettes were less harmful were more likely to use e-cigarettes. Additionally, youth exposed to e-cigarette vapor in public places were also more likely to use e-cigarettes. Th
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Feb 6, 2018 17:15
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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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