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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: Raise smoking age to 21

Studies show vaping to be somewhat safer, but it’s still smoking and still carries risks. Pushing the age limit higher may help prevent problems later. Shifting the minimum age to 21 could benefit society in several ways, Brian King, deputy director for
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 7, 2017 19:52
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[North Carolina] BAT's $49.4B deal for Reynolds gains Japanese anti-trust approval

It is the second of two governmental anti-trust approvals required for the $49.4 billion deal. The Japanese regulatory approval was necessary as it relates to Reynolds’ $5 billion sale in January 2016 of the international rights to Natural American Spir
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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[North Carolina] Truth Initiative promotes smoke and tobacco free policy at PCC

A national organization traveled to Pitt Community College Wednesday to help promote a smoke and tobacco free policy. Truth Initiative community and youth engagement director Alex Parks says they're offering free shirts, snacks, games and music for stude
WITN-TV (Washington, NC)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:35
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[North Carolina] Should NC raise the legal smoking age?

The legal age to purchase tobacco products would gradually be increased to 21 under a bill filed by N.C. Rep. Holly Grange, R-New Hanover. House bill 435 would grandfather those now aged 18 through 21 and would impact people who turn 18 beginning Jan. 1.
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Apr 4, 2017 20:52
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[North Carolina] Reynolds enters FDA modified-risk regulatory gauntlet for 6 Camel Snus styles

covers four main areas: • Chemistry, pre-clinical and clinical toxicology, as well as epidemiology; • Consumer perception and understanding studies of the proposed modified risk tobacco product (MRTP); • Likelihoods of use studies based on the proposed
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 3, 2017 18:28
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[North Carolina] NC bill would raise legal vaping and smoking age to 21, some exceptions included

A bipartisan group of House members, led by Rep. Donny Lambeth, are testing the winds of socioeconomic change in North Carolina with a bill that would raise the smoking and vaping age to 21. House Bill 435 has been sent to the Committee on Rules, Calend
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 3, 2017 18:28
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[North Carolina] Bill in General Assembly could raise smoking age to 21 in NC

The bill, proposed last Wednesday by a group of four Republican legislators in the N.C. House of Representatives, would raise the legal minimum age to purchase and possess tobacco products by three years, through it would grandfather in people who are cu
Daily Tar Heel (UNC)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27
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[North Carolina] Reynolds reports executive compensation for fiscal 2016

Reynolds traditionally holds its annual shareholder meeting in May. However, the company said it will not hold a 2017 meeting if it completes its proposed $49.4 billion sale to British American Tobacco Plc. on the current projected timeline by the end o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 29, 2017 15:11
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[North Carolina] Bill filed to raise minimum age to buy tobacco products in NC

Four Republican House members filed a bill Wednesday that would raise the minimum age to purchase or receive tobacco products in North Carolina. House Bill 435 would raise the purchasing age from 18 to 21 years old, except for people currently serving in
WSPA News Channel Seven (Spartanburg, SC)
added Mar 27, 2017 04:17
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American Inc. revamps its headquarters in downtown Winston-Salem

Dark corridors and closed-off work spaces have been replaced with open, bright areas aimed at fostering collaboration...“We think of our employees as trailblazers thriving together, transforming tobacco. Now, we have the space to support us on that journ
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 18:28
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