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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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[California, North Carolina] Newport's appeal with millennials chips away at Marlboro's top market share

Marlboro has been the dominant traditional cigarette in California, in part because Newport sales were limited there when the brand was owned by Lorillard...Herzog of Wells Fargo Securities, also said retailers and wholesalers remain optimistic about the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 31, 2018 15:38
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[North Carolina] Army warns of ‘emerging public health threat’

Army medical leaders said Tuesday that a rash of North Carolina troops being hospitalized for serious medical issues believed to have been caused by vaping oils is a priority. The remarks come one day after the U.S. Army Public Health Center issued a pu
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jan 31, 2018 16:58
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[North Carolina] He cut a wide swath when tobacco was king. Now, colorful auctioneer gets posthumous tribute.

tobacco so dominated North Carolina’s culture that the men who auctioned it became national celebrities....And by most accounts, the greatest of all came from tiny Louisburg in Franklin County – a tenant farmer’s boy named Percy W. Joyner. He once sold 1.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: American Lung Association gives NC failing grades in tobacco use prevention

gave the state all failing grades for North Carolina’s efforts to prevent tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke. “I think it’s no secret that we’re not doing enough to prevent tobacco use in this state,” said Morgan Gramann, Executive Director, No
WNCN (Raleigh, NC)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:41
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[North Carolina] SMOKING RATES DECLINE NATIONWIDE, NC LAGS IN REDUCED TOBACCO USE

This year’s “State of Tobacco Control” finds Gov. Roy Cooper and the North Carolina General Assembly are failing to enact proven policies that will reduce tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke and save lives: Funding for State Tobacco Prevention Pro
Spectrum News
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07
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