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[China, North Carolina] Potential tobacco tariffs terrify NC farmers

John Weaver said 70 percent of the tobacco he grows in Johnston County gets exported out of the country. He also grows soybeans and corn, but tobacco is his key cash crop and has 70 percent of his investment. "It would devastate us," Weaver said of loom
WECT 6 WILMINGTON (NC)
added Apr 6, 2018 18:51
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[China] Chinese tariffs could affect North Carolina tobacco and pork producers

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler said that the state exported more than $156 million worth of tobacco and more than $55 million worth of pork to China last year. "Our number one trading partner in agriculture in North Carolina is China. This amoun
WTVD ABC 11 (Durham, NC)
added Apr 6, 2018 18:50
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[North Carolina] Juul presence on local school campuses prompting reviews of nicotine policies

“Due to this increased trend of teenagers’ use of Juul and other e-cigarettes/vaping devices, we are aware that some of our students are using these products,” said Kathy FitzJefferies, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school system’s program manager for
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 5, 2018 23:20
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UNDER THE DOME ‘It really hits North Carolina’: China goes after tobacco in latest tariff fight

North Carolina exported more than $156 million in leaf tobacco to China in 2017, making the nation the largest consumer of the state’s tobacco in the world. That number is already down from more than $184 million in 2015 and $166 million in 2016, accordi
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 5, 2018 04:40
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[North Carolina] Tobacco Escrow Overpayment Suit Survives Motion To Dismiss ($$)

A North Carolina judge on April 2 denied a motion to dismiss a case in which a tobacco company is seeking to recover overpayments it made into an escrow fund because the claims brought by a tobacco company present an “existing justiciable controversy” and
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 5, 2018 04:32
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[North Carolina] Reynolds brands gain ground on top-selling Marlboro; Juul reaches 54% market share

Three key Reynolds American Inc. brands continued to chip away at top-selling Marlboro’s market share during a four-week period that ended March 24. Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog reported Tuesday that Marlboro’s volume fell 5.4 percent du
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 4, 2018 17:13
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[North Carolina] Tobacco being tested for flu vaccine production

Inside a 97,000-square-foot greenhouse in North Carolina, thousands of small tobacco plants are growing in individualized containers. In the heart of tobacco country, they are grown year round by Medicago, which is 40 percent owned by tobacco maker Phili
UPI
added Mar 30, 2018 00:43
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[North Carolina] E-cigarette flavors like 'chocolate fudge' and 'cinnamon muffin' are TOXIC to human cells, study finds

a new study by the University of North Carolina warns those flavor combinations could, in fact, make e-cigarettes toxic. Many of the liquids contain various dangerous chemicals to get their flavor, including vegetable glycerin and propylene glycol, whic
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:17
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[North Carolina] No butts about it: Federal smoke-free housing policy to be enforced in Greenville

Due to new federal regulations, many Greenville residents will be living under a smoke-free housing policy for the first time, forcing residents out of their houses and off their porches, no ifs, ands or butts. Based on a policy change by the United Sta
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Mar 27, 2018 15:00
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century CEO gains 27 percent jump in 2017 total compensation

The president and chief executive of 22nd Century Group Inc., Henry Sicignano III, received a 2.9 percent increase in salary to $242,660 a year in fiscal 2017, according to a regulatory filing this week.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 25, 2018 00:59
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