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Report: North Carolina could do more to prevent tobacco-related deaths

The organization's 2018 "State of Tobacco Control" states that North Carolina is significantly behind the nation in reducing tobacco use and that state lawmakers could do more to prevent the death and disease associated with tobacco.
WTVD ABC 11 (Durham, NC)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06

[North Carolina] Fund-raising shortfall has arts council reassessing its role, strategies

The council is bracing to see what British American Tobacco Plc’s full ownership of Reynolds American Inc. will mean for corporate giving. Reynolds could not be reached for comment about 2017-18 plans. Its group of companies, employees and private chari
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 15, 2018 23:24

[North Carolina] Pregnant Women in NC Exposed to Less Secondhand Nicotine After ‘Smoking Ban’

A new study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the ‘smoking ban’ in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was publ
added Jan 11, 2018 03:28

[North Carolina] Impact of Smoking Ban on Passive Smoke Exposure in Pregnant Non-Smokers in the Southeastern United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that banning smoking in public spaces may reduce passive smoke exposure in non-smoking pregnant women. The current study also replicates previous findings regarding individual level characteristics associated with gestational passive smok
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Jan 17, 2018 20:42

[North Carolina] VIDEO: Tobacco Companies Admit Dangers of Smoking in Court-Ordered Ad Campaign

But cigarette smokers in the Triad say the new ads won't make a difference in their decision making. "It's not going to make no difference to me,” said Robert Hurst, a smoker for more than 20 years. “I don't think it'll really make a difference to anyon
added Jan 8, 2018 15:59

[North Carolina] Courts order tobacco companies to run ads about their products

“We have seen the positive impact that our county’s tobacco-free policy has had on our staff and the public,” said Chatham County Health Director Layton Long. “Tobacco-free policies play a large part in helping people quit, and for those who have success
Chatham Journal Newspaper
added Jan 4, 2018 07:10

[North Carolina] Reynolds sale, new Wake Forest Baptist leader lead top 10 business news stories

It took a $54.5 billion offer from British American Tobacco for Reynolds’ board of directors to agree to sell BAT the 57.8 percent of Reynolds it did not already own. With the July 25 completion of the deal, BAT became the world’s largest publicly trade
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 2, 2018 04:08

[North Carolina] Reynolds leaf buildings gain listing on national historic register

The three-story Reynolds leaf buildings known as 2-1 and 2-2 are located at 951 Reynolds Blvd... According to the department, building 2-1 “housed two essential elements of the tobacco manufacturing process: stemming and redrying, both necessary to reduc
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 27, 2017 15:18

[North Carolina] Juul Labs' rise to top-selling e-cig has investors buying in

The meteoric rise of Juul to the top of the U.S. electronic cigarette market has spurred a buying spree of its first round of securities. Juul Labs Inc., based in San Francisco, said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that it has sold $111.5 million of a $1
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 26, 2017 01:36

[Louisiana, North Carolina] Local Man Sentenced for Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JADALLAH SAED age 31, of Gretna, was sentenced yesterday after previously pleading guilty to one count of trafficking in counterfeit cigarettes. U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt sentenced SAED to
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:21
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