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[North Carolina] VIDEO: FOUNDER OF MOM-O DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER FROM SECOND-HAND SMOKE

A staple in the Charlotte community...Judy Williams, co-founder of Mothers of Murdered Offspring, has been diagnosed with stage three lung cancer. She tell us the illness came from second-hand smoke from people smoking at MOMO vigils. Since finding out a
Spectrum News
added Mar 8, 2018 15:46
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[North Carolina] $24 Million Flue-Cured Tobacco Settlement: Time is Running Out for Tobacco

The Court has finally approved the $24 million Settlement with U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. ("U.S. Tobacco"), formerly known as Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation, to resolve legal claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco m
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2018 20:06
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[China, North Carolina] NC could pay high price for metals tariffs

North Carolina’s poultry and tobacco industries could also suffer from retaliatory tariffs. The state was the No. 3 producer of chickens in 2016 and the top producer of tobacco. ...China is the fastest-growing market for North Carolina tobacco exports.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:37
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[North Carolina] ‘That one bad habit almost took everything from me’

Gaston County’s effort to snuff out tobacco use came to Bessemer City on Thursday. The Gaston County Health Department, along with other local health departments, elected officials and anti-tobacco advocates in the region gathered to discuss the dangers
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Mar 3, 2018 00:44
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[North Carolina] Turning Tobacco Fields into Solar Farms

“Economic Impact of Substituting Solar Photovoltaic Electric Production for Tobacco Farming,” analyzed the potential of such an exchange in North Carolina due to the state’s robust tobacco production as well as its ample sunlight.
engineering.com (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:49
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[North Carolina] Duke study sheds light on smoking ban's effect on pregnant women

"What we found was that rates of second-hand smoke exposure was lower -- significantly lower -- following the ban as compared to before the ban," Schechter said. Researchers also identified clear racial and socioeconomic disparities. "African-American
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:45
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[North Carolina] Reynolds revenue boosts BAT to record year for profits, sales

The full addition of Reynolds American Inc. revenue bolstered the fiscal 2017 profit of parent company British American Tobacco Plc by 7.8 percent to a record $8.22 billion. BAT is the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco manufacturer, having comple
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 22, 2018 23:36
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[North Carolina] What makes Winston-Salem worth watching? C-SPAN aims to show off the city

A film crew from C-SPAN is in town, checking out the old shell-shaped Shell service station...Authors the programming will feature include Michele Gillespie, who wrote a book about Katharine and R.J. Reynolds, and Frank Elliott, whose books include one ab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2018 23:28
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[North Carolina] Review: The Packhouse a Beautiful Nod to Carolina’s Tobacco Past

The décor is thoughtful, making The Packhouse more than just a trendy, history-based name. Baskets large enough to hold tobacco leaves hang from the ceiling, and the door handles are fashioned from aged farming tools. A private dining room is closed off
Charlotte (NC) Magazine
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[North Carolina] GOLDSTEIN: On tobacco, NC graded too low

North Carolina still leads the country in many efforts to combat smoking (such as tobacco-free colleges), and our efforts are producing results. In 2016, the percentage of adults who reported smoking cigarettes was the lowest ever recorded at 17.9 percen
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Feb 16, 2018 21:59
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