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[North Carolina] August used to mean "opening day" for tobacco harvest

In those days, warehouses in our area were part of the Old Belt, a geographical area that covered much of the Piedmont. Eastern North Carolina markets, the Eastern belt, were the largest. That area of the state produced huge amounts of tobacco, leading t
Burlington (NC) Times-News
added Aug 30, 2013 14:06
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[North Carolina] NC has sixth highest rate of underage tobacco sales violations, according to study

The state’s rate of 13.9 percent for federal fiscal year 2011-12, which ended Sept. 30, 2012, was above the national average of 9.1 percent, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reported. The program is part of the federal agency
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:37
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[North Carolina] Bank objects to proposed tobacco brand sale

Bank of the Carolinas Corp. filed an objection Thursday to the proposed $75,000 sale of cigar and pipe tobacco brands and trademarks for three defunct Mocksville tobacco manufacturers. The 15-year run of making discount cigarettes by Renegade Holdings I
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 24, 2013 11:42
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[North Carolina] Raleigh company offers $75,000 for piece of 3 Mocksville tobacco manufacturers

A Raleigh tobacco company may finally get its piece of three defunct Mocksville tobacco manufacturers, only this time at a much lower price tag. Peter Tourtellot, bankruptcy trustee for Renegade Holdings Inc., Renegade Tobacco Co. and Alternative Brands
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 27, 2013 10:01
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[North Carolina] Analysts: E-cig volume for retailers could rise if FDA restricts online sales

Reynolds American Inc. and other traditional tobacco manufacturers could gain significant headwinds on their electronic-cigarette initiatives if the Food and Drug Administration decides to restrict or ban online sales of the products, according to analys
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 27, 2013 10:00
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[North Carolina] POWELL: Cigarette Burn: Judged for a personal decision

With an evil scowl, the woman continues with “EXCUSE ME, I would like to walk through the door without having to walk through your disgusting smoke!” Appalled at her blatant disregard for any smidgen of courtesy, I politely smiled and apologized.
The East Carolinian
added Aug 22, 2013 16:13
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[North Carolina] Ask SAM: E-cigarettes are not covered by non-smoking laws

Answer: E-cigarettes are not included in the smoking ban, according to Marlon Hunter, the health director with the Forsyth County Department of Public Health. The smoking ban “applies to the ‘use or possession of a lighted cigarette, lighted cigar, ligh
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2013 14:23
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[North Carolina] Tobacco country begins warming to e-cigarettes

But e-cigarettes also are proving to be a money maker for small-business owners, despite concerns from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and others that they are not a proven and safe method for quitting smoking. Blevins and her brother opened an e-
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Aug 18, 2013 12:01
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[North Carolina] Smokers becoming less welcome in apartments

Smoking bans are becoming more common across the country, industry watchers say – even here in tobacco country. One company based in Charlotte, which manages property in 10 states, has earned kudos for banning smoking in a couple dozen facilities. “Ther
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Aug 16, 2013 01:47
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[North Carolina] Cumberland Matters: 15 Cumberland County properties going smoke-free

Blue signs went up July 29 notifying the public that effective Jan. 1, smoking will no longer be allowed anywhere on selected properties, including the Department of Public Health, the Department of Social Services and all library branches.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Aug 10, 2013 11:19
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