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[North Carolina] Tar Heel lawmakers gird for tobacco fight

The U.S. Senate this week has started to fine-tune the huge, new five-year farm bill, working through votes on a series of amendments that will include a proposal to eliminate federal subsidies for tobacco insurance.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added May 23, 2013 03:43
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[North Carolina] Winston-Salem woman honored for anti-smoking campaign ads

Just about everywhere Terrie Hall goes in the U.S. someone recognizes her from the national “Tips from Former Smokers” television campaign ads. Since 2005, the Winston-Salem woman and former smoker has been sharing her story on television in hopes of hel
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added May 23, 2013 02:47
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[North Carolina] As farm bill debate looms, Tarheel lawmakers gird for fight over tobacco

The U.S. Senate this week has started to fine-tune the huge, new five-year farm bill, working through votes on a series of amendments that will include a proposal to eliminate federal subsidies for tobacco insurance. North Carolina is the nation’s No. 1
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added May 22, 2013 08:27
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[North Carolina] Smokers may soon get to light up in beaches and parks again

Instead, Proulx usually waits until after his last class to smoke a Camel Crush in his Hyundai because Wake Tech is a tobacco-free campus. But Senate Republicans took a step Tuesday toward striking down local rules governing where smokers like Proulx ca
Eastern Wake News (Zebulon, NC)
added May 18, 2013 21:29
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[North Carolina] Effort to block beach smoking ban stalls

A bill that would have snuffed out local municipalities' rights to limit outdoor smoking hit a significant snag Thursday and is not likely to advance this session. "The bill can go no further as it currently reads," said an aide in the office of Sen. Bre
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added May 17, 2013 05:30
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[North Carolina] Smoking bans likely to stay on the books

legislative attempt to overturn outdoor smoking bans in cities, on beaches and on community college campuses has stalled in the Senate and appears unlikely to make the cut as lawmakers scramble to meet their "crossover" deadline. Crossover is the self-i
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added May 16, 2013 14:43
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[North Carolina] Lawmakers split over bill to overturn outdoor smoking bans

Health advocates say an N.C. Senate bill would repeal hundreds of local and community college rules restricting smoking outdoors. The Senate Environment Committee approved a bill Tuesday that would prohibit local governments and community colleges from e
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2013 03:24
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Let local governments set smoking policies

The latest chapter comes as N.C. Sen. Buck Newton fights for a bill that would eliminate local tobacco use guidelines. Newton has noted that a number of community colleges, beaches and parks in different parts of the state have implemented no smoking pol
Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram
added May 16, 2013 03:25
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[North Carolina] Bill would ban outdoor smoking bans

Legislation being considered in the North Carolina Senate would state that no local ordinance on outdoor smoking could be more restrictive than state law. Because current state law places no restrictions on smoking outdoors, local laws approved or consid
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added May 15, 2013 19:51
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[North Carolina] The 2013 Reynolds American, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting: orders, points of order, “out of order” and ordered out!

Dr. Sharon Brown, a grandmother and a shareholder from Pennsylvania, who was seated second from the aisle where the company’s sole microphone ... saw Dr. Brown fall to the floor after she attempted to get by the RAI employee. By the time Dr. Brown was ab
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 19, 2013 13:37
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