Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with North Carolina 6,722 headlines found

19 Views

[North Carolina, Ohio] Top tobacco executives set to meet with FLOC

Top executives for tobacco giant Reynolds American Inc. have agreed to resume discussions with the Toledo-based Farm Labor Organizing Committee about ways to address alleged farm-worker abuses.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added May 11, 2013 13:55
19 Views

[North Carolina] SCHOFIELD: Blast from the past: Tobacco lobby ramming through deceptive bill that endangers kids

Big tobacco is currently ramming through legislation in both houses of the General Assembly that sounds as if it is all about motherhood and apple pie. The bill (which as been introduced and advanced in both the Senate and the House at the behest of the i
NC Policy Watch (blog)
added May 10, 2013 15:46
6 Views

[North Carolina] E-cigarettes challenge interpretations of smoking bans

Taking a puff on an electronic cigarette isn't technically smoking, prompting some local businesses to allow customers to use the cigarettes indoors. Others still prohibit their usage, which can make it difficult for smokers and nonsmokers alike to navig
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added May 9, 2013 20:42
10 Views

[North Carolina] E-cigarettes challenge interpretations of smoking bans

Taking a puff on an electronic cigarette isn't technically smoking, prompting some local businesses to allow customers to use the cigarettes indoors. Others still prohibit their usage, which can make it difficult for smokers and nonsmokers alike to navig
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added May 9, 2013 00:30
19 Views

[North Carolina] Cigarettes bill stubbed out

A bill that would have created a new cigarette trafficking crime was stubbed out before it could be introduced Wednesday. ... Daughtry declared. "A number of people go through Johnston County going to New York or Florida or wherever they're going, and I
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added May 9, 2013 00:49
19 Views

[North Carolina] Advocates plan to pressure Reynolds American over tobacco farm working conditions

Members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and its supporters rallied outside the Reynolds American headquarters in Winston-Salem, N.C., Thursday. The company's annual shareholder's meeting was being held inside, and recognition of the union w
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 8, 2013 07:20
5 Views

[North Carolina] Duke Recognized for Tobacco Cessation Programs

12-month program helps 167 employees quit tobacco last year
Duke University News Service
added May 6, 2013 19:11
22 Views

[North Carolina] Business goes up in smoke — and that’s a good thing

renamed the store McCranie’s Pipe and Tobacco Shop. About 20 years ago, his sons, Todd and Trent McCranie took over the business. Since then, they have created an ...
Business Journal of Charlotte (NC)
added May 7, 2013 09:16
13 Views

[North Carolina] VIDEO: Major employers add e-cigarettes to no-tobacco policies

Electronic cigarettes are gaining popularity among smokers, but not all employers are on board with the idea. More and more companies are creating policies for using the smoking alternative at work. E-cigarettes are not allowed anywhere at New Hanover R
WECT 6 WILMINGTON (NC)
added May 9, 2013 20:52
4 Views

[North Carolina] Study of smokers' genes yields age-related addiction factor

Belsky and his team examined differences in genes that affect the human brain’s ability to respond to and metabolize nicotine. The researchers found variations in these genes among thousands of adult smokers, and developed a “risk score” that could accura
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 28, 2013 23:34
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines