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[North Carolina] SNOW: On keeping the kids out of tobacco fields

“It’s hard manual labor, but there’s nothing wrong with hard manual labor.” That’s true unless the labor is hazardous to one’s health. Unfortunately, contact with tobacco in any form can be unhealthy, even though it has long been a bedrock of the Southe
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 1, 2014 00:08

North Carolina lawmakers adopt tax on electronic cigarettes

Republican Governor Pat McCrory signed a measure that adds a tax of 5 cents to each milliliter of the nicotine liquid that e-cigarettes use. Smokers inhale through a battery-powered metal tube, turning the liquid to vapor. The tax was cleared by the sta
added May 30, 2014 06:21

[North Carolina] Lorillard CEO Murray Kessler's comments lead analyst Bonnie Herzog to believe deal with Reynolds likely

Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog said in a research report that her company hosted investor meetings with Lorillard's (NYSE: LO) management team on Wednesday in Boston and that, as expected, Kessler would not say much regarding the speculation of a pote
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added May 29, 2014 17:12

[North Carolina] CURRY: Nasty special interest bill would raise taxes on e-cigarettes

e-cigarettes have been proven to help smokers quit, and are a healthier alternative to cigarettes. If the legislature proceeds with levying this new tax on e-cigarettes, it will be favoring some consumers' decisions over others, a direct affront to indiv
Beaufort (NC) Observer
added May 30, 2014 05:26

[North Carolina] NC Senate initially approves omnibus tax bill

The full Senate gave tentative approval to the wide-ranging legislation, tweaking several portions of the 2013 tax overhaul but also levying an excise tax on electronic cigarettes for the first time.
AP - Associated Press
added May 30, 2014 04:15

[North Carolina] NC Senate, House agree on measure to eliminate local business taxes

The measure also includes a provision to put a 5-cent-per-milliliter tax on the liquid used in e-cigarettes, a levy requested by Winston-Salem-based tobacco giant Reynolds American that is much lower than the 45-cent-per-pack tax on cigarettes.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added May 28, 2014 23:18
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[North Carolina] CHAPEL HILL: UNC-Chapel Hill team presents new research methods to better understand aging

A potential reason that one 75-year-old man may be able to play tennis, while another can’t get around without a walker is differences in their previous exposure to toxins such as harsh chemicals or cigarette smoke that may accelerate aging.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added May 28, 2014 23:17

AUDIO: Growing Tobacco in North Carolina

Listen 7:47 Agriculture is big businesses in North Carolina, and especially in the eastern part of the state. It’s a 78 billion dollar industry and accounts for 640,000 jobs statewide. Public Affairs Director Brian Long says 17 percent of North Carolin
Public Radio East
added May 28, 2014 01:07

[North Carolina] Market for traditional cigarettes expected to decline as popularity of e-cigs, vapors continues to grow

Electronic and vapor cigarette products take up – for now – two small display spaces when compared with racks of traditional cigarettes sold at Blue Ridge Tobacco and Candle Outlet. But operators of the store on Cloverdale Avenue are convinced, by measuri
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 26, 2014 11:08

[North Carolina] E-cigs, vapor expected to ramp up competition in tobacco industry

The biggest outcome of a consumer shift from combustible cigarettes to electronic and vapor brands could be increased competition among the Big 3 U.S. tobacco manufacturers, a leading analyst says. Philip Morris USA, maker of top-selling brand Marlboro,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 26, 2014 11:07
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