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[Mississippi, North Carolina] Sentencing hearing postponed for tobacco scheme defendant

Calvin Phelps, who operated four tobacco sales businesses in Mocksville, N.C., pleaded guilty to three counts of wire fraud, contraband cigarette trafficking and money laundering in June 2012. John Alexander, Assistant United States Attorney for the Nor
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Sep 20, 2013 10:54

[North Carolina] UNC Partners with FDA, NIH to Create Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received two separate grants from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today as part of an on-going interagency partnership. UNC will house two of 14 Tobacc
added Sep 20, 2013 09:54

[Mississippi, North Carolina] UPDATE: Former owner of now-defunct cigarette brands looks for leniency after convictions

Phelps, 52, once owned Alternative Brands Inc., Renegade Holdings Inc., Renegade Tobacco Co. and Cutting Edge Enterprises Inc. All are now defunct. The sentencing comes about 18 months after Phelps pleaded guilty to federal charges of committing fraud,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 13:39

[North Carolina] After surgery: Longtime smoker spreads her story

Terrie Hall, a former smoker and anti-smoking advocate, spoke to students at Allen Middle School in Greensboro in 2007.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 13:36

[North Carolina] Woman in graphic anti-smoking ad dies from cancer

Terrie Hall died at a hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., federal officials said. She was 53. "She was a public health hero," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which conducted the campaign. "She may well have
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 17, 2013 07:18

[North Carolina] Ask SAM: The improper disposal of cigarette butts is littering

"The improper disposal of cigarette butts on public property or upon property of another without permission would be considered a violation of City Code," Lt. Christopher Lowder with the Winston-Salem Police Department said by email. Section 62-8 of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 15:58

[North Carolina] Analyst projection: E-cigs will overtake traditional tobacco revenue at Reynolds in 2021

Bonnie Herzog, with Wells Fargo Securities, has estimated Reynolds will have $4 billion in revenue from e-cigs in 2021 compared with $3.9 billion from conventional cigarettes. That’s compared with barely any e-cig revenue and $6.4 billion in conventiona
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 17, 2013 07:34

[North Carolina] Missouri Supreme Court upholds damages in tobacco case

The Missouri Supreme Court upheld this week a $1.5 million punitive damages judgment for a Kansas City-area family in a long-running lawsuit against a tobacco company. The court's ruling Tuesday affirmed the 2009 judgment against Brown & Williamson Tobac
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 11, 2013 21:30

[North Carolina] Beaufort County Makes County Properties Healthier

Officials in Beaufort County passed a new ordinance that prohibits smoking and the use of other tobacco products and e-cigarettes in County buildings, vehicles and within fifty feet of all County buildings, beginning October 1, 2013. "State law allows Co
Beaufort (NC) Observer
added Sep 11, 2013 10:42
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[North Carolina] Housing authoritiy considers smoking ban in public housing

The Wilmington Housing Authority is considering banning smoking in its public housing units. If adopted, residents would have to sign an addendum to their lease, which says anyone who violates the smoking ban could face eviction. Going smoke free indoors
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Sep 11, 2013 09:29
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