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[North Carolina] Tobacco smoke exposure during pregnancy and child ADHD investigated

Susan K. Murphy, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Duke University School of Medicine and the Center for Study of Neurodevelopment and Improving Children's Health following Environmental tobacco Smoke exposure at Duke said secondhand
added Dec 27, 2013 22:20

[UK, USA, North Carolina] Advocacy group wants better conditions for tobacco workers

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee, led by its president Baldemar Velasquez, hand-delivered a letter describing its worker condition concerns to BAT chairman Richard Burrows. Velasquez also made a presentation to the British Parliament on Thursday. The
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 16, 2013 20:13

[North Carolina] New Children's Center Studies Association Between ADHD and Secondhand Smoke

Duke Medicine has established a new research program to investigate the relationship between exposure to environmental tobacco smoke during pregnancy and childhood and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.
Duke University Medical Center
added Dec 5, 2013 13:51

[North Carolina] New York firm buys Mocksville facility for cigarette production

New York-based 22nd Century Group Inc., which develops and commercializes reduced-risk tobacco products, announced Tuesday that it purchased a manufacturing facility in Mocksville out of bankruptcy, with plans to begin production of the company's lower-n
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Dec 5, 2013 10:52

[North Carolina] Why Are Children Working in American Tobacco Fields?

No one knows how many children work in America’s tobacco fields each summer, helping to bring in our nation’s deadliest crop. When I put the question to Larry Wooten, president of the North Carolina Farm Bureau, he wasn’t willing to concede that such a w
The Nation
added Dec 2, 2013 13:03

[North Carolina] Great American Smokeout offers smoking alternative

The AS-4400 fitness center aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River hosted an annual Great American Smokeout event, Nov. 21, to raise awareness about the harmful effects of smoking and various healthy alternatives. ... “A Marine’s body is a weapon,” sa
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 27, 2013 14:49

[North Carolina] State lawmakers want to protect tobacco payments from spending cuts

Eleven of North Carolina’s 13 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsak, asking him to make sure that the Tobacco Transition Payment Program will not be reduced as a result of more automatic fed
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 30, 2013 14:45

[North Carolina] FUQUAY-VARINA: Fuquay-Varina returns to its tobacco roots

the barn won't be used to cure tobacco; it instead will serve as a demonstration area to teach children and visitors about the "gold leaf" at the Fuquay-Varina Museums Complex. Tobacco was a big industry in Fuquay-Varina, with five warehouses, a cotton b
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 30, 2013 14:43

[North Carolina] Vape Hut provides help to kick the smoking habit

they relied on the internet to do their research and choose starter kits that they thought may work. Their research led them to Joyetech, one of the leading companies in the development of effective electronic cigarettes. They ordered their first e-cig an
Island Gazette
added Nov 25, 2013 12:43

[North Carolina] Cumberland County Courthouse, detention center could become smoke-free

the Health Department will seek to make the properties completely smoke-free, forcing employees and visitors who smoke to do so elsewhere - across the street, in most cases. "Basically, we're doing this because we want a healthier community," said Buck W
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Nov 19, 2013 16:18
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