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[North Carolina] NC receives $211M in cigarette lawsuit payments

North Carolina's annual share of payments from top cigarette companies paying for smoking-related health care costs is $211 million. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper notified Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders on Friday how much money was
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 26, 2013 22:27
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: City park smoking ban not a simple decision

The City of Shelby is taking up an interesting and worthwhile issues – what should be done about tobacco use on Shelby City Park property.
Shelby (NC) Star
added Apr 25, 2013 10:02
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Tobacco tax collections are on the decline in North Carolina.

North Carolina is catching up with a lot of other states in collecting less tax revenue on cigarettes and other forms of tobacco. In the first nine months of fiscal 2013, which began in July, state revenue collections were $190 million, down 6 percent .
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 19, 2013 13:55
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[North Carolina] Chapter 11 hearing continued for tobacco companies

A confirmation hearing on whether to allow three Mocksville tobacco companies to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy was continued for at least a third day Thursday by a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge. Renegade Holdings Inc., Renegade Tobacco Co. and Alternative Bra
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 19, 2013 13:14
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PHOTO: North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Commemorates Tobacco Workers on April 20

African American women were the primary leaf workers in the Winston-Salem tobacco industry, and formed the United Tobacco Workers Local 22 of the Food, Tobacco, Agricultural and Allied Works of America-Congress on Industrial Organizations (FTACIO). ... La
Beach Carolina Magazine
added Apr 17, 2013 13:30
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[North Carolina] Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids received $8 million grant

The grant is provided at a time when more state legislatures, including North Carolina, are siphoning significant amounts of money dedicated to tobacco-prevention efforts from the 1998 landmark Master Settlement Agreement to their state general funds.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 12, 2013 13:13
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[North Carolina] Cumberland County libraries could ban smoking [The Fayetteville Observer, N.C.]

Smoking could be banned on the grounds of all eight libraries in the Cumberland County system by the end of the year as part of healthy living initiatives being pushed by the Health Department.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Apr 10, 2013 16:33
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[North Carolina] Brevard Army Strong Center to host tobacco cessation course

ASHEVILLE - Rural Health nurses from the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville will teach a Freedom from Tobacco course from 10 a.m. to noon starting April 11 at the Brevard Army Strong Community Center, 152 E. French Broad St., Brevard.
Hendersonville (NC) Times-News
added Apr 10, 2013 16:40
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[North Carolina] Tatum v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.: real implications for ERISA’s “hypothetical prudent fiduciary” standard

On February 25, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina issued an opinion and final judgment ruling in favor of defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) in a nationwide class action asserting breach of fiduciary dut
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 14:02
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[North Carolina] Bill would close loophole allowing e-cigarette sales to minors

A bill introduced this week in the N.C. Senate would end a loophole in the state’s tobacco-distribution law related to the use of electronic cigarettes by youths. Senate Bill 530 would amend the law by broadening the list of banned tobacco products to s
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 5, 2013 14:43
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