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[North Carolina] VIDEO: End Child Labor in NC - Long Version

Each year, over 100 youth die from farm-related injuries in the U.S., and many more are injured. Children who work in fields treated with pesticides are at greater risk of developing neurological and reproductive health problems, as well as cancer.
Vimeo
added Apr 27, 2013 11:45
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[North Carolina] Vapor trails / A hot deal for an electronic-cigarette seller shows where there's no smoke, there's fire.

Last April 25, blu ecigs had big news to share with its 30,000 Facebook fans: It had agreed to be bought by Lorillard Corp. ... “I feel dirty … it’s like buying a bible from a satanist or child safety equipment from a registered pedophile.”
Business North Carolina
added Mar 25, 2013 10:55
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[North Carolina] Tobacco broker sentenced to 5 ½ years in prison

A North Carolina tobacco broker will spend 5 1/2 years in federal prison and must repay more than $13 million for cheating the federal crop insurance program. U.S. District Judge James Dever on Thursday sentenced Jesse Ray “Tommy” Faulkner of Southern Pin
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2013 13:11
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Keep Golden LEAF in charge of settlement

part of Gov. Pat McCrory's first spending proposal - a call to divert $65 million from the Golden LEAF Foundation to the state's general fund. ... Here's hoping that our delegation in the N.C. General Assembly - Sens. Buck Newton, Angela Bryant and Clar
Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram
added Mar 30, 2013 15:19
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[North Carolina] Vidant sidewalk smokers beware

Pitt County Board of Health members decided last week that they want to see smoking ended in many public areas throughout the county, beginning with the sidewalks around Vidant Medical Center. At a Tuesday meeting, the nine-member board discussed how t
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Mar 17, 2013 13:39
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[North Carolina] Delivering an e-cigarette with a jolt

That’s why electronic cigarettes aren’t as effective as they could be, he says, at least, until now. He and his team have come up with an iPhone-sized device that aims to correct that flaw, offering up nicotine to a smoker at between one and three micron
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Mar 17, 2013 14:20
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[North Carolina] N.C. to receive $108 million after arbitration panel approves tobacco settlement agreement

A federal arbitration panel has approved a binding agreement struck between the top three U.S. tobacco manufacturers and 17 states on a new method of determining payments involving the landmark Master Settlement Agreement.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 14, 2013 15:56
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[North Carolina] N.C. to get $108M after panel unfreezes tobacco settlement money

A federal arbitration panel has approved an agreement between the three largest American tobacco makers and 17 states, a move is expected to unfreeze $108 million in payments to North Carolina.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Mar 14, 2013 15:24
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[North Carolina] Asheville Terrace plans to go smoke free

Asheville Terrace Apartments, which offers subsidized housing for older adults, plans to ban smoking inside apartments. "We felt very strongly that really it's long overdue for the health of everybody who occupies the dwelling," said Lawrence Gilliam, pr
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Mar 11, 2013 02:10
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[North Carolina] LETTER: Not a hoax

In 1999, we replaced the legacy crop of tobacco with vineyards at $10,000 per acre. However, the last 12 years have been the hottest ... So, we are throwing in the towel and removing the vineyards at great loss. The climate is changing to be more humid w
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 13, 2013 15:03
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