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[North Carolina] TYREE: Recharges good, like a cigarette should?

The altruistic purveyors of the e-cigarettes remind us that it’s not easy to quit nicotine cold turkey. (”It’s almost as hard as finding another racket as lucrative as e-cigarettes.”) Look for the cutthroat competition between companies to escalate.
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Oct 13, 2013 14:20

[North Carolina] SciMetrika's $40M FDA contract could change e-cigarette regulations

Durham-based SciMetrika has landed a $40 million contract to research tobacco product policy. The contract, awarded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is to research and analyze the feasibility of various policy options for regulating tobacco pro
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Oct 13, 2013 14:26

[North Carolina] Electronic cigarette users say advertisements do not target kids

Attorney General Roy Cooper signed a letter Tuesday that says e-cigarettes are being marketed to children through advertising different flavors. Electronic cigarette users do not agree. They say the flavored vapor is often what helps users stop smoking t
added Sep 28, 2013 06:30

[North Carolina] Chapel Hill to get two of FDA's new tobacco regulatory centers

Kurt Ribisi, a researcher at UNC Chapel Hill, will conduct three projects under the topic of “effective communication on tobacco product risk and FDA authority.” ... Stan Glantz … has been criticized for inappropriately using NIH research grants for non-
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 15:54

[North Carolina] Tobacco company bankruptcy settlement approved

in a legal filing Tuesday that a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has approved a settlement with a federal agency to pay $4.41 million toward a federal excise tax dispute. A 15-year run of making discount cigarettes ended July 23 for Renegade Holdings Inc., R
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 13:34

[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
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