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[North Carolina] FDA names new head of tobacco governance group

What could make Zeller’s appointment controversial is he currently serves as an executive with Pinney Associates, a pharmaceutical consulting firm that does work for GlaxoSmithKline, the top seller of nicotine-replacement therapy products. He also worke
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 23, 2013 21:55

[North Carolina] VIDEO: Charlotte Motor Speedway to roll out new smoking policy

Charlotte Motor Speedway officials say they aren't banning smoking, just relocating smokers. Track officials say they're trying to be more fan conscience by limiting the areas where people can light up so others can enjoy races smoke free.
News 14 Carolina (Raleigh, NC) (Time Warner Cable)
added Feb 22, 2013 14:00

[North Carolina] E-cigs shifting from ‘fad’ to ‘here to stay’

The mainstreaming of electronic cigarettes to consumers is picking up speed, with Lorillard Inc. reported $61 million in sales for fiscal 2012 and capturing 30 percent of the market share, even though it has been in the category less than a year.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2013 11:53

[North Carolina] Careers

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company faces challenges that are unique compared to most other consumer-product companies, and we recognize that some people do not wish to pursue career opportunities in the tobacco industry.
RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
added Feb 19, 2013 19:33

[North Carolina] Rules tougher on tobacco shops

For the second time in two months, the City Council has banned a commercial retailer from downtown and west Greenville, outlawing tobacco shops from the certified redevelopment areas on Thursday, just as it did with Internet cafes in December.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Feb 15, 2013 11:20

[North Carolina] DAVIS: Governor Puts His Shoulder To The Wheel, Beside Tobacco

Thank you Governor, for bringing sanity back to the discussion. And please do support our tobacco farmers by supporting tobacco in your trade discussions. ... in the South we have known smoking was unhealthy at least since Civil War days when officers ha
American Agriculturist
added Feb 14, 2013 21:42

[North Carolina] Council to consider tobacco shop bans

Seeking to "preserve neighborhood livability," the City Council tonight will consider a ban on tobacco shops downtown and in west Greenville. The new city ordinance would divide Greenville tobacco retailers into two classes, placing harsher zoning regul
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Feb 14, 2013 21:29

[North Carolina] RANNEY/GOLDSTEIN: Clear savings for society when smoking ceases

Tobacco use still results in over 12,000 deaths (1 in 5) in our state each year. Unlike many other hard-to-solve societal problems, eliminating secondhand smoke and preventing tobacco addiction have a clear path forward if we remain committed.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Feb 13, 2013 12:10

Tobacco Farmers In North Carolina Turn Over A New Leaf With New Crops

As consumers cut back on tobacco, old-line growers are turning to niche crops. Farmer McCray Greene Jr. is turning from tobacco to purple sweet potatoes. * Photo by Michael Greenberg
Fast Company
added Feb 18, 2013 06:49

[North Carolina] Cigarette blamed in killer fire

LUMBERTON -- A 62-year-old man was killed and a former firefighter injured in a fire at a mobile home on Sunday that was caused by a cigarette, according to a sheriff's investigator.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Feb 14, 2013 16:51
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