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[North Carolina] Bill would ban outdoor smoking bans

Legislation being considered in the North Carolina Senate would state that no local ordinance on outdoor smoking could be more restrictive than state law. Because current state law places no restrictions on smoking outdoors, local laws approved or consid
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added May 15, 2013 19:51
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[North Carolina] The 2013 Reynolds American, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting: orders, points of order, “out of order” and ordered out!

Dr. Sharon Brown, a grandmother and a shareholder from Pennsylvania, who was seated second from the aisle where the company’s sole microphone ... saw Dr. Brown fall to the floor after she attempted to get by the RAI employee. By the time Dr. Brown was ab
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 19, 2013 13:37
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[North Carolina] Senate to take up bill loosening smoking laws

A North Carolina Senate bill invalidating some local government and community college smoking rules that go farther than state law is up for a committee vote. The bill heads to the Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee Tuesday. The bill leaves in
Burlington (NC) Times-News
added May 14, 2013 12:50
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[North Carolina, Ohio] Top tobacco executives set to meet with FLOC

Top executives for tobacco giant Reynolds American Inc. have agreed to resume discussions with the Toledo-based Farm Labor Organizing Committee about ways to address alleged farm-worker abuses.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added May 11, 2013 13:55
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[North Carolina] SCHOFIELD: Blast from the past: Tobacco lobby ramming through deceptive bill that endangers kids

Big tobacco is currently ramming through legislation in both houses of the General Assembly that sounds as if it is all about motherhood and apple pie. The bill (which as been introduced and advanced in both the Senate and the House at the behest of the i
NC Policy Watch (blog)
added May 10, 2013 15:46
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[North Carolina] E-cigarettes challenge interpretations of smoking bans

Taking a puff on an electronic cigarette isn't technically smoking, prompting some local businesses to allow customers to use the cigarettes indoors. Others still prohibit their usage, which can make it difficult for smokers and nonsmokers alike to navig
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added May 9, 2013 20:42
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[North Carolina] E-cigarettes challenge interpretations of smoking bans

Taking a puff on an electronic cigarette isn't technically smoking, prompting some local businesses to allow customers to use the cigarettes indoors. Others still prohibit their usage, which can make it difficult for smokers and nonsmokers alike to navig
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added May 9, 2013 00:30
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[North Carolina] Cigarettes bill stubbed out

A bill that would have created a new cigarette trafficking crime was stubbed out before it could be introduced Wednesday. ... Daughtry declared. "A number of people go through Johnston County going to New York or Florida or wherever they're going, and I
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added May 9, 2013 00:49
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[North Carolina] Advocates plan to pressure Reynolds American over tobacco farm working conditions

Members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and its supporters rallied outside the Reynolds American headquarters in Winston-Salem, N.C., Thursday. The company's annual shareholder's meeting was being held inside, and recognition of the union w
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 8, 2013 07:20
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[North Carolina] Duke Recognized for Tobacco Cessation Programs

12-month program helps 167 employees quit tobacco last year
Duke University News Service
added May 6, 2013 19:11
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