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[North Carolina] FDA moving forward on effort to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes

Analysts and advocates say the FDA notice kicks off a multi-year process... "The critical decision is how quickly to reduce nicotine: we expect the scientific community to rally around an immediate vs gradual reduction in nicotine levels in cigarettes —
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 15, 2018 17:13

[New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Rocky Mount business owners charged in $25 MILLION cigarette trafficking ring

On January 31st of this year a complaint was filed in the Manhattan New York Federal Court against H&H Distributors located in Rocky Mount. The defendants are ANWAR ALSAIDI, MUSSA HAMZA, SHAREEF HASSAN, AMJED HATU and AKRAM SHAMAKH
Fighting Crime NC
added Mar 14, 2018 23:02

[North Carolina] New mural to highlight area's tobacco history ($$)

The mural, which showcases tobacco, is part of the public arts initiative that includes the renovations of several signs around town
Sanford (NC) Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 23:07

[North Carolina] Health group recognizing towns with tobacco-free parks

A local health promotion group is recognizing the towns of Ayden and Winterville for implementing tobacco-free parks in their community. Pitt Partners for Health, a coalition aimed at improving the health of Pitt County, will present certificates to repr
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47
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[North Carolina] 4,500 Reynolds employees to get $1,000 bonus as result of corporate tax-rate cut

Reynolds American Inc. said Wednesday that most of its 5,500 employees will benefit from a one-time $1,000 bonus related to the federal corporate tax rate cut. British American Tobacco PLC became the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco manufacturer
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2018 17:32

[North Carolina] 22nd Century finishes 2017 with larger loss

The bulk of 22nd Century’s revenue comes from production of traditional tobacco products, such as filtered cigars, and from very-low-nicotine cigarettes, its Spectrum-branded line, sold to government agencies for use in public-health studies. The company
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2018 17:30


A staple in the Charlotte community...Judy Williams, co-founder of Mothers of Murdered Offspring, has been diagnosed with stage three lung cancer. She tell us the illness came from second-hand smoke from people smoking at MOMO vigils. Since finding out a
Spectrum News
added Mar 8, 2018 15:46

[North Carolina] $24 Million Flue-Cured Tobacco Settlement: Time is Running Out for Tobacco

The Court has finally approved the $24 million Settlement with U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. ("U.S. Tobacco"), formerly known as Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation, to resolve legal claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco m
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2018 20:06

[China, North Carolina] NC could pay high price for metals tariffs

North Carolina’s poultry and tobacco industries could also suffer from retaliatory tariffs. The state was the No. 3 producer of chickens in 2016 and the top producer of tobacco. ...China is the fastest-growing market for North Carolina tobacco exports.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:37
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[North Carolina] ‘That one bad habit almost took everything from me’

Gaston County’s effort to snuff out tobacco use came to Bessemer City on Thursday. The Gaston County Health Department, along with other local health departments, elected officials and anti-tobacco advocates in the region gathered to discuss the dangers
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Mar 3, 2018 00:44
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