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[North Carolina] Trump administration delays e-cig guidelines

The Trump administration is giving federal health officials more time to evaluate Obama administration-era guidelines on electronic cigarettes, vaporizers and other innovative nicotine and tobacco products. As a result, rules that were supposed to go in
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added May 8, 2017 14:30

[North Carolina] The Briefcase: Reynolds board names Cameron as chairwoman, declares dividend

said Thursday it has elected Susan Cameron as non-executive chairwoman, effective Monday. Cameron had served as executive chairman since Jan. 1 after retiring for a second time as chief executive. Her employment contract expired Sunday.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 5, 2017 01:53

[North Carolina] 22nd Century gets FDA authorization for low-nicotine cigarette clinical trial

The authorization represents the latest research step for 22nd Century, which is based in Clarence, N.Y. It opened a production facility in Mocksville in 2014 through acquiring the production equipment of defunct Renegade Tobacco Inc. It has 39 employees.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 3, 2017 22:51

[North Carolina] Federal appeals court sides with Reynolds on retirement plan dispute

A federal appeals court ruled Friday on a 2-1 vote that the RJR Pension Investment committee did fulfill its fiduciary duties in a case involving its retirement plans. The case involves plaintiff Richard Tatum; Reynolds, through its former affiliation wi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2017 22:17

[North Carolina] Countrywide smoking ban could mean eviction for those who light up

All public housing is going smoke-free in the U.S., and residents who light up in their homes could be evicted. The Charlotte Housing Authority has already banned smoking in its high-rises, and officials are in the process of doing same to its other prop
WSOC-TV Channel 9 (Charlotte, NC)
added Apr 29, 2017 03:09

[Louisiana, North Carolina] Two NOPD officers plead guilty in cigarette trafficking scheme, resign from force

A pair of New Orleans police officers pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday, admitting they were paid thousands of dollars to haul more than 13,000 cartons of contraband smokes on two trips early last year to North Carolina. Officers Justin Brown, 3
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 29, 2017 02:42

[North Carolina] CDC report shows more smokers try to quit with e-cigs than nicotine replacement products

In 2011, the Republican-controlled General Assembly abolished the N.C. Health and Wellness Fund after 10 years as part of an attempt at resolving the state’s budget gap at that time. The average annual spending on tobacco-prevention programs had been $17
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 19, 2017 18:39

VIDEO: meet the north carolina rep. taking on tobacco on the industry’s home turf

alma Adams, a two-term U.S. representative from Greensboro, N.C. and founding member of the board of directors at Truth Initiative®, has long been an advocate for tobacco prevention. In 2003, she took on a symbol of the state’s tobacco culture when she p
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 19, 2017 18:35

[North Carolina] LEE: Getting the right prescription for healthy communities

We as a community also have the responsibility to protect our youth from getting addicted. With a doctor in the House, I hope North Carolina will join two other states and over 220 cities in improving the health of our communities by raising the age of c
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Apr 18, 2017 13:31
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[North Carolina] Craven board considers courthouse smoking ban

Craven County commissioners on Monday agreed that a draft resolution that would prohibit outside smoking on the courthouse grounds needs some tweaks, with several board members indicating they would like to come up with something less than a total ban to
New Bern (NC) Sun-Journal
added Apr 18, 2017 13:26
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