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[North Carolina] Asheville Terrace plans to go smoke free

Asheville Terrace Apartments, which offers subsidized housing for older adults, plans to ban smoking inside apartments. "We felt very strongly that really it's long overdue for the health of everybody who occupies the dwelling," said Lawrence Gilliam, pr
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Mar 11, 2013 02:10
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[North Carolina] New technology may help smokers quit

e-Nicotine, a local startup company, is developing technology to help people stop smoking. The technology will provide a dose of pure nicotine and enhance the quitting process by monitoring a smoker’s progress.
Daily Tar Heel (UNC)
added Mar 8, 2013 06:42
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[North Carolina] Tobacco markets were a way of life

Eastern North Carolina’s tobacco markets and festivals were once the highlight of the social calendar. As the 1992 markets ramped up, N&O writer and Wilson native Dennis Rogers remarked on the weight the tobacco market still carried.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Mar 6, 2013 13:26
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[North Carolina] Smoke-free apartment complex opens in Raleigh

Anyone thinking of renting an apartment in the new Water Garden Village in northeast Raleigh better not be addicted to nicotine: It's what's believed to be the first no-smoking apartment community in the Triangle, perhaps in the state. Developers say mor
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Mar 1, 2013 13:49
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[North Carolina] Chapel Hill firm raising $3M for smoking cessation technology

The problem with the current slate of smoking cessation products is that they are ineffective at delivering nicotine ... E-Nicotine has developed what it says is a better way to get nicotine to the “deep lung” where it is best absorbed. The proprietary
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:42
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Virginia State police arrest North Carolina man in cigarette scam

- A North Carolina man faces multiple charges following an investigation by the Virginia State Police into a conspiracy to steal cigarettes from a Wythe County convenience store.
WVVA-TV NewsChannel Six (Bluefield, WV)
added Feb 27, 2013 00:44
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[North Carolina] Smoking ban enforcement bill not gathering much support

Ocean beaches in North Carolina are considered state property, but Wrightsville is an exception because it owns a large portion of its beach. But there's a conflicting law that says parts of the beach that have been nourished are under state control, bri
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Feb 26, 2013 11:29
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[North Carolina] Beach smoking ban authority might have new snag

Giving Wrightsville Beach the authority to fully enforce its beach strand smoking ban won't be as easy as a local bill in the legislature. Rep. Ted Davis (R-New Hanover) said Monday he was "very discouraged" to learn he couldn't file locally focused leg
Port City Daily (Wilmington, NC)
added Feb 25, 2013 21:45
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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
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[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
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