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[North Carolina] Bill filed to raise minimum age to buy tobacco products in NC

Four Republican House members filed a bill Wednesday that would raise the minimum age to purchase or receive tobacco products in North Carolina. House Bill 435 would raise the purchasing age from 18 to 21 years old, except for people currently serving in
WSPA News Channel Seven (Spartanburg, SC)
added Mar 27, 2017 04:17
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American Inc. revamps its headquarters in downtown Winston-Salem

Dark corridors and closed-off work spaces have been replaced with open, bright areas aimed at fostering collaboration...“We think of our employees as trailblazers thriving together, transforming tobacco. Now, we have the space to support us on that journ
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 18:28
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[North Carolina] Old Cigarette Machines Get a New Life as Art

Today, Whittington's refurbished cigarette machines – dubbed Art-o-mats – have taken on its own cult status with locations around the world. More than 61,000 pieces of art about the size of a cigarette pack were sold in 2016.
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:57
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[North Carolina, South Carolina] Levine Cancer Institute Launches Nation's First Mobile Lung CT Unit to Improve Care for Region's Underserved and Rural Patients

Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute, in partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Samsung and Frazer, designed and created the nation's first mobile lung unit with a computed tomography scanner
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 01:56
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[North Carolina] Is It Age Discrimination If You Don’t Know You’re Being Discriminated Against?

In Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds, the Supreme Court would have to decide whether the nation’s second-largest tobacco company was within its rights to summarily reject older job applicants. It is the latest in a series of cases that are making it easier for
ProPublica
added Mar 22, 2017 15:48
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[North Carolina] No-smoke zone eyed for front of courthouse

Smokers may soon be barred from lighting up directly in front of the entrance to the Pasquotank County Courthouse. Pasquotank commissioners discussed the possibility of banning smoking from the area immediately in front of the courthouse during Friday’s
Elizabeth City (NC) Daily Advance
added Mar 20, 2017 12:35
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[North Carolina] E-cigarettes a booming business / Could FDA rules make $4B vaping industry go up in smoke?

“Our most popular flavors are the candies overall,” said Tucker Williams, manager of Kick Ash Vapor Lounge in Wilson. The Raleigh Road Parkway store has more than 200 flavors of e-juice for e-vapor electronic cigarettes.
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Mar 14, 2017 21:12
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[North Carolina] Losing additive-free marketing claim could cool Natural American Spirit's growth momentum

“Giving up the ability to claim additive free from all marketing and product labels, and natural from most (marketing) is likely going to have some long-term erosion in brand equity, i.e., power to draw customers,” said Roger Beahm, executive director of
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 13, 2017 14:21
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[North Carolina] BAT deal for Reynolds American clears first regulatory step

The companies said Thursday that a federal anti-trust waiting period related to the transaction has expired without requests for additional information by the U.S. Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission. The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvem
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 10, 2017 17:15
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[North Carolina] Lambeth takes turn trying to expand tobacco-prevention funding in N.C.

N.C. Rep. Donny Lambeth will be the latest legislator to attempt what has become a quixotic challenge — restoring state funding for tobacco-prevention programs. Lambeth will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. today to unveil House Bill 276, bipartisan le
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2017 19:46
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