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[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

[North Carolina] Tobacco resolution passes

The Henderson County Board of Health passed a resolution Tuesday requesting the North Carolina General Assembly rescind preemption of tobacco regulation to restore local control over its policies. The seven board members present at the monthly meeting p
Hendersonville (NC) Times-News
added Apr 17, 2017 04:04

[North Carolina] Whitaker Park donation projected to revive economic engine

With the keys having officially changed hands on 120 acres and 13 buildings in Whitaker Park, the former center of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s manufacturing operations, local developers and elected officials hope to revive the area as an economic engine
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 15, 2017 17:05


announced today that it has finalized the donation of a significant portion of the Whitaker Park manufacturing plant and certain surrounding properties to a local redevelopment group, WPDA, Inc. (WPDA). WPDA is a nonprofit corporation created by Winston-S
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 13, 2017 18:07

[North Carolina] Reynolds plans economic development announcement for Whitaker Park campus

The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. in front of the Whitaker Park fountain area off Reynolds Boulevard. Joseph Fragnito, president and chief commercial officer of Reynolds Tobacco, will lead the event. Reynolds declined to provide additional informat
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 13, 2017 12:24
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