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[North Carolina] Tobacco lawsuits rolled into single case

North Carolina’s Supreme Court is setting up a whopper of a lawsuit to settle claims by 800,000 past and present tobacco farmers in five Southeastern states for a piece of $340 million.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 23, 2016 01:39
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[North Carolina] Massive lawsuit of tobacco growers set up

North Carolina's Supreme Court is setting up a whopper of a lawsuit to settle claims by 800,000 past and present tobacco farmers in five Southeastern states for a piece of $340 million. The state Supreme Court said Wednesday it was impractical for courts
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 22, 2016 15:44
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[North Carolina] NC court OKs big fight: 800K tobacco growers, $340M, 1 case

The state Supreme Court said Wednesday it was impractical for courts to handle hundreds of thousands of individual lawsuits in the fight over the reserve funds held by a North Carolina-based tobacco marketing cooperative. The decade-long lawsuit involve
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 21, 2016 20:56
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[North Carolina] N.C. ranks 47th on spending for tobacco-prevention initiatives

In 2011, the Republican-controlled General Assembly abolished the N.C. Health and Wellness Fund after 10 years of existence as part of an attempt at resolving the state’s budget gap that has been fixed since. The average annual spending on the N.C. progr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 19, 2016 20:19
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[North Carolina] Traditional cigarette smoking drops to historic low among teens

A 2016 study by the University of Michigan determined that the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers by teenagers had dropped slightly after surging during 2014 and 2015.
Morganton (NC) News Herald
added Dec 18, 2016 19:10
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[North Carolina] Newport bolster Reynolds' sales

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s gain in Newport sales — although slowing — helped the company buffer lower sales from its discount Pall Mall brand, a leading industry analyst said Tuesday. Reynolds experienced a 1 percent growth rate during a four-week peri
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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[North Carolina] Study targets perception of Natural American Spirit as less harmful

An anti-tobacco advocacy group has released a study in which it tries to debunk the perception that Natural American Spirit super-premium cigarettes are a less harmful option for smokers. About 64 percent of smokers say they believe Natural American, ma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 14, 2016 20:01
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[North Carolina] ARCHIVE: SEDARIS: LETTING GO Smoking and non-smoking.

When I was in fourth grade, my class took a field trip to the American Tobacco plant in nearby Durham, North Carolina... Given my reputation as a strident non-smoker, it was funny how quickly I took to cigarettes. It was as if my life were a play, and th
The New Yorker
added Dec 3, 2016 00:18
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[North Carolina] Reynolds chairman plans to retire from board Dec. 31

Reynolds American Inc. said Thursday that Thomas Wajnert, its non-executive chairman for the past six years, is retiring from the board entirely at year’s end. The company said Oct. 19 that Wajnert would depart as chairman to allow Susan Cameron to shif
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 2, 2016 23:53
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[North Carolina] Smoking ban divides public housing residents

Here, the ban will affect 1,200 units in several major public housing apartment complexes, including Cleveland Avenue Homes, Piedmont Park Apartments, Crystal Towers, Sunrise Towers and Healy Towers. “We think it is a good thing, making the properties sa
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 2, 2016 22:12
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