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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Child Labor And Tobacco Farming: Are Kids Adequately Protected? 11:07

Despite a worldwide decline in production, tobacco remains North Carolina's most valuable crop. During the picking season, it's all hands on deck — and some of those hands belong to kids as young as 7 years old. The Fair Labor Standards Act makes except
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jul 16, 2018 23:23
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[North Carolina] It is legal for kids to work on tobacco farms, but it can make them sick

“It’s kind of a legacy in eastern North Carolina,” Castillo tells Here & Now’s Robin Young. “Either your neighbor owns a farm, or a relative owns a farm. Tobacco obviously is part of that heritage, and kids have been working in it, farmers will tell you,
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 16, 2018 23:21
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[North Carolina] Juul continues to widen market-share gap with Reynolds' Vuse

The gap between the two top U.S. electronic cigarettes — Juul and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co.’s Vuse — continued to widen in the latest Nielsen data report. Juul’s market share increased from 64 percent to 68 percent in the four-week period that ended June
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2018 21:27
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: Smoking declines

Finally, quitting successfully may take between 8 and 11 attempts, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The important thing to realize is that this may take time, so never give up.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2018 21:26
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[North Carolina] Wells Fargo ranks ninth on brand value

There were six brands associated with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco or parent company British American Tobacco Plc on the list. Pall Mall, Reynolds’ top discount traditional cigarette brand, has the highest ranking at No. 112, down 20 spots from 2017, with a va
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: ECU’s new smoking policy will benefit campus health

We, the editorial staff of The East Carolinian, believe this new policy is for the greater good of the ECU community and will benefit students in the long run. By restricting tobacco usage on campus, the university is making a definitive statement that
The East Carolinian
added Jun 20, 2018 14:08
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[North Carolina] Teen smoking rate remains on decline in N.C., U.S; E-cig use stabilizes

Teen smoking continued to decline to historic lows during 2017 in North Carolina and nationally, according to Thursday’s separate releases of the national and state youth tobacco survey. Both surveys found that electronic cigarette and vaporizer use app
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 02:55
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[North Carolina] ECU kicking butts: New policy places strict controls on tobacco use

East Carolina University is kicking butts and earning praise for doing so. An ECU policy that goes into effect July 1 prohibits all forms of tobacco use within 100 feet of buildings on main campus and bans tobacco completely on the health sciences campu
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Jun 15, 2018 07:55
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[California, North Carolina] National Reach of San Francisco Tobacco Flavorings Ban Questioned

It’s uncertain how far-reaching the ripple effect could be nationwide. However, California has a significant track record for creating new voter-driven state regulatory paths. Menthol styles, which are mint-flavored, have been controversial for decades
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2018 22:47
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[North Carolina] PURVIS: This is how I'll remember Anthony Bourdain: A Charlotte visit and an ash-tray incident

Alcohol, smoking, a heroin history and a rock-star lifestyle were always a part of Tony Bourdain’s story. ..This was still in that uneasy era when people smoked but you couldn’t smoke anywhere. The Marriott Marquis still had ashtrays by the elevators, ea
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 8, 2018 18:49
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