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[North Carolina] Study finds e-cig users have better odds at quitting smoking

A study published in the journal of Addictive Behaviors determined that 52 percent of daily e-cig users had quit smoking in the past five years, compared with just 28 percent of adults who had never tried e-cigs. Above, an employee displays a variety of
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 25, 2017 18:37
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[California, North Carolina] Reynolds, Newport continue to beat industry on sales growth

Bonnie Herzog, an analyst with Wells Fargo Securities, also said Tuesday that the effect of California’s $2 a pack increase in its tobacco excise tax is beginning to ease on the Big Three manufacturers’ sales volumes.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 24, 2017 14:53
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[North Carolina] BAT shareholders become latest to receive discount offer for shares

has become the latest in a line of major corporations with Triad ties whose shareholders have been approached by a Canadian investment group with an undervalue offer for their holdings. TRC Capital makes money off its offers by buying shares at below-mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 18, 2017 21:37
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[North Carolina] E-cig risk campaign for youths draws praise, criticism to FDA

will roll out an online extension of its “The Real Cost” ...anti-smoking advocates question whether the FDA campaign could cause more harm than good, especially if it attempts to tell youths — as some anti-tobacco public-health advocates claim — that e-ci
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 14, 2017 15:11
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century posts mixed second-quarter results; revenue and earnings loss up

22nd Century Group Inc. disclosed Wednesday an increased second-quarter loss from ratcheting up production expenses related to its very-low-nicotine cigarettes and other tobacco styles. The loss was $3.35 million compared with a loss of $2.9 million a y
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[North Carolina] Report shows some progress, some setbacks in county health

Allyson Smith, the health department’s tobacco prevention and control coordinator, reported on the county’s efforts to reduce secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing by 10 percent annually and reduce smoking in community parks by the same amount.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Aug 10, 2017 16:08
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[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: R.J. Reynolds' funeral brought city to a standstill

He was 68 and had been sick for a year. But the death of R.J. Reynolds 70 years ago, on July 29, 1918, was still a blow to Winston-Salem.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 8, 2017 15:19
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[North Carolina] Gene mutations may play role in blacks' higher cancer death rates

Gene mutations may play a pivotal role in why African-Americans are more likely to die from smoking-related cancers than whites, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers said Monday....Researchers found the black patients had an increased mutation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 7, 2017 13:31
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: Worth the wait

Reynolds and Winston-Salem grew up together. The city has, during the past few decades, expanded, diversified and strengthened its corporate base and its cultural identity. It has changed to meet the future. Reynolds has as well. The merger is the lates
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 15:11
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[North Carolina] Reynolds ends public corporate life with 15 percent jump in quarterly profit

Reynolds American Inc. finished its final full quarter as an independent corporation with a 15.4 percent increase in second-quarter net income to $919 million. British American Tobacco Plc completed July 25 the purchase of the 57.8 percent of Reynolds i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 15:08
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