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[North Carolina] Editorial: Fresh air and good thinking — tobacco-free parks

With this vote, commissioners show that Rowan cares about improving quality of life and promoting good health. Smart thinking. We’ve come a long way since the U.S. Surgeon General released the first report linking cigarettes to lung cancer in 1964. Sinc
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Jun 7, 2018 06:08
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[North Carolina] Court: City doesn’t owe worker hurt while smoking on break

A three-judge panel of the North Carolina Court of Appeals said Larry Brooks’ fall in 2015... “He chose to purchase an e-cigarette, return to the truck, smoke the cigarette, and ultimately step outside of the truck to get fresh air,” the ruling says. “No
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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[North Carolina] LARRY BROOKS, Employee, Plaintiff v. CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM (PDF)

went into the gas station to purchase cigarettes. When he returned to the truck, he inhaled an e-cigarette, began coughing, stepped out of his truck, passed out, and fell on the cement curb. While admittedly Brooks would not have been at the gas station b
North Carolina Courts System
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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[North Carolina] Tobacco planting under way

tobacco remains king. In 2015, the last data provided by the NC Cooperative Extension Service, Sampson ranked No. 1 in the state for flue-cured tobacco production, with 13,600 acres planted. Duplin County, on the other hand, is ranked 21st in the state fo
Sampson (NC) Independent
added May 15, 2018 19:51
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[North Carolina] Reality Check: How well have local farmers transitioned from tobacco?

Parts of Western North Carolina used to be home to 94 percent of the state's tobacco farms. That started to change in the 1990s. A study published from the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) examines how well farmers have shifted to food
WLOS ABC13/MY40 (Asheville, NC)
added May 9, 2018 21:27
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century shows quarterly profit, record revenue performance

reported Thursday net income of $1.39 million in the first quarter, benefiting from a non-core gain of $6.15 million on an investment...The sharp increase from $2.23 million a year ago came from additional customer demand for a filtered cigar that it bega
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 7, 2018 14:37
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[North Carolina] Pay ratio gap widens between chief executives, rank-and-file employees

British American Tobacco Plc, which completed its acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. in June, and Gildan Activewear Inc. are not subject to the CEO pay disclosure because they are foreign-owned.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 7, 2018 14:35
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[North Carolina] Public housing to implement smoke-free policy ($$)

The High Point Housing Authority is implementing a smoke-free policy for all of its housing properties, grounds and administrative offices. The HPHA has been promoting and preparing its residents and staff for a smoke-free environment over the past four
High Point (NC) Enterprise
added May 4, 2018 21:01
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[North Carolina] Smoking ban near facilities considered

Pasquotank County may soon forbid smoking near county facilities, including the county courthouse. Commissioners should have a revised smoking ordinance to review later this month, and could potentially enact it next month, County Attorney Mike Cox said
Elizabeth City (NC) Daily Advance
added May 4, 2018 21:00
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[North Carolina] HISTORY-MAKER: William Cyrus Briggs

he came to town with plans to improve mechanized cigarette manufacturing. During those days, Duke’s American Tobacco Co. was the only company with a machine capable of producing cigarettes, making it difficult for other, smaller firms to compete.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2018 22:54
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