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[North Carolina] Federal Judge Dismisses Some Counterclaims Against Tobacco Producer ($$)

A federal judge in North Carolina on Sept. 28 partially granted and partially denied a tobacco producer’s motion to dismiss counterclaims of fraud and unfair and deceptive trade practices after finding that the man who filed the counterclaims did not all
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 5, 2017 20:49
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[North Carolina] Cigarette-makers to run corrective ads on smoking dangers starting in November

Reynolds spokesman David Howard said Reynolds remains the entity obligated to the court order even though it is now the U.S. subsidiary of British American Tobacco Plc. "R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., along with the other parties, including the U.S. Departm
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 4, 2017 00:25
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[North Carolina] Review: An Inheritance Is Threatened in ‘Abundant Acreage Available’

this hermetic tale takes place entirely on a family-owned tobacco farm in North Carolina. Not that we ever feel the sense of expansiveness one might expect from a movie whose plot revolves around the land. Instead, Mr. MacLachlan and his cinematographer,
New York Times
added Sep 28, 2017 22:31
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[North Carolina] Adult smoking in N.C. reaches another historic low in 2016

The state’s adult smoking rate dropped to another historic low in 2016, this time to 17.9 percent, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. That still means about 1.41 million out of 7.9 million adult North Carolinians are smoker
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 28, 2017 17:43
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[North Carolina] BAT ending very-low-nicotine cigarette partnership with 22nd Century

The decision makes 22nd Century, based in Clarence, N.Y., a free agent in the reduced-risk industry sector — a reality it embraced. It has 70 employees at a Mocksville production plant. “The company is free to engage in licensing agreements and strategi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2017 06:49
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[North Carolina] The Roll Call: Sunday, Sept. 24

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Noel Francisco to serve as U.S. Solicitor General...Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill... criticized him for supporting the tobacco and payday lending industries, and aligning himself with right-wing groups. The vote, on Se
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2017 06:47
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[North Carolina] Philip Morris USA plans 10-cent per pack increase in cigarettes

again testing the elasticity of their customers’ disposable income in a sluggish economy. This time, Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company are raising their traditional cigarette list prices Sunday by 10 cents, up 3 cents from the typical p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 23, 2017 00:33
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[North Carolina] Are e-cigarettes safer than regular smokes? Here’s what UNC researchers say.

UNC researchers and colleagues from other schools looked at data ...Researchers found that patients who had quit regular cigarettes, or combustibles, for electronic cigarettes (also called e-cigarettes) did not have a decrease in symptoms. The same findi
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 18, 2017 22:57
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[North Carolina] O’CONNOR: 1 in 7 Americans smoke – where you’ll find them

the poor will be even less able to buy health insurance. All of this looks like a bad recipe. Poor people getting sick from smoking but not having the insurance to pay their medical bills. Wealthier people are refraining from smoking, most likely staying
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 12, 2017 03:00
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[North Carolina] Farmworker labor group votes to boycott Vuse

Catherine Crowe, a spokeswoman for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee of FLOC, said...“Reynolds has still not signed an agreement with FLOC that would affect real change on the ground by guaranteeing farmworkers freedom of association and implementing a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 11, 2017 02:52
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