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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Local Man Sentenced for Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JADALLAH SAED age 31, of Gretna, was sentenced yesterday after previously pleading guilty to one count of trafficking in counterfeit cigarettes. U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt sentenced SAED to
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:21
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North Carolina shows slight improvement in anti-tobacco funding

A small legislative funding commitment toward tobacco-prevention initiatives was the catalyst for a small improvement in North Carolina’s ranking in an annual report. North Carolina improved from 47th to 43rd among the states in terms of how much it fund
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 16, 2017 17:00
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[North Carolina] British American Tobacco projects fiscal 2017 to end with revenue growth

BAT completed July 25 its $54.5 billion purchase of the 57.8 percent of Reynolds it did not already hold. Legacy Reynolds shareholders own 19 percent of BAT. The London manufacturer said in July 2016 that instead of issuing quarterly interim management
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 16, 2017 15:43
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[North Carolina] White Nationalists Want to March Again. Charlottesville Says No.

Jason Kessler, the white nationalist who organized this year’s “Unite the Right” march, told his Twitter followers that the “Communist government of Charlottesville” had denied his application... In his video on Monday, between drags on a cigar, Mr. Kessl
New York Times
added Dec 12, 2017 17:20
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[North Carolina] Tobacco earnings at $49M for 2017

“Overall, we had the year that we needed to have,” said Norman Harrell, director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension office in Wilson County. “We had a slightly above-average year in tobacco this year,” Harrell said. “My yield estimates for Wils
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 11, 2017 12:35
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[North Carolina] LETTER: We need more

we need public policies that keep all people tobacco-free and help people quit tobacco for good. Our elected officials should support youth tobacco-prevention programs and evidence-based cessation programs. For several years, North Carolina has put very
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2017 19:10
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[North Carolina] Jerome Vick honored with Tobacco Great award

Wilson County farmer Jerome Vick told about 250 tobacco farmers to “never give up.” Vick was presented with a prestigious Tobacco Great award Thursday at the 2017 Tobacco Day event held at the Johnston County Agricultural Center.
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Florida, North Carolina] Reynolds gains partial win in dispute over MSA payments

received a partial, but pivotal, legal victory last week in its fight against making millions of dollars in annual Master Settlement Agreement payments to Florida on traditional cigarette brands that it no longer owns. Andre Broussard, a chancellor in th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 7, 2017 23:38
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[North Carolina] Wilson Housing Authority to ban tobacco products

Quitting smoking may be the top New Year’s resolution for residents of Wilson’s public housing communities this year. Beginning Jan. 1, all Wilson Housing Authority properties will be tobacco-free.
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 5, 2017 13:24
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[North Carolina] EITORIAL: Our Opinion: Housing authority should snuff out ban on smokeless tobacco

Treating adults like children may inspire them to act accordingly. Going smoke-free was a HUD mandate, but where e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco are concerned, the Wilson Housing Authority ought to butt out.
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 5, 2017 04:08
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