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[North Carolina] Duke Homestead: Cultivation of a Tobacco Empire

The trek back to Orange County following the Civil War marked the beginning of Washington Duke's rise to prominence in the tobacco business. He gathered his family and returned to his virtually barren homeplace. Having been unable to make the proper paym
Duke Homestead
added Oct 24, 2013 03:23
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Tobacco Road studies how to regulate the golden leaf

UNC-Chapel Hill is getting two of 14 “Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science” grants, and those grants will produce $40 million and create 100 jobs. … what better place to study tobacco than in a place where it’s still possible to walk to a field and pull
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Oct 24, 2013 02:37
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[North Carolina] Reynolds’ net income in 3Q up 8.8 percent

More market-share gains among Reynolds American Inc.’s four primary tobacco brands contributed to an 8.8 percent gain in third-quarter net income to $457 million. The net income excludes legal fees and lawsuit payments related primarily to the Engle pro
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2013 03:24
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[North Carolina] County issues smoking restrictions at courthouses

In 30 days, smoking will limited to smaller, designated areas at the county's two courthouses. The Davidson County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday prohibiting smoking at the Lexington and Thomasville courthouses, except for in limit
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Oct 23, 2013 02:06
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[North Carolina] RAILLEY: The cheap cigars were good, the company even better

One of my earliest memories of smell is that of my father’s cigar ... My father's heart got weak. He had to quit his cigars. I kept smoking the cigars and the cigarettes. My father, ever the cleaner at the beach cottage, would empty my ashtrays, never
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 20, 2013 20:05
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[North Carolina] SciMetrika's $40M FDA contract could change e-cigarette regulations

Durham-based SciMetrika has landed a $40 million contract to research tobacco product policy. The contract, awarded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is to research and analyze the feasibility of various policy options for regulating tobacco pro
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Oct 13, 2013 14:26
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[North Carolina] TYREE: Recharges good, like a cigarette should?

The altruistic purveyors of the e-cigarettes remind us that it’s not easy to quit nicotine cold turkey. (”It’s almost as hard as finding another racket as lucrative as e-cigarettes.”) Look for the cutthroat competition between companies to escalate.
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Oct 13, 2013 14:20
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[North Carolina] Duke nicotine research conference examines tobacco addiction

The Duke Nicotine Research Conference, in its 19th year, brought together about 80 researchers from as far as California and even Sweden Thursday at the Durham Convention Center to examine the role of non-nicotine tobacco constituents in addiction and tr
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Oct 13, 2013 01:06
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[North Carolina] Electronic cigarette users say advertisements do not target kids

Attorney General Roy Cooper signed a letter Tuesday that says e-cigarettes are being marketed to children through advertising different flavors. Electronic cigarette users do not agree. They say the flavored vapor is often what helps users stop smoking t
WECT 6 WILMINGTON (NC)
added Sep 28, 2013 06:30
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[North Carolina] Ask SAM: The improper disposal of cigarette butts is littering

"The improper disposal of cigarette butts on public property or upon property of another without permission would be considered a violation of City Code," Lt. Christopher Lowder with the Winston-Salem Police Department said by email. Section 62-8 of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 15:58
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