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[North Carolina] Triangle schools, businesses deal with growing popularity of e-cigarettes

Wake County school board is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to ban something that many parents probably already thought was against the rules: electronic cigarettes. Duke University has barred them except in designated smoking areas, and the city of R
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 2, 2014 00:12
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[North Carolina] A Trust to Bust: American Tobacco Company Organized, 1890

On January 31, 1890, the American Tobacco Company was incorporated, creating the world’s largest tobacco conglomerate. Driving the creation of this industrial giant was James B. “Buck” Duke of the Durham-based W. Duke, Sons and Company. Facing tough compe
Beach Carolina Magazine
added Jan 31, 2014 15:28
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[North Carolina] Report says smoking ban has not financially affected businesses

Despite many of the dire predictions, a recent report states the law has had no adverse effect on businesses and in some cases has actually improved customer satisfaction. A new study published in the scientific journal Preventing Chronic Disease finds t
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Jan 15, 2014 17:18
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[North Carolina] Smoking ban helps profits, air quality and health

many North Carolina restaurants and bars, including establishments on Hillsborough Street, have become more profitable since the ban, and the state has improved in terms of indoor air quality and general health. According to a report released by the U.S.
Technician (North Carolina State U.)
added Jan 15, 2014 17:17
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[North Carolina] Smoking ban heats up restaurant business

Co-owner Annie Battista added, "On balance, it gained us customers." Several restaurant owners and employees say they are happy with the ban and have seen an increase in business, although not all smokers were eager to move outdoors.
Hendersonville (NC) Times-News
added Jan 15, 2014 17:00
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[North Carolina] Report says smoking ban has not financially affected businesses

Four years ago, North Carolina passed a law banning smoking in restaurants and bars. Despite many of the dire predictions, a recent report states the law has had no adverse effect on businesses and in some cases has actually improved customer satisfactio
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Jan 14, 2014 12:39
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Smoke-free county zones are a must

About four years ago, the General Assembly granted local governments the authority to ban smoking outdoors on public property. If commissioners decide not to ban smoking outright on all county property, they should make sure any nonsmoking zones are larg
Hendersonville (NC) Times-News
added Jan 13, 2014 07:00
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[North Carolina] Final tobacco quota payment will not be reduced

growers can anticipate getting their full, final annual payment from the quota buyout approved by Congress almost a decade ago despite impending automatic spending cuts. U.S. Agriculture Department leaders told members of Congress this week they'll be ab
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2014 07:00
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[North Carolina] Public smoking ban hits one year milestone

In January 2013, Orange County took a stand against the harmful effects of secondhand smoke by banning smoking in all public places — and a year later, the initiative seems to be working. The Smoke-Free Public Places Rule was initiated by the Orange Cou
Daily Tar Heel (UNC)
added Jan 8, 2014 03:02
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[North Carolina] Smoking ban gets people fired up

Salisbury City Council on Tuesday passed an ordinance banning cigarettes and other tobacco products from the city's 28 park properties and more than five miles of greenway. "It's a no-brainer to eliminate tobacco use from facilities that are designed fo
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Jan 8, 2014 02:59
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