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[North Carolina] Tobacco company bankruptcy settlement approved

in a legal filing Tuesday that a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has approved a settlement with a federal agency to pay $4.41 million toward a federal excise tax dispute. A 15-year run of making discount cigarettes ended July 23 for Renegade Holdings Inc., R
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 13:34

[Mississippi, North Carolina] Sentencing hearing postponed for tobacco scheme defendant

Calvin Phelps, who operated four tobacco sales businesses in Mocksville, N.C., pleaded guilty to three counts of wire fraud, contraband cigarette trafficking and money laundering in June 2012. John Alexander, Assistant United States Attorney for the Nor
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Sep 20, 2013 10:54

[North Carolina] UNC Partners with FDA, NIH to Create Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received two separate grants from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today as part of an on-going interagency partnership. UNC will house two of 14 Tobacc
added Sep 20, 2013 09:54

[North Carolina] Analyst projection: E-cigs will overtake traditional tobacco revenue at Reynolds in 2021

Bonnie Herzog, with Wells Fargo Securities, has estimated Reynolds will have $4 billion in revenue from e-cigs in 2021 compared with $3.9 billion from conventional cigarettes. That’s compared with barely any e-cig revenue and $6.4 billion in conventiona
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 17, 2013 07:34

[North Carolina] Woman in graphic anti-smoking ad dies from cancer

Terrie Hall died at a hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., federal officials said. She was 53. "She was a public health hero," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which conducted the campaign. "She may well have
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 17, 2013 07:18

[North Carolina] Missouri Supreme Court upholds damages in tobacco case

The Missouri Supreme Court upheld this week a $1.5 million punitive damages judgment for a Kansas City-area family in a long-running lawsuit against a tobacco company. The court's ruling Tuesday affirmed the 2009 judgment against Brown & Williamson Tobac
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 11, 2013 21:30

[North Carolina] Beaufort County Makes County Properties Healthier

Officials in Beaufort County passed a new ordinance that prohibits smoking and the use of other tobacco products and e-cigarettes in County buildings, vehicles and within fifty feet of all County buildings, beginning October 1, 2013. "State law allows Co
Beaufort (NC) Observer
added Sep 11, 2013 10:42
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[North Carolina] Housing authoritiy considers smoking ban in public housing

The Wilmington Housing Authority is considering banning smoking in its public housing units. If adopted, residents would have to sign an addendum to their lease, which says anyone who violates the smoking ban could face eviction. Going smoke free indoors
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Sep 11, 2013 09:29

[North Carolina] Dukes, Durham and tobacco

first coffee table book about Duke Homestead, the state historic site at the tobacco farm that started it all, incorporates all three. "Duke Homestead and the American Tobacco Company" was written by the Duke Homestead Historic Site manager, Jennifer Daw
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 3, 2013 00:41

[North Carolina] NC has sixth highest rate of underage tobacco sales violations, according to study

The state’s rate of 13.9 percent for federal fiscal year 2011-12, which ended Sept. 30, 2012, was above the national average of 9.1 percent, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reported. The program is part of the federal agency
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:37
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