Headlines Tagged with North Carolina — 6,742 headlines found
The payment came after North Carolina and 19 other states reached an agreement that resolved a 10-year dispute over payments to be made under the landmark 1998 master settlement agreement with tobacco companies.
Apr 26, 2013 Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 29, 2013 00:35
Belsky and his team examined differences in genes that affect the human brain’s ability to respond to and metabolize nicotine. The researchers found variations in these genes among thousands of adult smokers, and developed a “risk score” that could accura
Apr 28, 2013 Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 28, 2013 23:34
Attorney General Roy Cooper notified Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders on Friday how much money was going to state coffers and the Golden LEAF Foundation, which politicians established to help tobacco-growing regions transition their
Apr 27, 2013 Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Apr 27, 2013 12:26
Each year, over 100 youth die from farm-related injuries in the U.S., and many more are injured. Children who work in fields treated with pesticides are at greater risk of developing neurological and reproductive health problems, as well as cancer.
Mar 27, 2013 Vimeo
added Apr 27, 2013 11:45
Most of the proposed labels enhanced fear-related reactions about health consequences of smoking and reduced motivations to smoke relative to text-only labels, although some had larger effects than others. All but one of the nine warning labels recently
Apr 26, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Apr 27, 2013 11:19
North Carolina's annual share of payments from top cigarette companies paying for smoking-related health care costs is $211 million. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper notified Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders on Friday how much money was
Apr 26, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 26, 2013 22:27
The City of Shelby is taking up an interesting and worthwhile issues – what should be done about tobacco use on Shelby City Park property.
Apr 23, 2013 Shelby (NC) Star
added Apr 25, 2013 10:02
North Carolina is catching up with a lot of other states in collecting less tax revenue on cigarettes and other forms of tobacco. In the first nine months of fiscal 2013, which began in July, state revenue collections were $190 million, down 6 percent .
Apr 19, 2013 Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 19, 2013 13:55
A confirmation hearing on whether to allow three Mocksville tobacco companies to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy was continued for at least a third day Thursday by a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge. Renegade Holdings Inc., Renegade Tobacco Co. and Alternative Bra
Apr 19, 2013 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 19, 2013 13:14
African American women were the primary leaf workers in the Winston-Salem tobacco industry, and formed the United Tobacco Workers Local 22 of the Food, Tobacco, Agricultural and Allied Works of America-Congress on Industrial Organizations (FTACIO). ... La
Apr 16, 2013 Beach Carolina Magazine
added Apr 17, 2013 13:30