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[North Carolina] NC gets $211 million from tobacco companies after dispute is settled

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.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 29, 2013 00:35

[North Carolina] Study of smokers' genes yields age-related addiction factor

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
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 28, 2013 23:34

[North Carolina] N.C. receives $211 million in cigarette lawsuit payments

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
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Apr 27, 2013 12:26

[North Carolina] VIDEO: End Child Labor in NC - Long Version

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.
added Apr 27, 2013 11:45

[North Carolina] Responses of young adults to graphic warning labels for cigarette packages

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
Tobacco Control
added Apr 27, 2013 11:19

[North Carolina] NC receives $211M in cigarette lawsuit payments

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
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 26, 2013 22:27

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: City park smoking ban not a simple decision

The City of Shelby is taking up an interesting and worthwhile issues – what should be done about tobacco use on Shelby City Park property.
Shelby (NC) Star
added Apr 25, 2013 10:02

Tobacco tax collections are on the decline in North Carolina.

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 .
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 19, 2013 13:55

[North Carolina] Chapter 11 hearing continued for tobacco companies

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
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 19, 2013 13:14

PHOTO: North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Commemorates Tobacco Workers on April 20

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
Beach Carolina Magazine
added Apr 17, 2013 13:30
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