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[North Carolina] Why Are Children Working in American Tobacco Fields?

No one knows how many children work in America’s tobacco fields each summer, helping to bring in our nation’s deadliest crop. When I put the question to Larry Wooten, president of the North Carolina Farm Bureau, he wasn’t willing to concede that such a w
The Nation
added Dec 2, 2013 13:03
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[North Carolina] State lawmakers want to protect tobacco payments from spending cuts

Eleven of North Carolina’s 13 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsak, asking him to make sure that the Tobacco Transition Payment Program will not be reduced as a result of more automatic fed
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 30, 2013 14:45
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[North Carolina] FUQUAY-VARINA: Fuquay-Varina returns to its tobacco roots

the barn won't be used to cure tobacco; it instead will serve as a demonstration area to teach children and visitors about the "gold leaf" at the Fuquay-Varina Museums Complex. Tobacco was a big industry in Fuquay-Varina, with five warehouses, a cotton b
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 30, 2013 14:43
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[North Carolina] Great American Smokeout offers smoking alternative

The AS-4400 fitness center aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River hosted an annual Great American Smokeout event, Nov. 21, to raise awareness about the harmful effects of smoking and various healthy alternatives. ... “A Marine’s body is a weapon,” sa
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 27, 2013 14:49
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[North Carolina] Vape Hut provides help to kick the smoking habit

they relied on the internet to do their research and choose starter kits that they thought may work. Their research led them to Joyetech, one of the leading companies in the development of effective electronic cigarettes. They ordered their first e-cig an
Island Gazette
added Nov 25, 2013 12:43
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[North Carolina] Cumberland County Courthouse, detention center could become smoke-free

the Health Department will seek to make the properties completely smoke-free, forcing employees and visitors who smoke to do so elsewhere - across the street, in most cases. "Basically, we're doing this because we want a healthier community," said Buck W
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Nov 19, 2013 16:18
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[North Carolina] Pitts: Ambush of smoke extinguishes sympathy

But I am not sympathetic to being ambushed in public spaces by toxic clouds of smoke. I became still less sympathetic when my wife got pregnant, and Samuel was born in January.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Nov 19, 2013 11:53
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[North Carolina] Public housing units go smoke free Jan. 1

Seven Robeson County public housing complexes will go smoke-free next year, according to Partnership Property Management of Greensboro, the company that manages the apartments.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Nov 15, 2013 16:54
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[North Carolina] CDC: Youth smoking rates fall to another historic low

Cigarette smoking rates fell from 15.8 percent in 2011 to 14 percent in 2012 ... But rather than tout the declines, CDC officials and some anti-tobacco advocates chose instead to stress their concerns about incremental increases in use of electronic cig
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 15, 2013 02:25
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[North Carolina, Virginia] Wythe County apartments going smoke-free

Longview and Longview Village Apartments are scheduled to go smoke-free on Jan. 1, 2014, along with a total of 246 properties managed by Partnership Property Management (PPM) of Greensboro.
TriCities.com (Bristol (TN) Herald Courier/WJHL-TV)
added Nov 11, 2013 18:34
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