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[North Carolina] Tobacco country begins warming to e-cigarettes

But e-cigarettes also are proving to be a money maker for small-business owners, despite concerns from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and others that they are not a proven and safe method for quitting smoking. Blevins and her brother opened an e-
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Aug 18, 2013 12:01

[North Carolina] Smokers becoming less welcome in apartments

Smoking bans are becoming more common across the country, industry watchers say – even here in tobacco country. One company based in Charlotte, which manages property in 10 states, has earned kudos for banning smoking in a couple dozen facilities. “Ther
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Aug 16, 2013 01:47

[North Carolina] Whether e-cigarettes are a good idea remains a question

For now, e-cigarettes are in a gray area ... have been a point of contention for some who worry that teenagers may be enticed. And for now, there is no federal restriction on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. But a North Carolina state law prohibiting
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Aug 11, 2013 13:57
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[North Carolina] Cumberland Matters: 15 Cumberland County properties going smoke-free

Blue signs went up July 29 notifying the public that effective Jan. 1, smoking will no longer be allowed anywhere on selected properties, including the Department of Public Health, the Department of Social Services and all library branches.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Aug 10, 2013 11:19

[North Carolina] Cumberland County's outdoor smoking ban part of national trend while some experts question health rationale

Smokers have less than five months to enjoy smoke breaks on county property such as libraries, the Health Department, Social Services, the old courthouse on Gillespie Street and the E. Newton Smith Center. But Cumberland County is far from the first jur
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Aug 9, 2013 18:32

[North Carolina] Cumberland County's outdoor smoking ban part of national trend while some experts question health rationale

The Cumberland County ban is just the latest limit placed on smokers. A state law has banned smoking in restaurants and bars since 2010, although smoking on outside patios is permitted. The Cumberland County school system adopted a policy in 2003 to ban
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Aug 8, 2013 21:26

[North Carolina] Smoking bans coming to an apartment building near you

Major U.S. apartment manager Related Cos. is going smoke-free in all of its properties, said Rick Haughey, vice president of property operations and technology at the National Multi-Housing Council trade group. But they tend to be in denser urban markets
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Aug 8, 2013 16:28

[North Carolina] Reynolds continues to protect trademarks in e-cigarette suits

Protecting the Camel and Winston trademarks from misuse by small electronic-cigarette retailers has kept a Reynolds American Inc. subsidiary quite busy over the past four years. Reynolds Innovations Inc. has filed 29 lawsuits in the U.S. District Court
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 6, 2013 14:59

[North Carolina] Signs warn of coming smoking ban at Cumberland County government properties

Dozens of the yard signs popped up last week at select county properties that will be going smoke-free Jan. 1. "I didn't want to make them red because the final signs will be red," said Donnie Robertson as he placed a cart load of the campaign-style sig
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Aug 4, 2013 17:47

[North Carolina] Carolina Beach could soon enforce smoking ban

The Carolina Beach Town Council passed the current smoking ban on a 4-1 vote a year ago, but because the beach doesn't fall under the state's definition of public ground, the town lacks the authority to enforce the rule. Council members were aware of tha
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Aug 4, 2013 11:13
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