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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

[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

[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

[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. (Bristol (TN) Herald Courier/WJHL-TV)
added Nov 11, 2013 18:34

[North Carolina] Congressional delegation: Don't sequester tobacco buyout money

Members of North Carolina's congressional delegation are lobbying the U.S. Department of Agriculture to head off an attempt to lump federal payments to tobacco farmers into the budget that's subject to across-the-board cuts in January.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Nov 11, 2013 14:40

[North Carolina] Asheville apartments to go smoke-free |

Partnership Property Management, which manages various properties in Asheville, Arden, Brevard and Hendersonville, announced this month a smoke-free policy in its units. The company manages about 10,000 apartments in five states, including 1,800 in WNC.
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Nov 11, 2013 05:30
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[North Carolina] Ban on electronic cigarettes considered

The Wilkes Board of Education is considering revising three school system policies to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes on Wilkes County school property and during any school-sponsored activities.
Wilkes (NC) Journal Patriot
added Nov 9, 2013 14:47

[North Carolina] City apartment complexes to enforce smoking ban on tenants

Some apartment complexes in Lincolnton are opting for a smoke-free environment. Starting Jan. 1, Hillside, Riverside and Woodmont Apartments, along with 246 other properties managed by Partnership Property Management of Greensboro, are scheduled to enact
Lincoln (NC) Times-News
added Nov 5, 2013 18:02

[North Carolina] GAO Report Highlights Shortcomings in FDA Review Process for New Tobacco Products

"This GAO report highlights that CTP has significantly underperformed in its mission to review new tobacco product submissions," said Senator Burr. "It is clear that meaningful improvements need to be made to address FDA's shortcomings to ensure a predic
added Oct 24, 2013 11:50
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