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[North Carolina] Triangle research will help guide new e-cigarette regulations

The science that’s expected to eventually add muscle to the bones of the e-cigarette regulations has become nothing short of a small industry here financed by more than $80 million in grants and contracts. Last September, the FDA announced that it would
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 29, 2014 11:59
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[North Carolina] FDA offers e-cig rules

Let the great electronic cigarette debate begin. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday released its long-awaited proposal on regulating e-cigs and other tobacco products not already under its oversight. Congress gave the FDA oversight over the in
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2014 14:44
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[North Carolina] Reaction mixed to FDA e-cig regulations

“The devil will be in the details of future regulatory decisions,” said Jeff Stier, risk analysis director for the National Center for Public Policy Research. “If the regulations are too heavy-handed, they'll have the deadly effect of preventing smokers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2014 14:42
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[North Carolina] Phelps being sent to prison in West Virginia

Phelps will begin his sentence May 19. He must also pay $5.1 million in restitution. Phelps once owned Alternative Brands Inc., Renegade Holdings Inc., Renegade Tobacco Co. and Cutting Edge Enterprises Inc. All are now defunct.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2014 14:39
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[North Carolina] Increased investment in Vuse drives Reynolds’ 1Q net income down 28.5 percent

After debuting Vuse in Indiana and Wisconsin in early June, Reynolds plans to begin national distribution at 15,000 stores by late June. Indiana could give Reynolds an early measuring stick of how well Vuse competes against MarkTen, the ecig product from
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2014 14:37
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[North Carolina] Reynolds' net income down 28.5 percent

Reynolds American Inc. demonstrated in the first quarter a willingness to accept lower short-term profits m hopes of gaming longer-term product diversity and financial stability via its push into electronic cigarettes.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2014 14:35
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[North Carolina] FDA appears to strive for middle ground in proposals for regulating e-cigs

John Spangler, a professor of family and community medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, said he supports much of the FDA’s initial proposals. “I am disappointed that flavorings and marketing will not be regulated,” Spangler said. “These
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2014 14:33
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[North Carolina] Altria sells idled N.C. cigarette plant for $68.5 million

Philip Morris USA, has sold a North Carolina cigarette plant it idled in 2009. Richmond, Va.-based Altria Group Inc. said Monday that the property in Cabarrus County was sold last week to Victory Industrial Park LLC.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 14, 2014 12:02
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[North Carolina] Sticking with tobacco: Some NC family farms still see crop as key

buyout payments, or Tobacco Transition Payments as they’re officially known, end this year. About three weeks ago, tobacco growers and former tobacco quota holders received roughly 95 percent of their anticipated buyout payment. The remaining 5 percent w
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Apr 14, 2014 00:34
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[North Carolina] Filmmaker responds to charges in Reynolds case

won’t talk about whether he tried to get cigarette manufacturer R.J. Reynolds to give him $15,000 he intended to use to fund his horror movie. The accusation is the subject of an indictment filed last week. In
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 10, 2014 12:20
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