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[North Carolina] Feds clear Clarence co. for N.C. tobacco production

Goodrich Tobacco Co., a subsidiary of Clarence-based 22nd Century Group Inc., was okayed by federal officials to produce tobacco products. The company was granted a federal permit by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau of the U.S. Department of
Business First Of Buffalo
added Mar 12, 2014 00:22

[North Carolina] Electronic-cigarette makers sued over allegations of patent infringement

Lorillard Inc. and another North Carolina electronic-cigarette company are among 11 being sued by a wholly owned subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc for patent infringement.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 11, 2014 14:26

[North Carolina] Shadow of outside ownership may grow over Reynolds

what the company’s long-term price may be for a landmark strategic deal completed in 2004. In that year, Reynolds bought Brown & Williamson Tobacco Co. from British American Tobacco PLC, essentially eliminating the industry’s No. 3 competitor from the mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 4, 2014 10:20

[North Carolina] LETTER: Tobacco settlement still funding politicos

Instead of health care and prevention, most states have treated those checks like birthday money from grandma. Fifteen years after the settlement decision, states continue to spend only a miniscule portion of tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use. Perhaps
Jacksonville (NC) Daily News
added Feb 23, 2014 14:56

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Smoking rules may need review

the guiding principle leaders should use in restricting smoking on county property is to protect nonsmokers from being subjected to secondhand smoke. It is not clear that designated smoking areas will do that. If not, county leaders should stand ready to
Hendersonville (NC) Times-News
added Feb 21, 2014 13:11

[North Carolina] Reynolds American donated $11.6 million to non-profits in 2013, helping transform communities (PDF)

The Reynolds American Foundation donated a total of $6.1 million in 2013, including employee matching grants. The Foundation’s largest contributions were to Wake Forest University, Winston- Salem State University and the annual campaign of the United Way
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 20, 2014 11:06

[North Carolina] Commissioners vote for smoking zones in county

In response to complaints about smokers clouding up building entrances, the Henderson County Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 Wednesday to create designated smoking zones away from high-traffic areas on all county campuses.
Hendersonville (NC) Times-News
added Feb 20, 2014 04:03

[North Carolina] Tobacco growers take issue with trade agreement

have taken exception to a letter signed by N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper and his counterparts that supports excluding the crop from a pending international trade agreement. “I’ve heard an earful about it this week while talking with farmers at the Sou
Caswell (NC) Messenger
added Feb 9, 2014 21:52

[North Carolina] CVS's tobacco decision may benefit it in long run

is likely to weather any potential storms, local business experts say. Yes, even here in North Carolina where tobacco is king. “I think that in the long run, they are going to come up ahead,” said Daniel Hall, an assistant professor of economics at High P
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Feb 7, 2014 11:46

[North Carolina] Editorial: CVS kicks the habit

It's tempting to play off a macaroon against a Marlboro, but there's no inherent contradiction in CVS' decision, nor any reason to doubt its commitment to promoting healthier lifestyles. While people will continue to smoke, CVS has chosen not to support
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Feb 6, 2014 12:18
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