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[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

[North Carolina] Triangle schools, businesses deal with growing popularity of e-cigarettes

Wake County school board is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to ban something that many parents probably already thought was against the rules: electronic cigarettes. Duke University has barred them except in designated smoking areas, and the city of R
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 2, 2014 00:12

[North Carolina] A Trust to Bust: American Tobacco Company Organized, 1890

On January 31, 1890, the American Tobacco Company was incorporated, creating the world’s largest tobacco conglomerate. Driving the creation of this industrial giant was James B. “Buck” Duke of the Durham-based W. Duke, Sons and Company. Facing tough compe
Beach Carolina Magazine
added Jan 31, 2014 15:28

[North Carolina] Report says smoking ban has not financially affected businesses

Despite many of the dire predictions, a recent report states the law has had no adverse effect on businesses and in some cases has actually improved customer satisfaction. A new study published in the scientific journal Preventing Chronic Disease finds t
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Jan 15, 2014 17:18
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