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[North Carolina] RAILLEY: The cheap cigars were good, the company even better

One of my earliest memories of smell is that of my father’s cigar ... My father's heart got weak. He had to quit his cigars. I kept smoking the cigars and the cigarettes. My father, ever the cleaner at the beach cottage, would empty my ashtrays, never
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 20, 2013 20:05

[North Carolina] SciMetrika's $40M FDA contract could change e-cigarette regulations

Durham-based SciMetrika has landed a $40 million contract to research tobacco product policy. The contract, awarded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is to research and analyze the feasibility of various policy options for regulating tobacco pro
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Oct 13, 2013 14:26

[North Carolina] TYREE: Recharges good, like a cigarette should?

The altruistic purveyors of the e-cigarettes remind us that it’s not easy to quit nicotine cold turkey. (”It’s almost as hard as finding another racket as lucrative as e-cigarettes.”) Look for the cutthroat competition between companies to escalate.
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Oct 13, 2013 14:20

[North Carolina] Duke nicotine research conference examines tobacco addiction

The Duke Nicotine Research Conference, in its 19th year, brought together about 80 researchers from as far as California and even Sweden Thursday at the Durham Convention Center to examine the role of non-nicotine tobacco constituents in addiction and tr
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Oct 13, 2013 01:06

[North Carolina] Electronic cigarette users say advertisements do not target kids

Attorney General Roy Cooper signed a letter Tuesday that says e-cigarettes are being marketed to children through advertising different flavors. Electronic cigarette users do not agree. They say the flavored vapor is often what helps users stop smoking t
added Sep 28, 2013 06:30

[North Carolina] Ask SAM: The improper disposal of cigarette butts is littering

"The improper disposal of cigarette butts on public property or upon property of another without permission would be considered a violation of City Code," Lt. Christopher Lowder with the Winston-Salem Police Department said by email. Section 62-8 of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 15:58

[North Carolina] Chapel Hill to get two of FDA's new tobacco regulatory centers

Kurt Ribisi, a researcher at UNC Chapel Hill, will conduct three projects under the topic of “effective communication on tobacco product risk and FDA authority.” ... Stan Glantz … has been criticized for inappropriately using NIH research grants for non-
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 15:54

[Mississippi, North Carolina] UPDATE: Former owner of now-defunct cigarette brands looks for leniency after convictions

Phelps, 52, once owned Alternative Brands Inc., Renegade Holdings Inc., Renegade Tobacco Co. and Cutting Edge Enterprises Inc. All are now defunct. The sentencing comes about 18 months after Phelps pleaded guilty to federal charges of committing fraud,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 13:39

[North Carolina] After surgery: Longtime smoker spreads her story

Terrie Hall, a former smoker and anti-smoking advocate, spoke to students at Allen Middle School in Greensboro in 2007.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 13:36

[North Carolina] Tobacco company bankruptcy settlement approved

in a legal filing Tuesday that a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has approved a settlement with a federal agency to pay $4.41 million toward a federal excise tax dispute. A 15-year run of making discount cigarettes ended July 23 for Renegade Holdings Inc., R
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2013 13:34
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