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E-cigarettes

NC lawmakers give final OK to tax changes

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The North Carolina legislature has quickly moved a wide-ranging tax bill to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk, one that sets a levy on electronic cigarettes and a hard expiration date for some municipal privilege taxes. Full story...
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Full NC House gives initial OK to tax bill

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The North Carolina House has tentatively agreed to a wide-ranging tax bill that caps municipal business privilege taxes and places an excise tax on electronic cigarettes. Full story...
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NC House committee agrees to omnibus tax bill

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North Carolina legislators have been meeting formally for two days and they're already moving a wide-ranging finance bill that would curb the ability of towns and cities to tax businesses and place a new tax on electronic cigarettes. Full story...
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NC to consider new e-cigarette tax

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The Republican-dominated North Carolina General Assembly will consider a new tax on electronic cigarettes. A panel that studies tax matters recommended Tuesday that the proposal be introduced during the legislative session that starts Wednesday. Support is coming from an unlikely source in tobacco giant Reynolds American, based in Winston-Salem. Full story...
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E-Cigarette poisoning on the rise

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videoThe nicotine in cigarettes is the drug that keeps smokers coming back for more experts warn the concentrated liquid nicotine that comes in e-cigarettes is toxic and could be deadly. Full story...
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E-cigarettes banned in New Hanover County buildings; vehicles

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video Electronic cigarettes are banned from all New Hanover County facilities by an amended ordinance adopted by the Board of Commissioners. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man says E-Cig caused temporary blindness

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videoA Sneads Ferry man says an attempt to quit smoking may cost him his eyesight. Full story...
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Commissioners approve raise for ABC chair, e-cig ban

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners today approved a raise for the head of the county's Alcohol Beverage Control and banned e-cigarettes from county property. Full story...
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NC law takes effect banning e-cigarettes to minors

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videoAt North Carolina smoke shops and other retailers, the warning signs are going up. A law banning the sale of e-cigarettes to minors takes effect Thursday. Full story...
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NC bill banning e-cig sales to minors advances

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A bill banning sales of electronic cigarettes to minors in North Carolina is headed to the full House. Full story...
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