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Ban on smoking moves to governor's desk
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/13/2009 - 4:26pm.

Today, the State House voted 62-56 to approve changes adopted in the State Senate. More than 30 states have already passed similar restrictions.

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Smoking ban may pass this year
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 03/29/2009 - 10:50am.

For years, state legislators have been trying to pass a bill to ban smoking in bars and restaurants in North Carolina. Some representatives say this may be the year it passes.

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CFCC wants you to take your butts elsewhere
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/29/2009 - 4:56pm.

There will soon be fewer "butts" outside Cape Fear Community College. That is because the Board of Trustees approved the campus to go tobacco-free starting August 1st.

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Bill introduced that would make NC restaurants and bars smoke-free
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/29/2009 - 10:47am.

North Carolina House Majority Leader Hugh Holliman introduced a bill in the legislature Wednesday that would also include all indoor worksites and public places.

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Smoking ban near entrances of state buildings
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/19/2008 - 4:10pm.

videoThe state senate wants to tighten tobacco restrictions on state owned property. The senate has approved bills that ban smoking within 25 feet of entrances to state buildings.

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Local students petition bowling alley to go smoke free
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/16/2008 - 4:00pm.

videoA group of local students wants a local bowling alley to stamp out smoking.

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Throwing cigarettes from car could result in hefty fine
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/13/2008 - 8:20am.

videoSmokers beware. If you're smoking while driving, do not toss your butts out the window.

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Panel backs plans to ban smoking on government property
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/10/2008 - 2:05pm.

A House committee is backing three measures designed to curb smoking on government property.

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Number of non-smokers with lung cancer on the rise
Submitted by on Thu, 06/05/2008 - 7:18am.

videoEnvironments including passive smoking thought to be a cause in increased cancer risks.

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SC cigarette tax to go up
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/18/2008 - 9:37am.

South Carolina's cigarette tax could soon be going up. And it could have an impact on Brunswick County smokers who now drive across the border to buy their cigarettes.

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