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US vows again to ban menthol flavor in cigarettes, cigars

U.S. health regulators are pledging again to try to ban menthol cigarettes.

Smoking and vaping now limited in public places across New Hanover County

Beginning Monday, New Hanover County’s Smoking and Vaping Ordinance, prohibiting the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in public places, goes into effect throughout the county.

New Hanover County passes ordinance limiting vaping and smoking in public

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to implement an ordinance prohibiting the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in New Hanover County.

New Hanover County to vote on revised rule prohibiting e-cigarettes

New Hanover County will soon consider adopting a revised rule to prohibit the use of tobacco, including e-cigarettes, within the county.

Woman with oxygen tank airlifted after smoking accident

North Carolina's insurance commissioner is cautioning people to be careful with cigarettes and pipes after a woman with an oxygen tank was badly burned while smoking.

Health board passes smoking, vaping ban in New Hanover County

Smoking and vaping could soon be banned in public places in New Hanover County. The Health and Human Services Board voted to pass a new rule Tuesday.

First vaping death reported in South Carolina

The South Carolina Dept. of Health and Environmental Control is reporting the state's first vaping related death.

Sheriff: Woman had smoked before fatal oxygen tank explosion

A North Carolina sheriff's office says a woman has died after her cigarette ignited the oxygen tank she was using.

New Hanover County asks for input on possible e-cigarettes, tobacco ban

New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board will soon consider a plan than would prohibit e-cigarettes and tobacco use at county, city, and even public places.

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Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.

FL: At Least One Dead In Partial Collapse Of Surfside Condo

Authorities say nearly 100 people are still unaccounted for after part of a 12-story beachfront condo building collapsed in a town outside Miami.