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90 NC hospitals ban smoking

Local hospitals are doing their part to help keep people healthy by going tobacco-free starting Thursday.

Another Wilmington restaurant goes smoke-free

videoIt may not be required by law, but some local restaurants are choosing to go smoke free. Yesterday Salt Works II in Wilmington banned smoking after allowing it for 18 years.

Conference aims to keep tobacco from kids

Members of the American Cancer Society and the NAACP were at the Union Baptist Church Thursday.

New law bans smoking in assisted living facilities

videoIt was the work of a local lawmaker inspired by her personal experience. Monday a new law takes effect prohibiting smoking inside nursing homes and assisted living centers.

Working teens smoke more

Teens who work gain valuable skills as well as earn spending money, but a new study finds they may also pick up a costly habit on the job.

Failure of NC restaurant smoking ban masks other victories

It was another painful defeat for anti-smoking forces in North Carolina when lawmakers shot down a proposed statewide smoking ban for hotels and restaurants.

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