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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.

North Carolina prison official accused of bribery smuggling

A federal grand jury has indicted a North Carolina prison official on a bribery and smuggling scheme that funneled drugs and other contraband into Caledonia Correctional Institution.

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.

No more menthol cigarettes: New ban on tobacco, vape flavors

Massachusetts’ governor signed into law Wednesday a groundbreaking ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes.

NC Poison Control says more than 70 kids poisoned by e-cigs

North Carolina Poison Control says nearly 75 children under age 5 have been poisoned by e-cigarettes and vaping products in 2019.

Walmart raises minimum age to buy tobacco to 21

Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age for tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 in all its U.S. stores in an effort to combat tobacco sales to minors.

Whiteville cracks down on tobacco use in city building, vehicles

The City of Whiteville is implementing some new rules that will impact smokers.

Walgreens to hike minimum age for store tobacco sales

Walgreens has decided to ban tobacco sales to minors several weeks after a federal official called the drugstore chain a top violator of laws restricting access to cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and other products.

McConnell proposes raising minimum age for buying tobacco

The Senate leader said Thursday his bill will cover all tobacco products, including vaping devices.

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Georgia Aquarium’s largest female whale shark dies

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