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The JUUL e-cigarette is a trend parents need to know

As e-cigarettes and vapes help adults quit the tobacco habit, the JUUL is booming in popularity among teenagers.

ATF offers a $5k reward for gun stolen from Wilmington Police officer

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has announced a $5,000, reward for information leading to the recovery of a firearm stolen from a Wilmington Police Department officer in Brunswick County.

Horry County to discuss smoking ban at bars; businesses could take hit

Smokers, it may be a lot harder for you to light up in Horry County. Council members will consider an ordinance Tuesday to ban smoking inside public places like bars and restaurants.

Big Tobacco’s anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

The tobacco industry will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11 years after a judge ruled that the companies had misled the public about the dangers of cigarettes.

St. Louis bans chewing tobacco, dip, snuff at sports venues

Baseball players with big wads of chewing tobacco in their cheek are now a thing of the past at Busch Stadium. It is the 14th Major League Baseball venue to ban tobacco products.

NC court OKs big fight: 800K tobacco growers, $340M, 1 case

North Carolina's Supreme Court is setting up a whopper of a lawsuit to settle claims by 800,000 past and present tobacco farmers in five Southeastern states for a piece of $340 million.

Signatures submitted for California tobacco tax

A campaign backed by a billionaire, medical groups and organized labor says it has collected more than a million signatures to qualify a ballot measure to raise California's cigarette tax by $2 a pack.

Brunswick County looks for feedback about tobacco use in county parks

Brunswick County and Brunswick County Parks and Recreation are looking for the public’s input on the use of tobacco products at county parks.

New California tobacco age

California has become the second state in the nation to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.

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