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1198
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The Friends of Tobacco, a group of farmers, businessmen, legislators, and other tobacco advocates in the state, argues that smoking doesn't cause cancer and that the tobacco industry is being discriminated against.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 11 Issue 33, Aug 1993, p10-11, por Periodical Website
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4491
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Daily smoking declined from 1993 to 1998 for most demographic groups in North Carolina. The exceptions were those with under twelve years of education and young adults. Quitting attempts were lowest among those who started smoking early and continued. Women in poor health were most likely to try quitting than those women in good health, as were men who had a health checkup in a twelve-month period.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 119, Jan 2000, p1-6, il, bibl
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14615
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State-wide interest has been aroused as a result of the decision rendered recently by the Tarboro School Board in permitting children to smoke on the school grounds.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 13 Issue 47, Apr 1946, p12
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24891
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Maternal smoking can cause harm to an infant in many ways. There is an increased risk for SIDS, and babies are more likely to have a low birth rate which can lead to health complications later in life. If women were to stop smoking during pregnancy, the infant mortality rate would drop significantly.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 135, Aug 2002, p1-6, bibl, f
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25437
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When more money was needed to build the football stadium, a fundraising deal was made with a Durham-based tobacco company to trade cigarette cartons for money.
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25873
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UNC professor of medicine Adam Goldstein co-founded a nonprofit organization of volunteers who speak about their tragic experiences with cigarette smoking to North Carolina middle and high school students. Goldstein and other researchers are also advocating for laws that restrict secondhand smoke pollution in public spaces.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 3, Spring 2007, p10-15, il, por Periodical Website
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29497
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North Carolina has conducted the Youth Tobacco Survey among middle and high school students since 1999. This report summarizes tobacco use prevalence estimates from the 2007 survey and describes changes in prevalence from 1999 to 2007. Overall, results suggest that smoking reduction strategies in North Carolina are successful.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 158, June 2008, p1-7, bibl, f