North Carolina

New Hanover County, N.C. Passes Smoking Ban for Most Public Spaces

On Monday, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed an ordinance that will ban the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in a...
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A List of States Where Cigar Shops are Closed Due to Coronavirus (Big Update)

Like most businesses, cigar shops across the United States are having to make changes to their businesses due to coronavirus COVID-19 and various governmental orders...
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Maiden, N.C. Bans Tobacco Use on Town Property

With the summer here and parks being enjoyed more frequently, the town of Maiden, N.C. felt it time to place a total ban on the...
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Gaston County, N.C. Bans Tobacco Use in Parks, Indoor Places

On Tuesday, the Gaston County Board of Commissioners approved a multi-pronged smoking ban that will prohibit the use of tobacco products—including e-cigarettes—on county property, including county parks, as well as within indoor public places. According to the ordinance, the ban will apply to the entire geographic bounds of Gaston County, including the municipalities within Gaston […]
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Whiteville, N.C. Bans Smoking in Parks and on City Property

The city of Whiteville, N.C. has passed a ban on smoking and the use of tobacco and e-cigarettes and vaping products in city parks and...
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Randolph County, N.C. Bans Smoking on County-Owned Property

The Randolph County Commissioners have passed a ban on smoking and tobacco usage on any piece of property owned by the county, including parks, recreation...
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Elon, N.C. Bans Smoking on Downtown Streets

Smoking on some of Elon, N.C.’s most traveled streets are about to become a thing of the past. On Tuesday, the town’s Board of Aldermen...
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Burlington, N.C. Makes Parks Tobacco Free

At its most recent meeting, the Burlington City Council voted unanimouly in favor of enacting a ban on the use of all tobacco products as...
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Raleigh, N.C. Removes Smoking Ban Exemption for Two Parks

While parks in Raleigh, N.C. have been smoke-free for seven years, two downtown parks received exemptions from that ban, Nash Square and Moore Square. However,...
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Rowan County, N.C. Bans Smoking in Parks and Trails

Tobacco use is about to come to an end in the parks and on the trails of Rowan County, as on Monday the Rowan County Commissioners...
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Cherryville, N.C. Bans Smoking in Public Places

Cherryville, N.C. has banned smoking in publicly-owned buildings, city-owned grounds, parks, vehicles and most businesses. Smoking will still be allowed in “certain tobacco shops, premises...
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