North Carolina

Waynesville, N.C. Working on Smoking Ban

The Smoky Mountain town of Waynesville, N.C. continues to work on a smoking ban after looking at a first draft at its meeting on March…

Mecklenberg County, N.C. Parks Smoking Ban Starts Today

A smoking and tobacco ban in Mecklenburg County parks goes into effect today, just about six months since its passage. The move affects some 200…

Fayetteville, N.C. Delays Vote on Tobacco Store Restrictions, Again

The Fayetteville City Council has again delayed a vote on new restrictions on tobacco shops in the city, this time until a work session on…

Mount Airy, N.C. Park Smoking Ban Dies

Last week, the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners could have voted to ban smoking in public parks and recreation areas, instead, they didn’t even hold a…

Mecklenburg County, N.C. Approves Modified Park Tobacco Ban

In March, smoking at some parks in Charlotte, N.C. will become illegal, yet, the city of Charlotte is not behind the new rule. Comissioners in…

Cumberland County, N.C. Eyes Expanded Smoking Ban

Last month, smoking on public property in Cumberland County, N.C. became illegal thanks to a law passed last September. Now, the County’s Comissioners are discussing…

Weekly News (September 22, 2014)

Cigar News Arango Cigar Co. Adds CAO Gold to Clasico Series Arango Cigar Co.’s Punch Clasico and Macanudo Clasico Get New Chi-Town Vitola Ashton Brings…

Mecklenburg County, N.C. Delays Smoking Ban Vote

A vote on a sweeping smoking ban in Mecklenburg County, N.C. is being pushed back until at least early October, as county commissioners have removed…

El Rey de Los Habanos Returns as Store Exclusive in North Carolina

One of Jose “Don Pepín” Garcia’s first cigar creations is coming back to the U.S. market this month as a store exclusive for The Pipe…

Canton, N.C. Expands Tobacco-free Ordinance

For those wanting to smoke in public in the western North Carolina town of Canton, you are going to have to be careful where you…

Fayetteville, N.C. Tobacco Store Ordinance Delayed

The city of Fayetteville, N.C. has been looking into proposed legislation changes that would limit how close tobacco retailers could be to residential areas, churches, schools…