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Chef Teddy Diggs opened Coronato Pizza in 2019, but closed his restaurant indefinitely on Feb. 26 this year, due to the "ongoing effects of the cigar smoke" from the adjacent Oasis Cigar Bar.
Kathy Hanrahan, WRAL lifestyle editor and Sarah Krueger, WRAL Durham reporter
Juul Labs, the e-cigarette maker, is paying $462 million to six US states and DC in the largest multi-state settlement yet for the troubled company that has been accused of contributing to the rise of vaping among youth.
By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business
School administrators and even many students say vaping is one of the biggest problems inside local high schools. Now, some northern Virginia schools are installing vape-detecting devices.
North Carolina gets failing grades in its efforts to control tobacco use. That's according to a new report released at midnight from the American Lung Association.
North Carolina got failing grades in its efforts to control tobacco use, according to a new report released from the American Lung Association.
The FDA's Juul ban is on hold as of last week, which means e-cigarettes are still being sold at stores around the country.
Following FDA's decision to order Juul e-cigarettes off the market, UNC Health pulmonologist Dr. Brad Drummond discusses the effects of vaping and smoking, and what the new restrictions could mean.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday ordered Juul to stop selling e-cigarettes on the U.S. market, a profoundly damaging blow to a once-popular company whose brand was blamed for the teenage vaping crisis.
Matt Richtel and Andrew Jacobs, New York Times
On Thursday, federal health officials ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the U.S. market.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is gearing up to order Juul Labs Inc. to remove its e-cigarettes from store shelves in America.
A report that the Food and Drug Administration might order Juul to pull its products from store shelves has sent shares of Altria plunging. The cigarette company owns a 35% stake in Juul.
By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business
The Tar Heel state maintains one of the lowest taxes on tobacco nationwide, at $0.45 per 20-pack, the 47th lowest tobacco tax in the country. Compare that to the District of Columbia at $4.98 for a pack of 20.
Julia Rafferty, UNC Media Hub
A Raleigh testing site is part of a clinical trial for a medication called "Cytisinicline," which is currently licensed in eastern Europe but not in the U.S. The medication is tailored to target nicotine receptors in the brain.
A smoking habit is not only expensive and unhealthy, it can be deadly. Most smokers know quitting could be life-saving if they just could.
Monica Laliberte, WRAL executive producer/5 on Your Side reporter
North Carolina ranks 11th for the highest rates of lung cancer in the country. Among small and medium U.S. counties, Johnston County ranks 6th highest.
Debra Morgan, anchor/reporter, and Rick Armstrong, photojournalist
The associations between vaping cannabis and respiratory health symptoms haven't been fully known before -- but one new study has revealed a key discovery.
By Kristen Rogers, CNN
Health experts continue to sound the alarm about smoking and vaping at any time, but especially during the pandemic. They believe smoking and vaping can increase a person's chances of contracting COVID-19 and can lead to more serious outcomes... and they're narrowing in on possible reasons why.
The air quality is among the worst in the world right now in parts of California and Oregon. Governor Gavin Newsom said that the air in California right now is equivalent to smoking 20 packs of cigarettes.
North Carolina had the lowest overall cost in the country for smokers, according to WalletHub.
U-Haul recently announced their decision to no longer hire smokers and nicotine users. The new hiring policy will go into effect on Feb. 1.
WRAL's Laura Leslie spoke with several people to get their opinion of the new national law that says you have to be 21 to smoke or vape.
A change occurred this month to the federal law governing how old customers must be to purchase cigarettes or vaping products.
Laura Leslie, WRAL Capitol Bureau chief
A bill signed by President Trump on Friday raised the smoking and vaping age to 21.
Dr. Grabow, a Chicago-area dentist, gave his name to a pipe-making firm back in the 1920s. Almost a century later, the firm produces more than 100,000 pipes a year at its plant in Sparta, N.C.