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[North Carolina] Reynolds, Lorillard say federal approval for $27.4B deal advancing

said in a joint regulatory filing Tuesday they have achieved “certified substantial compliance” for additional regulatory information related to their proposed megadeal.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 21, 2015 10:54
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[New York] Cigarette maker tries stock giveaway to boost sales

22nd Century will give $1 worth of its stock to distributors for every carton of Red Sun cigarettes they sell. Participating retailers will get $3 worth of 22nd Century stock as a rebate for every carton of Red Sun cigarettes they sell during 2015.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 18, 2015 13:01
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[North Carolina] Welcome to (Your Name Here) Medical School

Bowman Gray School of Medicine …became increasingly awkward to have an emblem of the leading cause of preventable death headlining an esteemed medical institution … quietly went back to being just the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2015 12:40
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[Africa] How Tobacco Continues To Remain Zimbabwe’s King Crop

Tobacco is playing a surprisingly important role. Last year, local Zimbabwean companies expended funds in the neighbourhood of $29 million on tobacco imports, which was used to enhance the quality of the locally grown Virginia tobacco in order to make ci
VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Jan 13, 2015 14:37
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Takeover fight costing Family Dollar employees, CEO says

profit fell 47 percent...decline came as the company’s profit margin took a hit from the lower prices as well as consumers buying more food and tobacco – products Family Dollar said generally have lower margins.
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Jan 10, 2015 15:18
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[Sweden] Buyout Firms Said Vie for World’s Biggest Cigar Company

The owners of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S, a Danish manufacturer of cigars, are in talks with private-equity firms about a possible sale of the company, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 2, 2015 21:58
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[Massachusetts] Beginning March 1, tobacco buyers must be 21 in Lawrence

The Board of Health voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt the new regulation, which includes a requirement that businesses selling tobacco products must post signs advising customers on how to enroll in a smoking cessation program. Also, stores will n
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Dec 21, 2014 05:46
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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state law enforcement
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:36
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Vector Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.40 per share. The quarterly cash dividend will be payable on December 30, 2014 to holders of record as of December 12, 2014.
Business Wire
added Dec 1, 2014 18:32
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[Uganda, UK] British American Tobacco To Layoff 177 Direct Staff Due To Low Tobacco Profitability

says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be affected by its plan to terminate leaf production in Uganda. The global tobacco group, British American Tobacco, says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be a
NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:51
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