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Reynolds American Inc., referred to as RAI, issued a press release relating to the celebration of RAI’s 10 th anniversary... Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on it
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:23
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Reynolds American celebrates 10th anniversary (PDF)

Susan M. Cameron, RAI’s president and chief executive officer, joined a group of company employees ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange, recognizing the decade since the then-newly created company started publicly trading after the bu
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:20

[New York] Clashing Visions for Old Rail Bed (Just Don’t Call It the High Line of Queens)

a ghost rail bed — which came into the city’s hands thanks to a careless cigarette smoker ... destroyed by a fire after an unextinguished cigarette was tossed from a train window. The damage was estimated at $1 million. The railroad, then in bankruptcy, c
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:20

[Florida] Corrections: July 30, 2014

An article on July 22 about the strong possibility that Tampa, Fla., may lose its cigar industry misstated the number of years cigar factories have been in the city. It is 128 years, not 150.
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:18

[Florida] LETTER: No Cigars, No Cigar Illness

What about tobacco’s impact on the national economy through increased medical costs and lost productivity, and on public health through more than 400,000 deaths a year? Nostalgia shouldn’t undermine the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate products that kill w
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:15
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[North Carolina] Intangible value / Old Reynolds sites are economic building blocks

There are few cities and corporations that are as intertwined — past and present — as R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Winston-Salem. That relationship is likely to carry on, through the company's donation and sale of excess real estate.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:09

[Ireland] Big tobacco left gasping: But the power of addiction means it's a noxious weed that's hard to kill

The widow of a man who couldn't kick the habit despite many attempts was awarded a staggering $23.6bn in compensation for his 1996 death.... The power of addiction over even the most sobering common sense is the entire sorry story of tobacco. Like deadly
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 28, 2014 20:58

[Indiana] WEIER: A 30-year public smoking battle

I have selected just a few documents from my very large file of our journey toward Fort Wayne's first anti-smoking ordinance. There is no doubt that the most effective tool in educating the public was the newspapers' support.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Jul 27, 2014 18:46

[Australia, USA] KUTEN: Manipulators of public opinion and science are at work again - Opinion - Wanganui Chronicle News

Tony Abbott reversed course and eliminated the carbon tax. I was reminded of similar actions in the US....The trouble with Selye's work and that of the cardiologists is that they were funded in large part by the tobacco industry. Tobacco industry people
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:24

GRAVES: Smoke gets in your eyes

The massive roadblock thrown in the path of medical science to educate the public on the dangers of tobacco smoking seems eerily similar to today's concerted denigration of climate scientists. The fundamental origin of the opposition is exactly the same
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jul 24, 2014 10:55
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