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[North Carolina] N.C. docs recommend e-cigs to stop smoking despite lack of info on them

Despite knowing little about their safety, North Carolina doctors are increasingly recommending e-cigarettes as a way to stop smoking, according to research from UNC-Chapel Hill. These electronic cigarettes still make up a fraction of the overall tobacco
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Jul 31, 2014 17:01
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[North Carolina] Reynolds quarterly profits up 6.7 percent

reported Tuesday a 6.7 percent jump in second quarter net income to $492 million, with higher pricing and market-share gains for Camel and Pall Mall offsetting slightly lower sales and the cost of launching national distribution of electronic cigarette Vu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 30, 2014 19:19

[North Carolina] Flat cigarette sales, drop in blue Cigs sales, lead to decline in 2Q net income for Lorillard

Overall flat cigarette sales, along with a sharp drop in blu eCigs sales, contributed to a 4.2 percent decrease in net income for Lorillard Inc. in the second quarter. The Greensboro tobacco manufacturer reported today $300 million in net income compared
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 30, 2014 19:17

[UK] Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 29, 2014 16:14
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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

[UK, North Carolina, Ohio] FLOC, British reps vow to fight for workers

A Toledo-based union vowed to fight for tobacco field workers who live and labor largely hidden from view — an underground world of deep poverty and grim conditions ...pledged to take the fight for farm worker reforms to their home country. They plan to
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 28, 2014 22:17

[Florida, North Carolina] ENC Reacts To $23.6 Billion Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco

what do people here in Eastern Carolina think about the big verdict? Denise Eaton told us, "That's a lot of money. Yeah, I think that's too much." Mohamed Saleh also said, "That's too much money for someone to give. There's a lot of people starving arou
WITN-TV (Washington, NC)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:13

[North Carolina] Reynolds' strategy: Transform an industry

"I am absolutely confident that our journey to transforming the tobacco industry is enhanced by this transaction. "After 139 years operating in the Triad, Reynolds American remains committed to the region and to continuing to be an engine for regional ec
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2014 10:16

[North Carolina] CLARK: Global markets, not NC economy, drove tobacco deal

As for employment, here in Greensboro we are hoping that Imperial maintains all 2,900 Lorillard jobs for the long run. But it has cigarette and cigar manufacturing facilities and tobacco processing operations all over the world. In a global marketplace,
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 18, 2014 18:02

[North Carolina] VIDEO: Imperial Tobacco Group builds presence in US

Those assets include Reynolds’ cigarette brands Kool, Salem and Winston as well as Lorillard’s e-cigarette, blu. Imperial also is acquiring Lorillard’s plant in Greensboro. “This is a great opportunity to transform our U.S. business and secure a signific
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2014 17:47
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