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[North Carolina] How Tech Helped Winston-Salem Quit Tobacco

Today, the skeletal remains of Winston-Salem’s manufacturing history have been reanimated as labs, co-working space, university classrooms and swank loft apartments. People do yoga on the lawns and sip coffee under the umbrellas of a new downtown park co
added Oct 21, 2016 20:43

[North Carolina] British American Tobacco moves to buy all of Reynolds American in $47B deal

Though the BAT statement did not say how Reynolds would function under BAT ownership, it is likely to be an American-based subsidiary based in Winston-Salem similar to how Brown and Williamson operated. BAT said its manufacturing “would be enhanced by th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2016 15:31

[North Carolina] Reynolds' Susan Cameron announces plans to transition from CEO to chairwoman

Instead, she will return to her duties as executive chairwoman for four months before transitioning to non-executive chairwoman in May. "Yes, I am really retiring as CEO this time, and I have assured my husband that there will not be a third time," Camer
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 19, 2016 18:31

[North Carolina] HALL: Working in tobacco fields can make kids sick. But they still need the money.

Eddie doesn’t mention he found the work unbearable at first but stuck with it because it was a way to make money without risking getting in trouble with police. Without a green card or U.S. citizenship, he didn’t have many other options. And by now he kn
Washington Post
added Oct 17, 2016 19:02

[North Carolina] Filmmaker Angus MacLachlan Gets Martin Scorsese's Blessing

"Abundant Acreage Available"... was written and directed by Winston-Salem’s Angus MacLachlan... The film is about a brother and sister who live and work on a tobacco farm in East Bend, North Carolina. Their father dies, and three strangers appear on the f
WFDD 88.5 (Winston-Salem, NC)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:24

[North Carolina] Universal Corporation Announces Dismissal of Lawsuit involving its Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients (CIFI) and Universal Leaf North America Subsidiaries

dismissal of a lawsuit filed in March 2016 by Mr. William Frank Lee and his company, Central Marketing, Inc., against Universal and its subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. ("CIFI"), concerning the creation and establishment of the sweet
PR Newswire
added Oct 11, 2016 01:32

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: County health board's good idea goes up in smoke

If people choose to smoke and hasten their own demise, that's their choice. But they shouldn't be allowed to take innocent bystanders with them, and that's what smoking in public places does. Please, commissioners. Give it another look and approve a hea
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Oct 9, 2016 20:17

[North Carolina] Severe burns, injuries from e-cigarette explosions go under-reported across the country

In the first six months of 2016, doctors at the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals treated 10 inpatients with severe burns and facial fractures from e-cigarette explosions. Almost all of them required surgery, and one patient lost his eye
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19

[Louisiana, North Carolina] 3 officers among 6 indicted for trafficking contraband cigarettes

In a federal indictment of six men, three law enforcement officers were charged Thursday with trafficking in contraband cigarettes. New Orleans police officers Justin Brown and Joshua Carthon and Orleans sheriff's deputy Garrett Partman were arrested We
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Sep 30, 2016 22:23
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[North Carolina] U.S. Labor secretary questions fiduciary fulfillment in Reynolds retirement case

has questioned whether the RJR Pension Investment committee fulfilled its fiduciary duties in a case involving its retirement plans. Secretary Thomas Lopez filed an amicus brief Sept. 9 in the Fourth District of the U.S. Appeals Court. The case involves p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 21, 2016 01:27
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