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[North Carolina] Did a mystical coin bring good fortune to the Reynolds family? Or was it all a farce? Come along as we unravel the mystery of the Joshua Coin.

Legend has it that when R. J. Reynolds rode into Winston-Salem in 1875 to found the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, he had $500 and a sack of tobacco seeds in his saddlebag. What most people don’t know is that he also carried a lucky family coin with him—
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Kimpton opens door on new life for historic Reynolds building

The R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. headquarters, on its 87th birthday, transitioned Wednesday from its grand historic past to its boutique hotel future.... “All the nods to the past, whether the blueprint wallpaper in the private dining area to the likeness o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58
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[North Carolina] Smoking could be banned in Brunswick County parks

The focus on tobacco use follows complaints from park users and is the latest example of how public attitudes about smoking have shifted over time. At New Hanover and Pender county parks, smoking is allowed only in parking lots. As Brunswick leaders stu
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Apr 29, 2016 17:32
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[North Carolina] Ask SAM: Will Bowman Gray Stadium become smoke-free?

Answer: “For many years, we’ve provided a significant portion of our outdoor seating as a designated non-smoking section, and we’re always open to opportunities to improve the experience for everyone,” said Loren Pinilis, the spokesman for the stadium. He
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2016 18:35
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[North Carolina] Cameron discloses plans to step down second time from Reynolds

Cameron, 57, returned as Reynolds’ top executive May 1, 2014, with the specific goal of negotiating, completing and integrating Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol cigarette, into the company’s brand portfolio. Reynolds accomplished that goal through i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 26, 2016 14:37
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[North Carolina] Reynolds meet earnings projections with solid first-quarter performance

The addition of Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol cigarette, continues - as expected - to bolster Reynolds American Inc.’s quarterly profit and revenue. The manufacturer reported today having adjusted net income of $721 million for the first quarter,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 26, 2016 14:35
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[North Carolina] ITG job cuts could have ripple effect on Reynolds

That affects Reynolds because the ITG job cuts could be a step in preparing Imperial and its subsidiaries for a buyer. “We still believe an eventual takeout of Reynolds by BAT is likely, but the time horizon of when this could occur would realistically
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 25, 2016 23:36
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Bright Leaves: Tobacco Auction

Here the filmmaker describes a journey taken across the social, economic, and psychological tobacco terrain of North Carolina by a native Carolinian, Ross McElwee, whose great-grandfather created the famous brand of tobacco known as "Bull Durham." A subje
New York Times
added Apr 25, 2016 22:54
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[North Carolina] ITG Brands confirms plans to cut 375 workers, one-third of production staff

The plant’s 1,100 legacy Lorillard Inc.’s 1,100 production workers have been preparing for such a blow ever since rumors surfaced in March 2014 about Reynolds American Inc. buying their company to acquire Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol cigarette a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2016 22:47
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: 375 Workers To Be Laid Off From Greensboro's ITG Brands

The company says the layoffs are a direct result of a decrease in the amount of products made. ITG Brands is only producing half as many cigarettes as they once made before the merger with RAI. A spokesperson for ITG Brands, Mark Smith, says they neede
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Apr 23, 2016 20:37
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