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[North Carolina] Reynolds-Lorillard deal gets FTC clearance

The FTC vote to accept the proposed consent order for public comment was 3-2, with Commissioners Julie Brill and Joshua D. Wright voting "no" and issuing dissenting statements, according to the press release. The public comment period starts Tuesday and
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added May 27, 2015 02:37
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[North Carolina] Judge orders NC sheriff to stop interfering with attempts to call witnesses in lawsuit over brutal arrest

a federal lawsuit filed by a man who suffered broken bones and other injuries during an arrest.... Thomas said he became disoriented after working with chemicals in a tobacco field at his farm, jumped out of a pickup, and destroyed a woman’s decorative fe
Raw Story
added May 27, 2015 02:13
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[North Carolina] Like A Brand Should? Winston places high in value ranking of N.C. corporate and product brands

Winston is third in the state with a brand value of $3.13 billion, down from $3.96 billion in 2014. It is ranked 193rd nationally ...Reynolds has agreed to sell Winston and two other brands -- Salem and Kool – to Imperial. Winston’s brand value is 60 per
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 25, 2015 10:50
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[North Carolina] Smoking, tobacco ban off to uneventful start

It’s been just over three months since the Town of Mint Hill adopted a smoke-free stance in and around government grounds, vehicles and property and went tobacco-free in Mecklenburg County parks, but you’d hardly know the ban was implemented.
Mint Hill (NC) Times
added May 22, 2015 19:02
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[North Carolina] Cigarette prices head upwards again

"Overall, this price increase is positive and demonstrates the industry still has very strong pricing power," Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog said." This is coming on the heels of several quarters of very strong pricing."
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 16, 2015 09:13
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[North Carolina] Another round of cigarette price increases set to begin

with Philip Morris USA leading the way with a 7-cent per pack increase. Philip Morris confirmed today that the 2 percent list-price increase begins Sunday on its core cigarette brands, foremost top-selling Marlboro. It also includes a 7-cent per on Marlbo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 15, 2015 09:37
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[North Carolina] Amended deal gives Targacept top capital stake

Targacept Inc. shareholders could become the majority capital owner of a merged biopharmaceutical company under an amended deal with privately held Catalyst Biosciences Inc. Targacept said today that its shareholders would own at least 42 percent of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 14, 2015 12:31
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[North Carolina] Man says UNC doctor billed him for smoking

And then it was 'Oh, well stop. That's dumb. That's stupid,'" Hill said. Hill didn't give the lecture a second thought until he got the bill. On top of the $300 for the visit, he noticed a $33 "tobacco use cessation" charge.
WTVD ABC 11 (Durham, NC)
added May 12, 2015 00:30
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[North Carolina] Fire marshal: Cigarette responsible for Foscoe fire

A fire that destroyed the Coffey Break apartments in Foscoe likely began after a resident discarded smoking material into the wastebasket of a lower unit apartment...was insured for $250,000, but it would likely cost around $600,000 to completely rebuild
Watauga (NC) Democrat
added May 11, 2015 22:23
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[North Carolina] A thawing relationship / Company, farm-worker union become more civil

That doesn't mean, however, that the Farm Labor Organizing Committee is easing up on its prodding of Reynolds' board of directors to push the company's contract tobacco growers harder on worker-safety issues.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 8, 2015 12:15
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