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[North Carolina] Cigarette Plant Will Be Turned Into A Factory For Solar And Wind Farm Batteries

the once booming Phillip Morris cigarette plant in Concord, North Carolina has been reborn into a facility that churns out batteries for solar and wind farms. Swiss startup battery manufacturer Alevo plans to open up the 3.5 million square-foot plant Tue
Think Progress (blog)
added Oct 31, 2014 11:15
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[North Carolina] Reynolds may have to include Doral in deal

may have to add a fourth cigarette brand to secure Federal Trade Commission approval for its proposed $27.4 billion purchase of rival Lorillard Inc., essentially to buy top U.S. menthol brand Newport. Reynolds updated its legal disclaimer last week involv
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 30, 2014 14:19
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[North Carolina] Hidden History of Winston-Salem / Six stories from Forsyth County’s past you probably haven’t heard.

William Neal Reynolds...in his will: That his 1,100 acre estate, Tanglewood, be turned into a public park for the citizens of Forsyth County—but only the white citizens.... While many know R.J. Reynolds as a tobacco tycoon...he had a superstitious side...
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 30, 2014 14:17
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[North Carolina] Imperial Tobacco chooses Greensboro for headquarters of new company

Imperial Tobacco Group, the British tobacco maker that is planning to take over Lorillard's facilities and its 2,900-person work force, said Wednesday that it has selected Greensboro as the headquarters location for a new company it is forming in anticip
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Oct 25, 2014 18:07
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[North Carolina] Holy smoke! Reynolds American adopts no-smoking policy

“Recognizing that indoor smoking restrictions are the norm today, and most people expect a smokefree workplace environment, we believe we are better aligning our tobacco use policies with those we’re seeing in the general public.” Howard said the design
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:48
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[North Carolina] Imperial Tobacco Selects Greensboro for New U.S. HQ

The acquisition will make Imperial Tobacco the third largest tobacco company in the United States, with a 10% share of the cigarette market. Following consummation of the acquired brands and assets, the new company will be based at Lorillard's current h
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:03
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Mecklenburg County approves smoking ban

With just one vote against, Mecklenburg County now moves forward with a ban on smoking on government property. It's a move that county health director Dr. Marcus Plescia believes could save hundreds to thousands of lives in the future. "Not just that w
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Oct 23, 2014 16:27
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[North Carolina] Imperial confirms: New company will be based in Greensboro

confirmed today that it has chosen Greensboro as the headquarters for the new company it will form after a complex deal with Lorillard and Reynolds American is complete. Although the news had been widely expected, the British company settled the matter wi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2014 14:23
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[North Carolina] Reynolds to snuff out smoking in its facilities

Want to know how far the no-smoking movement has come? Starting in 2015, Reynolds American Inc. and its subsidiaries will launch a no-smoking policy within its facilities, save for in designated smoking areas. Employees were told of the changes Wednesday
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2014 14:22
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[North Carolina] Lorillard posts 12 percent gain in net income

Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2014 14:20
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