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[North Carolina] Reynolds, Gray descendants offer mixed views of Reynolds American's expected sale to BAT

has stirred a mixed bag of emotions from descendants of the R.J. Reynolds and Bowman Gray families... Patrick Reynolds, a grandson of R.J. Reynolds who has become a national anti-tobacco advocate, fears BAT ownership of Reynolds will make his efforts that
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2017 04:24

[North Carolina] BAT confirms plans to keep Winston-Salem operations

“BAT is confident that not only will the great majority of jobs in the Reynolds family of companies be preserved following completion, but in the future, as a stronger, combined organization, we believe there is a possibility of U.S. job growth and expans
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2017 16:11

[North Carolina] BAT executive Nicandro Durante says Reynolds remains compelling growth target

Adding a $2.4 billion sweetener to its $49.4 billion takeover proposal for Reynolds American Inc. was worth the cost for British American Tobacco Plc to re-enter the U.S. marketplace in a major way, its top executive said Tuesday. Nicandro Durante, its
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 18, 2017 00:58

[North Carolina] Winston-Salem civic, elected officials express confidence in minimal impact from Reynolds sale

expressed confidence Tuesday in Reynolds' local future after hearing BAT has reaffirmed its commitment to "business as usual" with the headquarters and manufacturing production in Forsyth County. “We look forward to continuing to work with Reynolds to ma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 17, 2017 19:38

[North Carolina] Reynolds board agrees to accept $49.4 billion offer from British American Tobacco

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. Susan Cameron, who returned as Reynolds’ executive
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 17, 2017 19:38
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[North Carolina, South Carolina] Study: Lifetime of smoking costs more than $1M

According to a recent Wallethub study, smokers in the Carolinas can save themselves an average of over $1 million by cutting the dangerous habit. The study, which was developed to encourage smokers to quit the habit, calculated the potential monetary lo
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13

[North Carolina] Traditional cigarette sales remain on decline in December

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s gain in Newport sales and increased pricing were not enough to help the company defy an overall industry sales decline during December. Reynolds experienced a 2.4 percent drop-off during a four-week period that ended Dec. 31,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 13, 2017 17:59

[China, North Carolina] Imperial launches joint venture with top global manufacturer

Analysts say the partnership with China National Tobacco Corp., owned by the Chinese government, and subsidiary Yunnan Tobacco could pave the way for a takeover of Imperial. Imperial, which owns U.S. subsidiary ITG Brands LLC of Greensboro, has been rum
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 12, 2017 15:28

[North Carolina] Analyst: Discount rumors of snag in BAT bid for Reynolds

Herzog issued an update... “We encourage investors to ignore the latest round of speculation in the press that negotiations have ‘stalled’ over concerns related to valuing Reynolds’ Core (heat-not-burn tobacco) product, which recently completed the first
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 10, 2017 17:12

[North Carolina] PCC Notes: Grant results in task force exploring possibility of smoke-free campus

A $7,500-grant is giving a Pitt Community College task force the opportunity to explore the possibility of a smoke-free campus while raising awareness of the health risks posed by tobacco products. According to PCC Student Support Manager/PCC Global Dire
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Jan 8, 2017 14:21
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