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[North Carolina] Newport sales continue to bolster Reynolds' quarterly profit

ded its first 12-month reporting period a clear profit winner from its acquisition of Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol cigarette. Reynolds reported Tuesday a 43 percent increase in adjusted net income to $828 million in the second quarter. Net sales
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2016 17:13

[North Carolina] Japan Tobacco faces stiff challenge in trying to light up sales for discount brand

The marketing and selling of LD, which originated in Russia, represents a full-circle U.S. branding initiative by JTI. The subsidiary was formed in 1999 as part of Japan Tobacco Group’s $8 billion purchase of the non-U.S. rights to Reynolds’ cigarette br
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 23, 2016 17:56

[North Carolina, South Carolina] Japan Tobacco Has High Hopes for Low-Priced Cigarettes

is now marketing its low-priced LD cigarette brand at retail stores in North Carolina and South Carolina, according to The Wall Street Journal. The market area puts it squarely in the backyards of the No. 2 and No. 3 players. Reynolds America Inc. (RAI)
Convenience Store News
added Jul 22, 2016 23:45

[North Carolina] Japan Tobacco Muscles Into American Market With LD Brand

Japan Tobacco instead has zeroed in on independent retailers, such as Monroe Convenience in Charlotte, N.C. Already, Japan Tobacco has upped its U.S. staff by a fifth; it also acquired U.S. e-cig firm Logic Technology Development in 2015.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:27

[North Carolina, South Carolina] Japan Tobacco Bringing Low-Priced Cigarette Brand to U.S.

The $2.81-a-pack price tag for LD cigarettes compares with Marlboro at $4.92 and puts it in position to challenge discount brands L&M at $3.69 and Pall Mall at $3.49, said the report. The red, blue, green and silver packs of cigarettes bearing the LD lo
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 18, 2016 17:46

[North Carolina] Japan Tobacco Brings Cheap Cigarettes to the U.S. ($$)

At a Valero gas station near downtown Greensboro, N.C., the company’s LD cigarettes have prime placement, at about eye level in the middle of the section, allowing them to stand out alongside established brands like Marlboro, Newport and...
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 18, 2016 17:45

[North Carolina, Virginia] ARCHIVE: In New York, a Black Market For Illegal Cigarettes Thrives

There has long been a black market for cigarettes in New York. Organized crime would distribute untaxed cartons -- which usually just "fell off a truck" -- at mob establishments. But the current commerce is more do-it-yourself, at least for now, police a
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 14, 2016 15:50

[North Carolina] Gov'ts mixed on smoke bans

In the six years since North Carolina banned smoking in restaurants and bars – realizing major health gains along the way – local governments are a patchwork quilt of partial bans of tobacco use, according to reports from the state's Tobacco Prevention a
Elizabeth City (NC) Daily Advance
added Jul 2, 2016 16:25

[North Carolina] Study finds no link to low nicotine cigarettes, higher alcohol use

The smokers consumed over a six-week period cigarettes with a normal level of nicotine at 15.8 milligrams, moderate nicotine levels of 5.2 milligrams and the very low nicotine cigarettes made by 22nd Century Group with 0.4 to 2.4 milligrams of nicotine.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 1, 2016 21:22

[North Carolina] 'Life on the Hollar Farm' honors family history

Cleve Hollar has written a book about growing up on a Yadkin County tobacco farm.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 24, 2016 15:35
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