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[North Carolina] Reynolds American's 4Q profit falls on higher costs

fourth-quarter profit fell 49 percent on pension charges and other costs ahead of the closing of its planned $25 billion takeover of Newport seller Lorillard Inc. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company said Tuesday that it earned $148 million, or 28
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2015 17:14

[North Carolina] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company enters agreement to donate Whitaker Park, certain surrounding buildings to local redevelopment group (PDF)

has entered into an agreement to donate a significant portion of the Whitaker Park manufacturing plant and certain surrounding properties to a local redevelopment group, WPDA, Inc. (WPDA). WPDA is a nonprofit corporation created by Winston-Salem Business
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jan 7, 2015 13:51

[North Carolina] Proposed ordinance targets tobacco shops in Fayetteville

A police-driven proposal seeks to more tightly regulate the more than 60 shops, which department leaders say often are targets of robberies and some of which have seen drug activity, shootings and illegal gambling. The proposed city ordinance would limit
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jan 3, 2015 11:58

[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

[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

[North Carolina] Have a whirl through Wilson

Wilson is full of pleasant surprises and interesting discoveries. For instance, did you know that this North Carolina city was once the world's largest Bright Leaf Tobacco market and is now the first city in the state to build its own fiber-optic Interne
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2014 10:33

[North Carolina] Judge rejects Phelps' bid

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge denied Wednesday the request by convicted felon Calvin Phelps to halt the final liquidation stage for three defunct Mocksville tobacco companies he once owned.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2014 10:32

[North Carolina] Reynolds posts 2.2 percent increase in quarterly income

reported today a 2.2 percent jump in third-quarter net income to $467 million, with higher pricing and market-share gains for Camel offsetting the cost of launching national distribution of electronic cigarette Vuse.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2014 10:30

[North Carolina] Up in smoke

Robeson County tobacco farmers say the end of the federal tobacco buyout program won’t deter them from growing a crop that has supported their farms and families for generations — at least not for a few years.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Oct 6, 2014 18:10

[North Carolina] US: Tobacco Group Adopts Child Labor Protections

North Carolina Growers Advance Efforts to End Hazardous Work
Human Rights Watch
added Oct 5, 2014 22:31
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