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[North Carolina] Tobacco bonds may face accelerated defaults

But as tobacco shipments decline, so does the amount of MSA payments. Makers of e-cigs and vapor cigarettes are not subject currently to the MSA, so as smokers switch to those products, cigarette shipments and payments decline further. That trend led Moo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 30, 2014 08:27
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[North Carolina] McCrory to attend Reynolds announcement Friday

As Forsyth County awaits a potential major production and jobs announcement from Reynolds American Inc. on Friday speculation flared again Wednesday about the company buying Lorillard Inc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 22, 2014 10:13
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[North Carolina] Letter: Tobacco

The settlement dollars went up in smoke years ago and smokers will put their dollars up in smoke to pay for the whole mess for years to come. The silliness of this whole scenario is obvious.
New Bern (NC) Sun-Journal
added Jun 28, 2013 14:16
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[North Carolina] LETTER: Smoking ban violates the rights of smokers

By forcing smokers out of the public eye society is subtly implying that not only is smoking bad, but that those who smoke are bad people who need to hide this habit from the rest of us.
Daily Tar Heel (UNC)
added Oct 10, 2012 04:39
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UNDER THE DOME ‘It really hits North Carolina’: China goes after tobacco in latest tariff fight

North Carolina exported more than $156 million in leaf tobacco to China in 2017, making the nation the largest consumer of the state’s tobacco in the world. That number is already down from more than $184 million in 2015 and $166 million in 2016, accordi
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 5, 2018 04:40
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[North Carolina] Reynolds vote will proceed / Details of agreement with shareholder group now available

The pivotal shareholder meetings of Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. will proceed as planned Jan. 28 as part of an agreement that settles a portion of a lawsuit targeting Reynolds' $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2015 02:30
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AUDIO: What The Reynolds/Lorillard Merger Says About Tobacco In North Carolina

Host Frank Stasio talks with Richard Craver, reporter for the Winston-Salem Journal, and Andrew Brod, economics professor at UNC-Greensboro, about the evolution of the tobacco industry in North Carolina.
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Jan 13, 2015 15:26
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[North Carolina] Filings detail talks ahead of Lorillard deal

A narrative on Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. reveals how Lorillard’s board of directors broke talks off twice — most recently in March — before securing the $68 per share commitment that sealed the deal.
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Oct 22, 2014 08:25
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[North Carolina] Tobacco companies pursue more vapor innovations

As the industry, politicians and anti-tobacco advocates awaits e-cig guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration, two companies – Logic and Fin – are moving forward with advancements in their personalized vapor products. Lorillard Inc. is preparing
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 12, 2014 10:12
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[Canada, USA, New York, North Carolina] Police deal blow to tobacco smuggling ring

Police forces on both sides of the Canada-U. S. border have dealt a major blow to an illegal tobacco ring that they say was linked to the Mafia... Residents of Kahnawake said it was the first time they'd heard police refer to "aboriginal organized crime"
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 15, 2014 10:25
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