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[North Carolina] Imperial Tobacco revenue off 4 percent, company confident of deal

is a key third-party participant in Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion offer to buy Lorillard Inc., essentially to acquire the Newport traditional cigarette menthol brand. Imperial has agreed to pay Reynolds $7.1 billion for Lorillard’s operations in
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 7, 2015 13:35
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[North Carolina] Officials: Smoking caused fatal fire

A burning cigarette is the cause of a fire that killed a 53-year-old Greenville woman at her apartment on Friday, officials said. Greenville Fire-Rescue was dispatched at 5:01 a.m. to Oak Haven Senior Village at 506 Mattox Road, Battalion Chief Shannon
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Aug 31, 2012 17:37
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[North Carolina] Senator asks FDA for clarity on consequences of new e-cig rules

A Republican Senate committee chairman has sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking “for assistance in understanding the consequences” of its new rules on electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 27, 2016 11:41
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[North Carolina] Carolina Beach to draft smoking ban for some areas

To a light applause, the Carolina Beach Town Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to instruct town staff to prepare an ordinance banning smoking in some areas of the beach.
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Jul 11, 2012 06:23
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[North Carolina] Duke Homestead: Cultivation of a Tobacco Empire

The trek back to Orange County following the Civil War marked the beginning of Washington Duke's rise to prominence in the tobacco business. He gathered his family and returned to his virtually barren homeplace. Having been unable to make the proper paym
Duke Homestead
added Oct 24, 2013 03:23
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Proposed Cuts to North Carolina's Highly Successful Tobacco Prevention Programs Will Hurt Kids and Increase Health Care Costs

We urge the North Carolina General Assembly to reject a legislative committee's proposal to slash funding for the state's highly successful tobacco prevention programs and instead maintain funding at the current level of $17.3 million a year. It would be
PR Newswire
added May 28, 2012 14:28
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[North Carolina] Reynolds executives express optimism, rather than gloom, with new FDA rules

During a London presentation... Cameron said she was pleased with the FDA’s tone and language with the new rules, particularly the FDA’s recognition “that vapor products can play an important role in reducing the harm caused by smoking.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 29, 2016 14:31
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[North Carolina] Lawsuit targets British American’s role in Reynolds deal

wants the deal blocked essentially because British American Tobacco PLC is protecting its 42 percent Reynolds stake at the expense of public shareholders. The Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable Trust is suing Reynolds, its board — which includes top execu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 11, 2014 15:39
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[North Carolina] FDA proposes new regulations on cigar industry

Part of the new regulations would require cigar manufacturers to report and submit product and ingredient listings. The new regulations also include new health warning label rules. The FDA does not deny that the new regulations could place a serious fin
WBTV Channel 3 CBS (Charlotte, NC)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:06
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[Delaware, North Carolina] Regulatory filing discloses new details of Reynolds/Lorillard deal

Lorillard Inc. has provided further insight into negotiations that led it to accept a $27.4 billion offer from Reynolds American Inc. in an attempt to partially settle a shareholder lawsuit filed in Delaware. Lorillard disclosed details of its agreement
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 20, 2015 13:01
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