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[Florida, North Carolina] Ruling allowing Engle evidence in future trials makes it harder for tobacco companies in smoking lawsuits

Philip Morris USA spokesman Brian May said the more than 200-page dissenting opinion “provides strong legal ground for review by the U.S. Supreme Court,” May said. “Although we disagree with the decision, it will not meaningfully change the trial struct
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[North Carolina] Executive churn may lower compensation in 2017; 33 made more than $1 million

the 2017 chart will reflect the executive compensation of the new owner. That would include the compensation of Nicandro Durante, the chief executive of British American Tobacco Plc if its $49.4 billion purchase of Reynolds American Inc. closes. Examples
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 21, 2017 20:03
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[North Carolina] Richard Burr Leads Russia Inquiry, Whether He Likes It or Not

In 2009, he tried to filibuster a bill that would allow the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the cigarette industry, a measure that eventually passed.
New York Times
added May 13, 2017 18:37
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[North Carolina] Nebraska factory makes 1.1 billion cigarettes a year

At its peak, Rock River Manufacturing’s 15,000-square-foot plant produces 5,000 cigarettes a minute, or 1.1 billion per year...Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe.
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 21:25
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century Raises 2017 Revenue Projection to $16Million – Another Record Year

the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, NASCO Products, recently entered into substantial new manufacturing agreements for the production of filtered cigars and other tobacco products. The products to be manufactured by 22nd Century as a result of these ex
Business Wire
added May 9, 2017 20:13
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[North Carolina] Trump administration delays e-cig guidelines

The Trump administration is giving federal health officials more time to evaluate Obama administration-era guidelines on electronic cigarettes, vaporizers and other innovative nicotine and tobacco products. As a result, rules that were supposed to go in
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added May 8, 2017 14:30
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[North Carolina] The Briefcase: Reynolds board names Cameron as chairwoman, declares dividend

said Thursday it has elected Susan Cameron as non-executive chairwoman, effective Monday. Cameron had served as executive chairman since Jan. 1 after retiring for a second time as chief executive. Her employment contract expired Sunday.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 5, 2017 01:53
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century gets FDA authorization for low-nicotine cigarette clinical trial

The authorization represents the latest research step for 22nd Century, which is based in Clarence, N.Y. It opened a production facility in Mocksville in 2014 through acquiring the production equipment of defunct Renegade Tobacco Inc. It has 39 employees.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 3, 2017 22:51
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[North Carolina] Federal appeals court sides with Reynolds on retirement plan dispute

A federal appeals court ruled Friday on a 2-1 vote that the RJR Pension Investment committee did fulfill its fiduciary duties in a case involving its retirement plans. The case involves plaintiff Richard Tatum; Reynolds, through its former affiliation wi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2017 22:17
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[North Carolina] Countrywide smoking ban could mean eviction for those who light up

All public housing is going smoke-free in the U.S., and residents who light up in their homes could be evicted. The Charlotte Housing Authority has already banned smoking in its high-rises, and officials are in the process of doing same to its other prop
WSOC-TV Channel 9 (Charlotte, NC)
added Apr 29, 2017 03:09
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