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[North Carolina] Big Tobacco is back trying to influence elections – especially in NC

activity was its steepest in 14 years, as it spent more than $1.1 million to support Grow NC Strong, a group that attacked Deborah Ross, who ran an unsuccessful challenge against Sen. Richard Burr...attack ad against Ross that had nothing to do with tobac
McClatchy Newspapers
added Feb 11, 2017 17:12
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[North Carolina] Grow NC Strong: Donors

1 Rai Services Co $1,100,000 $0 $1,100,000 / 7 Altria Client Services $25,000 $0 $25,000 / 10 Alliance One International $10,000 $0 $10,000
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:55
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[North Carolina] Grow NC Strong

Discloses Donors? YES Viewpoint: CONSERVATIVE Type of group: SUPER PAC Supports: Thom Tillis (R-NC) Grand Total Spent on 2016 Federal Elections: $1,273,880
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:53
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[North Carolina] The Briefcase: N.C. Appeals Court denies BAT appeal on shareholder lawsuit

The state Court of Appeals has denied an appeal by British American Tobacco Plc involving a N.C. Business Court decision related to shareholder lawsuit claims against Reynolds American Inc. and its board of directors. The decision was reached Feb. 2
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 10, 2017 19:41
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[North Carolina] Reynolds finishes fiscal 2016 with solid profit gains

Reynolds American Inc. finished fiscal 2016 – likely its last year as an independent publicly traded company – with a sizable increase in adjusted revenue and earnings. The company reported Thursday having a 32.3 percent uptick in adjusted net income to
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 10, 2017 19:40
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[North Carolina] Chukwu: A stronger tobacco policy for ECU

This is the emotional pain that smoking can bring about. As I listened to my friend’s story, I was motivated to help implement policies on ECU’s campus. Currently, the Faculty Senate, Student Assembly and 30 campus organizations are supporting a stronger
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Feb 9, 2017 09:13
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[North Carolina] The Briefcase: American Spirit marketing lawsuit hearing set

A federal judge has set May 12 for a hearing on whether to dismiss a consolidated lawsuit targeting Natural American Spirit super-premium cigarettes....In 2015, the Food and Drug Administration sent Santa Fe and two other manufacturers warning letters abo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 7, 2017 16:44
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[North Carolina] Nicotine addiction remains a danger to WNC as popularity of e-cigarettes grows

the state is beginning to worry about the cigarette’s trendy younger sibling: e-cigarettes...have become commonplace in Asheville, and licensed clinical addiction specialist Sheila McKeon notes, “You can’t walk downtown without seeing people pouring out o
Mountain Xpress
added Feb 6, 2017 18:02
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[North Carolina] Local communities cross fingers as corporations are sold

To the buyer goes the headquarters spoils. At least that’s the way it tends to work out when one corporation buys another.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 29, 2017 17:15
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[North Carolina] Altria Group buys Nat Sherman parent company

A privately held tobacco manufacturer, Sherman Group Holdings LLC, has been sold to Altria Group Inc., giving it a potential rival for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in the super-premium category. Sherman Group is the parent company of Nat Sherman, which mak
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 26, 2017 18:31
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