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[North Carolina] Game-changer bonuses made to Reynolds employees tied to integration

Reynolds American Inc. did not disclose how much it spent on an incentive initiative tied to the smooth integration of Newport. It is likely that cost information will be disclosed in its fiscal 2016 report due out next month. Reynolds American Inc. conf
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 24, 2017 17:33
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Up in smoke / North Carolina smokers pay$1,151,396 over a lifetime

Wallet Hub released a study looking at the annual and cumulative costs of smoking. According to the study, every year, more than $300 billion is spent by Americans on tobacco and tobacco-related issues. Included in the figure is nearly $170 billion in dir
Bladen (NC) Journal
added Jan 25, 2017 21:50
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[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: Moranda Smith worked to educate and unionize workers at Reynolds, other Southern tobacco plants in ‘40s

When Klan members heard of her visit to Florida, they tried to force a black worker into divulging her whereabouts. They beat him and threatened him, but he stayed silent. Smith heard of the attack and was furious. Her friends said she walked down the m
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2017 19:07
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[North Carolina] Can secondhand smoke harm a fetus before its conception?

The scientists mimicked the effects of secondhand smoke exposure in female rats before mating, in early gestation and in late gestation. Detrimental effects on fetal brain development were greatest after the pregnant rats were exposed during late gestati
Duke University Chronicle
added Jan 23, 2017 13:11
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[North Carolina] Reynolds, Gray descendants offer mixed views of Reynolds American's expected sale to BAT

has stirred a mixed bag of emotions from descendants of the R.J. Reynolds and Bowman Gray families... Patrick Reynolds, a grandson of R.J. Reynolds who has become a national anti-tobacco advocate, fears BAT ownership of Reynolds will make his efforts that
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2017 04:24
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[North Carolina] BAT confirms plans to keep Winston-Salem operations

“BAT is confident that not only will the great majority of jobs in the Reynolds family of companies be preserved following completion, but in the future, as a stronger, combined organization, we believe there is a possibility of U.S. job growth and expans
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2017 16:11
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North Carolina High Court Affirms Class Certification In Tobacco-Pricing Suit ($$)

on Dec. 21 found that a trial court was right to certify a class of farmers who were members of a tobacco cooperative and alleged that it expelled them and used money they helped to generate after finding that there was not a conflict of interest between
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 23, 2017 19:29
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[North Carolina] BAT executive Nicandro Durante says Reynolds remains compelling growth target

Adding a $2.4 billion sweetener to its $49.4 billion takeover proposal for Reynolds American Inc. was worth the cost for British American Tobacco Plc to re-enter the U.S. marketplace in a major way, its top executive said Tuesday. Nicandro Durante, its
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 18, 2017 00:58
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[North Carolina] Winston-Salem civic, elected officials express confidence in minimal impact from Reynolds sale

expressed confidence Tuesday in Reynolds' local future after hearing BAT has reaffirmed its commitment to "business as usual" with the headquarters and manufacturing production in Forsyth County. “We look forward to continuing to work with Reynolds to ma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 17, 2017 19:38
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[North Carolina] Reynolds board agrees to accept $49.4 billion offer from British American Tobacco

Though the BAT statement did not say how Reynolds would function under BAT ownership, it is likely to be an American-based subsidiary based in Winston-Salem similar to how Brown and Williamson operated. Susan Cameron, who returned as Reynolds’ executive
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 17, 2017 19:38
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