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[North Carolina] BAT names Reynolds representatives to its board as sale closing looms

BAT announced the three independent Reynolds directors who will join the BAT board: Lionel Nowell III, Reynolds’ lead independent director who has been on the Reynolds board since 2007; Holly Koeppel, a board member since 2008; and Luc Jobin, a board mem
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 19:15
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[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: Matchmaker helped move factories to suburbs

This story originally ran in the Winston-Salem Journal on Dec. 12, 1999. / When D.D. Bean and Sons decided to build a match factory in Forsyth County in 1959, there was a certain logic to the company’s decision. After all, Winston-Salem was the cigaret
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 25, 2017 13:59
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[North Carolina] Reynolds shareholders, analysts remain optimistic about sale to BAT

British American Tobacco says it plans to keep Reynolds American’s headquarters in Winston-Salem. The deal becomes final Tuesday. Virgil and Lucy Goode came to Winston-Salem on Wednesday to witness the end of one tobacco industry era and the dawning of
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2017 18:40
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[UK, North Carolina] Reynolds prepares for shareholder vote on sale to BAT

A shareholder vote expected locally for almost 13 years arrives Wednesday. At 9 a.m., Reynolds American Inc. shareholders will determine whether to accept $54.5 billion... Simultaneously, BAT shareholders will vote on whether to approve the purchase and
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2017 13:46
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[Kentucky, North Carolina] Ashland-born Miss America dies at 92

In 1944, Ramey did a song-and-dance routine in winning Miss America. ... A tobacco farm outside Eubank is where Ramey lived until moving to California three months ago. Upset over tobacco regulations, she sued the U.S. Justice Department for $300 billio
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 5, 2017 04:20
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[North Carolina] Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pick

has represented such companies as R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co... "Dreiband has made a career going against women and LGBT rights," McCurdy said, noting his defense of the University of North Carolina in the "bathroom bill" case.
CNN
added Jul 2, 2017 14:24
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[North Carolina] O'Connor: Smoking no longer a luxury

A number of factors are working against tobacco today. Higher taxes mean higher retail prices. Smoking is banned in workplaces, on some public streets and in most facilities, even outdoor stadiums. Health education programs have brought home the anti-tob
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Jun 30, 2017 15:47
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[North Carolina] U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear age-discrimination lawsuit against Reynolds

The decision, released Monday, involves Richard Villarreal, who sued Reynolds and two job-search groups in his attempt to gain work as a territory manager. In October, the full Eleventh Appeals Court ruled that an applicant, in this case Villarreal, cou
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2017 14:16
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[North Carolina] Higher prices keep cigarette manufacturers ahead of sales decline

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. continued to outdo its manufacturing rivals in traditional and electronic cigarette performance during the latest four-week measuring period that ended June 17.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2017 04:26
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[North Carolina] Budget restores limited funding to curb youth tobacco use

“to develop strategies to prevent the use of new and emerging tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, by youth and people of childbearing age.” However, anti-smoking advocates are urging state health officials to embrace e-cigs and vaporizers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 26, 2017 12:41
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