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[China, North Carolina] Meet the N.C. tobacco industry's best export customer

China, which has an estimated 350 million smokers, is its biggest customer, purchasing 80 percent of the state's flue-cured tobacco production, reports the Star-News. Tobacco remains North Carolina's largest cash crop, with farmers exporting about $766 mi
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added May 12, 2014 11:58

[North Carolina] Cigarettes going up 6 cents a pack

Cigarette prices have increased again, as tobacco manufacturers continue to test how far they can stretch costs before getting significant consumer pushback. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. confirmed Friday the list price was increased by 6 cents a pack for al
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 10, 2014 16:25

[North Carolina] NC tobacco farms grow in size, shrink in number

The changes are largely the result of the end of a Great Depression-era quota and price support system 10 years ago that drove consolidation of the tobacco-growing business. The 2012 census, the latest of a report that comes out every five years, shows
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added May 11, 2014 12:56

[North Carolina] Reynolds ($$)

The priority issue is the workers' right to association in terms of forming a union, and right to ask for wage increases without fear of retaliation. "They have been lukewarm about the issue, knowing that only when the workers themselves are fully at the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 10, 2014 16:24

[North Carolina] Debate over farm labor more civil at this year's Reynolds American meeting

shareholders have rejected numerous advocacy-group proposals since 2005, including the following: Creating a human rights protocol for the company and its supply chain suppliers. Phasing out “conventional” cigarette manufacturing. Reviewing Internet and t
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 9, 2014 15:26
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[North Carolina] Panel OKs nomination of RJR building for registry

The former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. headquarters has received the first key approval in the company’s effort to have it placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 9, 2014 15:25
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[North Carolina] Reynolds shareholders meeting goes smoothly

A civil exchange of dialogue, particularly about labor and living conditions of tobacco farm workers, emerged again Thursday at Reynolds American Inc.’s annual shareholder meeting. From several years, exchanges at the meetings were often tense and antago
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 9, 2014 15:24

[North Carolina] RAI issues results of 2014 shareholders’ meeting; Announces quarterly cash dividend (PDF)

announced that at the company’s annual meeting today, shareholders elected two new directors and re-elected four directors; approved RAI’s Amended and Restated 2009 Omnibus Incentive Compensation Plan; approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of n
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 8, 2014 15:24

[North Carolina] Insurers get guidance on plans to help smokers quit ($$)

The Obama administration has issued further guidance on how insurers are to cover treatment programs aimed at helping individuals quit smoking. The guidelines came from the three federal departments — Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury — with
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 6, 2014 10:48

[North Carolina] Boutique cigar and pipe lounge focuses on cigar culture

The men were customers at Twin City Cigar Co., a boutique cigar and pipe lounge on Mill Street, just off Stratford. John Anetrella opened the business, which focuses strictly on pipe tobacco and cigars, in January 2013. The lounge is housed in a building
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 4, 2014 23:25
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