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[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

[North Carolina] Defendant asks for dismissal of patent infringement lawsuit

A defendant in a lawsuit involving electronic cigarette patent infringement has filed for a dismissal of the case. Lorillard Inc. and Ballantyne Brands LLC of Charlotte are among 11 being sued by a wholly owned subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc. c
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 5, 2014 09:05

[Canada, USA, New York, North Carolina] Police bust Quebec tobacco ring that allegedly involved Montreal's Italian Mafia

Police arrested 28 people Wednesday in a crackdown on tobacco trafficking that operated on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border and allegedly involved Montreal's Italian Mafia and aboriginal organized crime. They said the alleged fraud amounted to $30 mi
Canadian Press
added Apr 30, 2014 23:27

[Canada, USA, North Carolina] VIDEO: Police arrest 28 in tobacco busts

Police have arrested 28 suspects and are on the hunt for seven others in a major tobacco raid Wednesday. Police raided 32 locations and seized $450,000 in cash, ... Surete du Quebec Sgt. Joyce Kemp said the bulk tobacco which made its way into Canada
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 30, 2014 23:03

[North Carolina] FLOC putting pressure on Reynolds

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee ... its president, Baldemar Velasquez, will speak today at the annual shareholder meeting of British American Tobacco Ltd. ... FLOC has identified a number of problems at tobacco farms, including fatalities, sub-mi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 30, 2014 12:15
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