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[North Carolina] 22nd Century posts mixed second-quarter results; revenue and earnings loss up

22nd Century Group Inc. disclosed Wednesday an increased second-quarter loss from ratcheting up production expenses related to its very-low-nicotine cigarettes and other tobacco styles. The loss was $3.35 million compared with a loss of $2.9 million a y
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10

[North Carolina] Report shows some progress, some setbacks in county health

Allyson Smith, the health department’s tobacco prevention and control coordinator, reported on the county’s efforts to reduce secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing by 10 percent annually and reduce smoking in community parks by the same amount.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Aug 10, 2017 16:08

[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: R.J. Reynolds' funeral brought city to a standstill

He was 68 and had been sick for a year. But the death of R.J. Reynolds 70 years ago, on July 29, 1918, was still a blow to Winston-Salem.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 8, 2017 15:19

[North Carolina] Gene mutations may play role in blacks' higher cancer death rates

Gene mutations may play a pivotal role in why African-Americans are more likely to die from smoking-related cancers than whites, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers said Monday....Researchers found the black patients had an increased mutation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 7, 2017 13:31

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: Worth the wait

Reynolds and Winston-Salem grew up together. The city has, during the past few decades, expanded, diversified and strengthened its corporate base and its cultural identity. It has changed to meet the future. Reynolds has as well. The merger is the lates
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 15:11

[North Carolina] Reynolds ends public corporate life with 15 percent jump in quarterly profit

Reynolds American Inc. finished its final full quarter as an independent corporation with a 15.4 percent increase in second-quarter net income to $919 million. British American Tobacco Plc completed July 25 the purchase of the 57.8 percent of Reynolds i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 15:08

[North Carolina] FDA focus on menthol flavoring, low nicotine levels rattles investors

Menthol’s popularity with smokers led Reynolds American Inc. to spend $29.25 billion in June 2015 to acquire Newport from Lorillard Inc. Reynolds, now fully owned by British American Tobacco PLC, holds 56 percent of the U.S. menthol cigarette market shar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2017 19:47

[North Carolina] Facebook: Reynolds American sale

We asked our Facebook audience how they feel now that the purchase of Reynolds American is complete. Here is what two of them had to say: “Sad for our city and history.” — Michael Sherwood-Peatross “I feel sad, too. I went to work for RJR in 1955 when
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 27, 2017 20:01

[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

[North Carolina] Reynolds American now entirely owned by British American Tobacco

With the $54.5 billion sale of Reynolds American, the city will lose one of its three Fortune 500 companies.... “This is a transformational deal,” BAT Chief Executive Nicandro Durante said in a statement. “We will take the best of the best from both busin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 19:13
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