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[North Carolina, South Carolina] Study: Lifetime of smoking costs more than $1M

According to a recent Wallethub study, smokers in the Carolinas can save themselves an average of over $1 million by cutting the dangerous habit. The study, which was developed to encourage smokers to quit the habit, calculated the potential monetary lo
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13
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[North Carolina] Traditional cigarette sales remain on decline in December

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s gain in Newport sales and increased pricing were not enough to help the company defy an overall industry sales decline during December. Reynolds experienced a 2.4 percent drop-off during a four-week period that ended Dec. 31,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 13, 2017 17:59
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[China, North Carolina] Imperial launches joint venture with top global manufacturer

Analysts say the partnership with China National Tobacco Corp., owned by the Chinese government, and subsidiary Yunnan Tobacco could pave the way for a takeover of Imperial. Imperial, which owns U.S. subsidiary ITG Brands LLC of Greensboro, has been rum
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 12, 2017 15:28
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[North Carolina] Analyst: Discount rumors of snag in BAT bid for Reynolds

Herzog issued an update... “We encourage investors to ignore the latest round of speculation in the press that negotiations have ‘stalled’ over concerns related to valuing Reynolds’ Core (heat-not-burn tobacco) product, which recently completed the first
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 10, 2017 17:12
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[North Carolina] PCC Notes: Grant results in task force exploring possibility of smoke-free campus

A $7,500-grant is giving a Pitt Community College task force the opportunity to explore the possibility of a smoke-free campus while raising awareness of the health risks posed by tobacco products. According to PCC Student Support Manager/PCC Global Dire
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Jan 8, 2017 14:21
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[North Carolina] Former RJR Nabisco CEO Johnson dies, leaves controversial legacy

F. Ross Johnson, the former top executive of RJR Nabisco and perhaps the most vilified businessman in local history, died Thursday of pneumonia at age 85. Johnson’s death was confirmed by a spokesman, multiple media outlets reported Saturday.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 1, 2017 14:10
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[North Carolina] F. Ross Johnson's impact lives on at Reynolds American, despite his 1988 departure

Johnson died Thursday at age 85. The $25.4 billion-leverage buyout by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts in November 1988, which Johnson set in motion as RJR Nabisco’s chief executive through his management buyout attempt, unleashed a painful cycle of deals and re
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 1, 2017 14:03
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[North Carolina] Cigar warning labels are not equally believable among adolescents

A majority of adolescents in the United States report current cigar warning labels to be very believable... But significant differences exist in the believability of specific cigar warnings, suggesting that more work is needed to establish the best warni
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Dec 29, 2016 12:45
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[North Carolina] Potential deal for Reynolds tops business stories for 2016

The top Triad business story in a very busy and volatile 2016 — the potential for British American Tobacco Plc to completely acquire Reynolds American Inc. — is likely to keep about 2,000 local employees, elected officials and the region on edge well into
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 28, 2016 14:51
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[North Carolina] N.C. Appeals Court rules BAT had fiduciary duty in Reynolds-Lorillard deal

The state Court of Appeals has affirmed an N.C. Business Court decision to dismiss shareholder lawsuit claims against Reynolds American Inc. and its board of directors. However, the court kept alive Tuesday a series of claims against British American To
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 24, 2016 14:17
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