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[North Carolina] The Briefcase: American Spirit marketing lawsuit hearing set

A federal judge has set May 12 for a hearing on whether to dismiss a consolidated lawsuit targeting Natural American Spirit super-premium cigarettes....In 2015, the Food and Drug Administration sent Santa Fe and two other manufacturers warning letters abo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 7, 2017 16:44
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[North Carolina] Nicotine addiction remains a danger to WNC as popularity of e-cigarettes grows

the state is beginning to worry about the cigarette’s trendy younger sibling: e-cigarettes...have become commonplace in Asheville, and licensed clinical addiction specialist Sheila McKeon notes, “You can’t walk downtown without seeing people pouring out o
Mountain Xpress
added Feb 6, 2017 18:02
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[North Carolina] Local communities cross fingers as corporations are sold

To the buyer goes the headquarters spoils. At least that’s the way it tends to work out when one corporation buys another.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 29, 2017 17:15
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[North Carolina] Altria Group buys Nat Sherman parent company

A privately held tobacco manufacturer, Sherman Group Holdings LLC, has been sold to Altria Group Inc., giving it a potential rival for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in the super-premium category. Sherman Group is the parent company of Nat Sherman, which mak
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 26, 2017 18:31
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Up in smoke / North Carolina smokers pay$1,151,396 over a lifetime

Wallet Hub released a study looking at the annual and cumulative costs of smoking. According to the study, every year, more than $300 billion is spent by Americans on tobacco and tobacco-related issues. Included in the figure is nearly $170 billion in dir
Bladen (NC) Journal
added Jan 25, 2017 21:50
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: NC fails American Lung Association's tobacco control report card

With low funding for tobacco control programs and one of the nation's lowest cigarette taxes, North Carolina was one of five states that failed all five categories in the American Lung Association's State of Tobacco Control report that was released Wednes
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:09
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[North Carolina] Game-changer bonuses made to Reynolds employees tied to integration

Reynolds American Inc. did not disclose how much it spent on an incentive initiative tied to the smooth integration of Newport. It is likely that cost information will be disclosed in its fiscal 2016 report due out next month. Reynolds American Inc. conf
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 24, 2017 17:33
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North Carolina High Court Affirms Class Certification In Tobacco-Pricing Suit ($$)

on Dec. 21 found that a trial court was right to certify a class of farmers who were members of a tobacco cooperative and alleged that it expelled them and used money they helped to generate after finding that there was not a conflict of interest between
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 23, 2017 19:29
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[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: Moranda Smith worked to educate and unionize workers at Reynolds, other Southern tobacco plants in ‘40s

When Klan members heard of her visit to Florida, they tried to force a black worker into divulging her whereabouts. They beat him and threatened him, but he stayed silent. Smith heard of the attack and was furious. Her friends said she walked down the m
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2017 19:07
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[North Carolina] Can secondhand smoke harm a fetus before its conception?

The scientists mimicked the effects of secondhand smoke exposure in female rats before mating, in early gestation and in late gestation. Detrimental effects on fetal brain development were greatest after the pregnant rats were exposed during late gestati
Duke University Chronicle
added Jan 23, 2017 13:11
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