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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[North Carolina] Reynolds cigarette sales continue to outperform rivals; California tax increase having impact

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. again outperformed its manufacturing rivals in traditional and electronic cigarette performance during the latest four-week measuring period by Nielsen that ended July 15. However, it is becoming clearer that the $2-per-pack in
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: Matchmaker helped move factories to suburbs

This story originally ran in the Winston-Salem Journal on Dec. 12, 1999. / When D.D. Bean and Sons decided to build a match factory in Forsyth County in 1959, there was a certain logic to the company’s decision. After all, Winston-Salem was the cigaret
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 25, 2017 13:59
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[North Carolina] Reynolds shareholders, analysts remain optimistic about sale to BAT

British American Tobacco says it plans to keep Reynolds American’s headquarters in Winston-Salem. The deal becomes final Tuesday. Virgil and Lucy Goode came to Winston-Salem on Wednesday to witness the end of one tobacco industry era and the dawning of
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2017 18:40
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[UK, North Carolina] Reynolds prepares for shareholder vote on sale to BAT

A shareholder vote expected locally for almost 13 years arrives Wednesday. At 9 a.m., Reynolds American Inc. shareholders will determine whether to accept $54.5 billion... Simultaneously, BAT shareholders will vote on whether to approve the purchase and
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2017 13:46
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[Kentucky, North Carolina] Ashland-born Miss America dies at 92

In 1944, Ramey did a song-and-dance routine in winning Miss America. ... A tobacco farm outside Eubank is where Ramey lived until moving to California three months ago. Upset over tobacco regulations, she sued the U.S. Justice Department for $300 billio
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 5, 2017 04:20
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[North Carolina] Civil rights activists raise alarm over Trump's DOJ pick

has represented such companies as R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co... "Dreiband has made a career going against women and LGBT rights," McCurdy said, noting his defense of the University of North Carolina in the "bathroom bill" case.
CNN
added Jul 2, 2017 14:24
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