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[North Carolina] O'Connor: Smoking no longer a luxury

A number of factors are working against tobacco today. Higher taxes mean higher retail prices. Smoking is banned in workplaces, on some public streets and in most facilities, even outdoor stadiums. Health education programs have brought home the anti-tob
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Jun 30, 2017 15:47
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[North Carolina] Higher prices keep cigarette manufacturers ahead of sales decline

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. continued to outdo its manufacturing rivals in traditional and electronic cigarette performance during the latest four-week measuring period that ended June 17.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2017 04:26
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[North Carolina] U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear age-discrimination lawsuit against Reynolds

The decision, released Monday, involves Richard Villarreal, who sued Reynolds and two job-search groups in his attempt to gain work as a territory manager. In October, the full Eleventh Appeals Court ruled that an applicant, in this case Villarreal, cou
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2017 14:16
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[North Carolina] Budget restores limited funding to curb youth tobacco use

“to develop strategies to prevent the use of new and emerging tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, by youth and people of childbearing age.” However, anti-smoking advocates are urging state health officials to embrace e-cigs and vaporizers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 26, 2017 12:41
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[North Carolina] Comparison of sampling strategies for tobacco retailer inspections to maximize coverage in vulnerable areas and minimize cost

The authors present a model tobacco retailer sampling strategy for promoting compliance and reducing costs that could be used by U.S. states and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The design is feasible to implement in North Carolina. Use of the sam
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[North Carolina] The Briefcase: Reynolds issues 401(k) plan blackout notice

Reynolds American Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday that it has notified employees of a temporary blackout period affecting its 401(k) plan as it relates to the potential closing of the sale of the company to British American Tobacco Plc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 24, 2017 15:20
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[North Carolina] Reynolds offers voluntary retirement packages to select production workers

it is offering a voluntary retirement package to select production workers ahead of its pending sale to British American Tobacco Plc. The companies have set simultaneous shareholder votes for July 19: 2 p.m. in London and 9 a.m. in Winston-Salem. If shar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 21, 2017 20:20
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[North Carolina] Reynolds Investors Want More Info On $49B Takeover Offer ($$)

Reynolds American Inc. and its directors are withholding crucial information about a proposed $49 billion takeover by British American Tobacco PLC, shareholders alleged Friday in a proposed class action filed in North Carolina federal court.
Law360
added Jun 19, 2017 20:44
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[North Carolina] 2016 Annual Report Golden LEAF (PDF)

To the people of North Carolina – In calendar year 2016, the Golden LEAF Foundation Board of Directors awarded over $105 million in grants, one of the most active years of grantsmaking in the Foundation’s history. The Foundation’s mission is to tran
Golden LEAF Foundation
added Jun 19, 2017 18:56
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[New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Bronx cigarette smuggling could be financing more than just fancy houses and jewels; police worry about terror funding

Jean Walsh told PIX11 her office is still working to track all the money, but she and the NYPD, along with state investigators and federal agents, are well aware of how cigarette smuggling has been tied to terror funding in the past. Going way back to 1
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Jun 19, 2017 16:37
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