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[North Carolina] Reynolds' final selling price rises to $54.5 billion

British American Tobacco Plc and Reynolds American Inc. have set simultaneous shareholder votes on BAT’s bid to buy the portion of Reynolds it doesn’t already own: July 19 at 2 p.m. in London and 9 a.m. in Winston-Salem. #Generic_Reynolds_American Buy N
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 16, 2017 21:58
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Tobacco farm workers trained in safety

the workshops were organized by GAP Connections, a tobacco industry education and training group...eight training stations offering lessons in CPR, first-aid, pesticide safety, equipment safety and how to avoid green tobacco sickness,
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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[UK, North Carolina] Reynolds, BAT shareholder votes on $49.4 billion sale are set for July 19

BAT shareholders are scheduled to vote at 2 p.m. July 19, which would be simultaneous with the Reynolds vote given the time difference. BAT shareholders would be asked to approve additional ordinary, or common, shares of BAT to be provided to Reynolds sh
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 15, 2017 15:48
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American Inc. announces notice of special meeting of shareholders

At the special meeting, shareholders will be asked to take action, among other things: to approve the Agreement and Plan of Merger, including the plan of merger contained therein, dated as of January 16, 2017, as amended as of June 8, 2017, and as may
PR Newswire
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Exclusive: Illegal cigarettes are big business in New York City

80 percent of the cigarettes sold in New York City are sold illegally...But authorities are cracking down, seizing more than $1 million worth of untaxed cigarettes and cigars after a 15-month investigation. The alleged ring-leaders have been indicted alo
WABC-TV Ch. 7
added Jun 14, 2017 17:37
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[North Carolina] REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC. ANNOUNCES NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS

At the special meeting, shareholders will be asked to take action, among other things:  to approve the Agreement and Plan of Merger, including the plan of merger contained therein, dated as of January 16, 2017, as amended as of June 8, 2017, and as may
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jun 14, 2017 14:31
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[North Carolina] Celebrate A Smoke-Free Father’s Day

you smoke, public health officials with the Harnett County Health Department encourage you to model a healthy way of living for your children by quitting. Find out about the ways that you can protect yourself and loved ones by quitting smoking and reduci
Dunn (NC) Daily Record
added Jun 14, 2017 13:41
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[North Carolina] GUIGNARD: My Turn: We ought to thank smokers

So it may be the Golden Leaf Foundation is handing the money to these local schools. But the money comes indirectly from the poor, local cigarette smokers, and who is telling them thank you?
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Jun 11, 2017 20:42
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[North Carolina] NC tobacco grower headed to prison for lying to feds

Fisher, 67, of Whitakers, helped another farmer conceal the sales of hidden tobacco, and she also encouraged the farmer to lie to federal agents, according to federal prosecutors.
WNCN (Raleigh, NC)
added Jun 6, 2017 19:57
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[North Carolina] Appeals court rejects petition on RJR pension lawsuit

A three-judge panel voted 2-1 on April 28 that the pension committee did fulfill its fiduciary duties in a case involving its retirement plans. The case involves plaintiff Richard Tatum; Reynolds, through its former affiliation with Nabisco; and potenti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 1, 2017 18:49
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