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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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[California, North Carolina] Higher cigarette prices help tobacco manufacturers keep profits up

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA and ITG Brands LLC all raised their list prices in November and in March by 8 cents a pack each time.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 1, 2017 18:39
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[North Carolina] 7 Sentenced Use Hacked Credit Cards to Buy Cigarettes

Seven people are going to federal prison for using stolen credit card numbers and counterfeit gift cards to buy more than $1 million in cigarettes in North Carolina. The defendants then sold those cigarettes on the black market, completing a scheme that
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 1, 2017 18:38
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[USA, North Carolina, Virginia] After nearly 3 weeks on the run, both escaped prisoners in custody in Mexico

Qazah was sentenced in the Western District of North Carolina in 2012 to 18 years in prison for his role in a cigarette smuggling ring operating in North and South Carolina from August 2009 to November 2011. Mohamed was sentenced in the Eastern District
US Embassy and Consulates in Mexico (mx)
added May 30, 2017 23:40
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[North Carolina, Tennessee] Escaped Lee County prison inmates captured in Mexico

Qazah was sentenced in the Western District of North Carolina in 2012 to 18 years in prison for his role in a cigarette smuggling ring spanning two years and two states — North Carolina and South Carolina from August 2009 to November 2011.
WJHL-TV (Johnson City, TN)
added May 27, 2017 03:08
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[North Carolina] Changes for Henderson residents who use electronic cigarettes

City commissioners voted on Tuesday night to add e-cigarettes to the city's existing smoking law that already includes tobacco products. With a four to one vote, it is now law that vaping is considered under the same definition as smoking.
WBTV Channel 3 CBS (Charlotte, NC)
added May 25, 2017 01:14
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[Florida, North Carolina] Ruling allowing Engle evidence in future trials makes it harder for tobacco companies in smoking lawsuits

Philip Morris USA spokesman Brian May said the more than 200-page dissenting opinion “provides strong legal ground for review by the U.S. Supreme Court,” May said. “Although we disagree with the decision, it will not meaningfully change the trial struct
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[North Carolina] Executive churn may lower compensation in 2017; 33 made more than $1 million

the 2017 chart will reflect the executive compensation of the new owner. That would include the compensation of Nicandro Durante, the chief executive of British American Tobacco Plc if its $49.4 billion purchase of Reynolds American Inc. closes. Examples
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 21, 2017 20:03
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[North Carolina] Richard Burr Leads Russia Inquiry, Whether He Likes It or Not

In 2009, he tried to filibuster a bill that would allow the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the cigarette industry, a measure that eventually passed.
New York Times
added May 13, 2017 18:37
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[North Carolina] Nebraska factory makes 1.1 billion cigarettes a year

At its peak, Rock River Manufacturing’s 15,000-square-foot plant produces 5,000 cigarettes a minute, or 1.1 billion per year...Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe.
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 21:25
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