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[North Carolina] Reynolds to create 200 jobs in Tobaccovile to expand Vuse distribution

Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron and Gov. Pat McCrory made the announcement at the company's 1 million-square-foot manufacturing plant in Tobaccoville. The jobs will pay an average of $40,000.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 23, 2014 11:28

[North Carolina] Reynolds American operating companies creating 200 N.C. jobs, investing in manufacturing equipment for VUSE digital vapor cigarette (PDF)

More than 200 full-time manufacturing jobs will be created in Tobaccoville, N.C., over the next four years by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company as it begins production of VUSE digital vapor cigarettes for R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company under a services agreem
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 23, 2014 11:06

[North Carolina] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company announces sale of iconic Reynolds Building (PDF)

has sold the historic Reynolds Building to a partnership consisting of PMC Property Group and Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants for $7.8 million. The building will be converted into a mixed-use building consisting of a boutique hotel, restaurant and upscale
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 22, 2014 11:20

[North Carolina] McCrory to attend Reynolds announcement Friday

As Forsyth County awaits a potential major production and jobs announcement from Reynolds American Inc. on Friday speculation flared again Wednesday about the company buying Lorillard Inc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 22, 2014 10:13

[North Carolina] House tentatively OKs e-cig tax

A small excise tax on electronic cigarettes and vapor products survived an attempt Tuesday to strip the provision from the N.C. House omnibus tax bill. House members voted 76-41 to defeat an amendment proposed by Rep. Becky Carney D-Mecklenburg, that wou
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 21, 2014 14:47

[North Carolina] UPDATE: E-cig operation, jobs could be headed to Forsyth

Reynolds American Inc. said today it will hold a press conference "to announce news related to economic development issues" at 9:30 a.m. Friday at its Tobaccoville campus. Among scheduled officials at the event will be Gov. Pat McCrory and Susan Cameron,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 21, 2014 14:46

[North Carolina] Humans cause vast majority of wildfires nationally

CIGARETTE BUTTS A 2012 fire in Creek County, Oklahoma, began when a man discarded a cigarette butt in dry grass in front of his house. The blaze charred more than 90 square miles and destroyed nearly 400 homes as it burned for six days. The man was char
AP - Associated Press
added May 21, 2014 09:35

[North Carolina] RALEIGH: House approves tax on e-cigarettes and caps tax on local businesses

The new e-cigarettes tax, pushed by the tobacco industry, also split lawmakers who were challenged by how to regulate an emerging product in a state with a rich tobacco legacy and where the industry is a powerful political player. The two measures domin
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added May 21, 2014 09:32

[North Carolina] Zippo, Lorillard fighting over Blu trademark

battling over the Blu brand name being used for both Zippo lighters and a hugely popular electronic cigarette. Zippo, based in Bradford, Pennsylvania, says it owns the Blu trademark for a line of blue-flame butane lighters and is asking the court to prev
AP - Associated Press
added May 21, 2014 09:30

[North Carolina] E-dg tax proposal goes to House

A small tax on electronic and vapor cigarette products has passed the state House Finance Committee and will be presented to the full House on Tuesday. The tax is included in House Bill 1050, titled the Omnibus Tax Law Changes. If passed, it would become
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 20, 2014 13:25
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