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[North Carolina] Reynolds reports executive compensation for fiscal 2016

Reynolds traditionally holds its annual shareholder meeting in May. However, the company said it will not hold a 2017 meeting if it completes its proposed $49.4 billion sale to British American Tobacco Plc. on the current projected timeline by the end o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 29, 2017 15:11
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justice department should recuse lawyers who represented tobacco companies from tobacco cases

Before Mr. Readler joined the DOJ, the department vigorously defended the FDA rule. With Mr. Readler now on the case, the government filed a motion requesting an extension “to more fully consider the issues raised.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:20
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LETTER TO AG JEFF SESSIONS RE: RECUSAL OF TOBACCO LAWYERS (PDF)

ethical standards would be compromised if any former partner of Jones Day, which has worked tirelessly on behalf of the tobacco industry, participates in the Justice Department’s defense of tobacco regulations or other actions by FDA affecting the ind
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:15
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Health Groups: Justice Department Should Recuse Lawyers Who Represented Tobacco Companies from Tobacco-Related Cases

concerns about Noel Francisco, the nominee for Solicitor General, and Chad Readler, currently Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Division, both of whom represented R.J. Reynolds...while they were partners at the law firm Jones Day.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:09
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[Minnesota] LETTER: Reader's view: Block bills that bolster Big Tobacco

The Minnesota Senate's taxes committee is considering three proposals that, if passed, would serve to be a disaster for Minnesota in respect to preventing the spread of youth tobacco use. The measures would benefit only Big Tobacco.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Mar 24, 2017 20:28
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American Inc. revamps its headquarters in downtown Winston-Salem

Dark corridors and closed-off work spaces have been replaced with open, bright areas aimed at fostering collaboration...“We think of our employees as trailblazers thriving together, transforming tobacco. Now, we have the space to support us on that journ
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 18:28
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[North Carolina] Is It Age Discrimination If You Don’t Know You’re Being Discriminated Against?

In Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds, the Supreme Court would have to decide whether the nation’s second-largest tobacco company was within its rights to summarily reject older job applicants. It is the latest in a series of cases that are making it easier for
ProPublica
added Mar 22, 2017 15:48
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Use of imagery and text that could convey reduced harm in American Spirit advertisements [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions American Spirit ads use a wide range of marketing techniques to convey a natural product image, which could subsequently communicate reduced harm.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:20
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Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The majority of NAS smokers inaccurately believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ ad
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:20
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Which cigarettes do Americans think are safer? A population-based analysis with wave 1 of the PATH study [FREE FULL TEXT]

That the majority of American Spirit's users believed these cigarettes were less harmful in spite of disclaimers that state ‘No additives does NOT mean a safer cigarette’ confirms the findings of focus groups that suggest that these disclaimers are not su
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:19
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