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[North Carolina] Hidden History II

Cocaine Alley was the nickname for Vine Street... “In 1912, you had Camel cigarettes introduced,” Brownlee says. “At that point Reynolds couldn’t find enough buildings to make Camels in, and so they began building buildings all around Cocaine Alley.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 31, 2016 16:55

[UK] Cigarette deal will be a lucky strike for BAT ($$)

cigarette makers keep churning out record profits and coughing up whopping dividends. Take British American Tobacco (BAT). Last year it made a profit of £4.6bn and raised its dividend by 4%, even as the volume of cigarettes it sold fell 0.5%. It was ano
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:41

[North Carolina] Reynolds transition: Woman succeeds a woman as chief executive at Reynolds American

“If it is clear that Crew has the confidence of Cameron and the Reynolds board — of which, remember, BAT already has five members — then she could be a good situation where she is given more autonomy with company decisions and local community outreach th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 30, 2016 23:10

[Connecticut] Tobacco tax efforts draw unexpected support, detractors

voters seeing the onslaught of TV ads on behalf of both can be excused if they don't know what to believe. After all, tobacco companies are largely financing the campaigns for both tax measures, spending nearly $18.5 million combined. Equally counterintu
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 30, 2016 22:26

[Missouri] TWIST: Tobacco Companies Support MO Cigarette Tax Increase, American Cancer Society Opposes It

Tobacco companies have funneled more than $18 million into dueling campaigns to raise Missouri’s lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax. And most of the money pouring into the state isn’t being spent to kill the proposed tax increases. Rather, in a twist for (Osage Beach, MO)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:03

[Florida] $6M Cancer Death Trial Opens as RJR Questions Link Between Smoker's Casual Cocaine Use & Claimed Smoking Addiction

the case of a Cuban immigrant who died of laryngeal cancer 20 years ago, as they debated whether a smoker could truly be addicted to nicotine if he could stop and start a casual casual cocaine habit. Ledo v. R.J. Reynolds, 08-113-CA-31.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 29, 2016 02:11

Big tobacco’s new ambitions

The race is on to come up with safer, more satisfying offerings. Philip Morris International, which spends nearly twice as much on research as BAT, reckons its new offering, iQOS, might add more than $1bn in profit by 2020. IQOS is a new type of e-cigare
The Economist
added Oct 28, 2016 16:51

[California] Advocates Use LGBT History Month to Focus On Tobacco Industry's Targeting of Community

With October serving as LGBT history month which includes National Coming Out Day (October 11) groups are using October as an opportunity...Camel has released a mint-flavored product marketed toward the LGBT community as a way for them to “take pride in t
Long Beach (CA) Post
added Oct 29, 2016 14:44

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 27: Dromedary Debut

One of the nation's most successful brand names went on sale for the first time this month in 1913 — Camel cigarettes, the first pre-blended, packaged cigarettes. While machine-rolled cigarettes had been around since 1881, Camel was the first brand to bec
PR Newswire
added Oct 27, 2016 19:10

[Florida] Engle jury awards $29 million in damages against Reynolds

Reynolds disclosed in its third-quarter report for fiscal 2016 that as of Sept. 30, it faces $196.1 million in compensatory damages and $197.4 million in punitive damages in Engle cases under appeal. Of the 56 jury verdicts listed, only seven have a lar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 27, 2016 15:18
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