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As accusations fly, campaign to raise Missouri’s tobacco tax pushes forward

A pair of rival tobacco tax increases are turning in signatures this weekend to put the issue on the November ballot One group faces accusations that its proposal contains numerous “poison pills” pertaining to abortion and stem cell research Proponents
Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 7, 2016 16:26
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[Venezuela] Tobacco Farms Exploit Child Labor in North Carolina

The recent audit commissioned by the tobacco company found that 40 percent of its contractor farms employed underage workers, therefore violating the Federal law on child labor, including 16 percent of minors under the age of 16 who were illegally perfor
teleSUR (ve)
added May 6, 2016 19:34
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[North Carolina] FLOC to protest tobacco firm

Members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee and other supporters will protest a tobacco company today regarding reports of poor working conditions...an audit determined workers younger than 13 harvested tobacco at the firm’s contract farms.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added May 6, 2016 19:27
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds To Blame For Retired Airman's Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

The widow of a retired U.S. Air Force serviceman who smoked at least a pack of cigarettes every day urged a Florida jury Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his cancer, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from him until..
Law360
added May 6, 2016 17:32
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[North Carolina] Reynolds shareholders approve annual director elections

Reynolds American Inc.’s board of directors approved an about-face Thursday on how long members can serve, deciding on a declassification that permits annual re-election. An overwhelming majority — more than 1.2 billion shares — were voted in favor of en
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 6, 2016 11:58
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[North Carolina] Reynolds, farm workers' union strive for more progress, common ground

The adversarial nature between Reynolds and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee was in full display again Thursday during the company’s annual shareholder meeting and the union’s ninth annual street protest following the meeting that drew more than 100 p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 6, 2016 10:49
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RAI ISSUES RESULTS OF 2016 SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING; ANNOUNCES QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

shareholders re-elected seven directors; approved an amendment to the articles of incorporation to declassify the board of directors; approved an amendment to the articles of incorporation increasing the number of authorized shares of RAI common stock fro
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 5, 2016 17:15
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[North Carolina] Newport sales continue to pace Reynolds beyond Big 3 rivals

The acquisition of the Newport brand continued to propel Reynolds American Inc.’s sales surge past its chief rivals, according to Nielsen data as of April 23. The data also demonstrated continued strengthening in traditional cigarettes sales, as smokers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 5, 2016 11:43
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[North Carolina] Sexton: Tobacco no longer king downtown, but helped smooth transition

As it continued to shift manufacturing out of downtown — and as smoking rates among adults in the United States continued to decline — the company kept turning over its buildings. Gleaming, high-tech labs, offices and high-end condos sprouted in the sam
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 5, 2016 10:23
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TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION AS PUBLIC POLICY

Unfortunately, government health agencies and many tobacco control organizations have not endorsed tobacco harm reduction as a viable addition to existing abstinence policies, leaving the status quo in place. It is a Guiding Principle for RAI and its op
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 5, 2016 01:02
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