Reynolds American

Economy
7:55 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Greensboro Picked For New Tobacco Company Headquarters

Kent cigarettes is one of Lorillard's cigarette brands.
Credit Sludge G via Flickr

The Imperial Tobacco Group has selected Greensboro as the headquarters location for a new company it is forming in anticipation of the Reynolds American/Lorillard merger.  The British tobacco maker announced the selection Wednesday.

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Health & Safety
7:45 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Reynolds American Headquarters To Ban Smoking

Credit David Cornejo via Flickr

Reynolds American will end smoking in its headquarters in Winston-Salem. The maker of Camel and Winston cigarettes will join most American companies with this ban. 

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Economy
10:10 am
Sat October 18, 2014

National Organization Takes Aim At Retailers To End Tobacco Sales

Tobacco-Free Kids launched its new campaign targeting retailers and shoppers on Oct. 20, 2014.
Credit photo by: Kari Söderholm (via flickr)

A national campaign is calling on retailers to end tobacco sales. The move comes in the wake of CVS Pharmacy’s historic decision last month to stop selling tobacco products.

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Education
2:33 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Educator Group Quickly Ends Partnership With Reynolds Tobacco

Credit Image adopted from Right Decisions, Right Now poster

The National School Boards Association cut their ties with Reynolds Tobacco.  The education group partnered with the nation's second largest cigarette maker on a youth tobacco prevention program.  

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Business
11:00 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Reynolds Acquisition of Lorillard a "Blockbuster of a Deal for the Triad"

The Reynolds American headquarters in Winston-Salem.
Credit WFDD photo by Celia Spell.

Reynolds American announced last week that it was in talks with Lorillard about a possible acquisition, a deal that had been rumored for months.

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