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Reynolds CEO joining Old Salem campaign; W-S Industries for the Blind ...
Reynolds American Inc. CEO Susan Cameron has signed on as the third chairperson of Old Salem Museums & Gardens' On Common Ground capital campaign.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Divided Fourth Circuit Panel Rules On Burden of Proving Loss Causation in ERISA Fiduciary Breach Case
That was the sentiment expressed in a blistering dissent by Fourth Circuit Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson in the latest ruling in a lawsuit challenging the decision by the fiduicaries of the RJR 401 plan to liquidate two stock funds that previously had been available to plan participants wishing to invest in Nabisco stock.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Reynolds American subsidiaries sue federal government over fees
Two Reynolds American Inc. subsidiaries are challenging the the U.S. Department of Agriculture over its decision to not charge Tobacco Trust Fund fees to two tribal cigarette makers.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Miami Herald
R.J. Reynolds suit challenges tribes over cigarette fees
The R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is taking on tribal cigarette manufacturers, in a fight that's already included covert investigations, aerial surveillance and confidential informants.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Here's How Much Altria Will Raise Its Dividend In A Few Weeks
Tobacco giant Altria has for years been known as a king among dividend payers. There's good reason for this, of course, since Altria's track record is nearly impossible to match.
Shareholder group files lawsuit against Reynolds American board, BAT to stop $27.4B merger
The headquarters of Reynolds American Inc., right, and the Reynolds Building, former headquarters of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., left, stand in Winston-Salem.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Lorillard: Workers to learn about jobs with Reynolds or Imperial before $27.4B deal closes
Greensboro-based Lorillard Inc. said its 2,900-person work force will be notified 30 - 60 days prior to the closing date of its sale to Reynolds if they will continue employment with Reynolds or get an offer with Imperial.
States push FDA for tougher e-cig regulations
Pictured here is a VUSE electronic cigarette product recently launched by a subsidiary of Winston-Salem-based Reynolds American Inc. Twenty-nine state attorneys general have sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration urging the federal agency to impose tougher restrictions on electronic cigarettes, or e-cigs.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Fourth Circuit Adopts More Demanding Test for Exercise of Objective...
In the latest ruling in a long-running battle arising from company stock fund divestments, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has underscored the importance of procedural prudence in the management of plan assets.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Daily Caller
Experimental Ebola Treatment Developed ByBig Tobacco
The two American missionaries currently being treated for the deadly Ebola virus have a surprising company to thank for the experimental treatment they've been receiving-tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds.
Burlington Times News
If successful, Ebola serum is significant for tobacco's future
A small company owned by Winston-Salem-based Reynolds American is making an experimental drug that apparently is being used to treat two Americans infected with the deadly Ebola virus.
R.J. Reynolds must prove 401(k) plan changes didn't hurt participants: Court
A federal appeals court has ruled that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. will have to present additional evidence to prove that its decision to liquidate two investment funds in its 401 retirement plan did not adversely impact plan participants.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Reynolds CEO: Lorillard Deal Will Get OK
Reynolds American Inc. CEO Susan Cameron is confident federal regulators will allow the tobacco company to acquire rival Lorillard Inc. "The thing to remember is the big player in this industry [Altria] has over 50% share; [Reynolds American] will come out of this transaction ... with 33% market share," Cameron said in an interview with CNBC's ... (more)
Reynolds American subsidiary has hand in development of Ebola drug
A subsidiary of Winston-Salem-based Reynolds American Inc. is playing a role in the production of a drug being used to treat the two American aid workers infected with Ebola.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Former Reynolds American CEO sells Winston-Salem home for $950,000
Daniel Delen, former CEO and president of Reynolds American Inc. in Winston-Salem, has sold his home at 445 Westview Drive for $950,000, deed records show.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
'American Idol' alum Michael Johns has died
R.J. Reynolds, a subsidiary of Reynolds American, is following through with its vow to fight a court settlement totaling $23.6 billion in punitive damages.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Investor's Business Daily
Reynolds, Altria Lead Smokers Toward Tobacco's New Era
Despite a rising onslaught of health warnings, Big Tobacco is muscling up with the marriage of two industry giants, the rise of e-cigarettes and increasing pricing power, even in the face of a long-term decline in cigarette sales.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up
Tobacco giant Reynolds American is buying Lorillard and acquiring Newport, a popular menthol cigarette.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
David Rosman: Legislators' e-cigarettes votes expose influence of big business
Gov. Jay Nixon has veto power, and he used it a record number of times this past legislative session.
Smoke Signals: What the Reynolds-Lorillard Merger Means for the Tobacco Industry
The term "force majeure" that is usually part of the fine print in legal documents seems to loom large these days for tobacco firm Reynolds American.