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41 min ago | Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Winston-Salem, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

JD Supra

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.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Tobacco

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Agriculture, Science

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.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Agriculture, Science, us Travel, Travel

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Seeking Alpha

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Tobacco

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Tobacco

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Business Journal

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.

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Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Tobacco

Thu Aug 07, 2014

JD Supra

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Pension, Personal Finance, Tobacco, Law, Employment / Labor Law

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.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, US News, Conservative Political News

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.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Kentucky, Owensboro, KY

Business Insurance

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.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Personal Finance, Retirement, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Aug 05, 2014

CSP

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)

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Florida

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Emory University

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), West Seattle (Seattle, WA), Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA), Greenlake (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

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.

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Related Topix: Tobacco

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.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Tobacco

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.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Tobacco, Transgender

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Missourian

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.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Tobacco, California, MO, Missouri, Alternative

Knowledge@Wharton

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.

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Related Topix: Tobacco

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