R.J. Reynolds Tobacco http://wunc.org en Two North Carolina-Based Tobacco Giants To Merge http://wunc.org/post/two-north-carolina-based-tobacco-giants-merge <p></p><p>America's second and third-largest tobacco companies have announced the terms of a potential merger. Reynolds American Inc. will buy Lorillard for $27.4 billion. The Newport cigarette brand will follow Lorillard to Reynolds, where it will join Camel and Pall Mall, and VUSE (Reynold's e-cigarette brand).</p><p>Reynolds is based in Winston Salem, NC. Lorillard is located in Greensboro.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:26:46 +0000 News 39016 at http://wunc.org Two North Carolina-Based Tobacco Giants To Merge Reynolds E-Cigarettes Go National http://wunc.org/post/reynolds-e-cigarettes-go-national <p>Reynolds American is now distributing its electronic cigarettes nationally. The Vuse&nbsp;vapor product had been widely available in only four states until now. It became the top-selling E-cigarette in Utah and Colorado last year. E-cigarettes heat a liquid nicotine solution in a disposable cartridge that is then inhaled. Vuse is a battery-powered, smokeless vapor product.<br /> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:17:09 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 37771 at http://wunc.org Reynolds E-Cigarettes Go National Triad County Gets Land for Development http://wunc.org/post/triad-county-gets-land-development <p>This week one North Carolina company gave Davie County a substantial gift.<br><br>Winston-Salem based R.J. Reynolds Tobacco gave the rural county 360 acres of undeveloped land southwest of the city. The gift is expected to help bring manufacturing jobs. Terry Bralley is President of the Davie County Economic Development Commission. He says at least one furniture company is considering a plant in the area.<br> Fri, 07 Oct 2011 09:40:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 7374 at http://wunc.org