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Newport, originally introduced in 1957 by the Lorillard Tobacco...

wikipedia - 19 Sep 2016
Newport, originally introduced in 1957 by the Lorillard Tobacco Company, is a brand of menthol cigarettes owned by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Newports comprise about 35 percent of menthol cigarette sales in the U.S. Newports have gained a commanding share of the African-American market; a 2005 survey stated that 49.5% of all cigarette sales to African Americans were Newport cigarettes. Newport is now the second best selling cigarette brand in the United States, trailing only Altria's Marlboro bra
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A city cigarette tax would help fund school maintenance

Richmond Free Press - 16 Mar 2018
Today, 92 localities in Virginia impose a local cigarette tax. These rates range from 5 cents per pack to $1.15, with the median rate for cities being 42 cents. This accounts for 1.2 percent of the total tax revenue collected in Virginia cities ...
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Two Reynolds cigarette brands defy downward sales trend

Winston-Salem Journal - 06 Mar 2018
As a result, No. 2 Newport, made by Reynolds American Inc., continued to chip away at No. 1 Marlboro's market share, as did electronic cigarettes. The retailers and wholesalers surveyed by analyst Bonnie Herzog represent about 300,000 U.S. convenience ...
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E-Cigarettes Are Dangerous for People Who Don't Already Smoke

Tonic - 14 Mar 2018
In June, the FDA announced that it would delay regulations on how e-cigs are marketed by four years and that it planned to limit the amount of nicotine in traditional cigarettes. It's worth noting that some tobacco companies like Marlboro owner the ...
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Public Safety Report: March 8, 2018

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - 08 Mar 2018
The caller told troopers Setterberg attacked him in his truck at Ivory Jack's because he was angry when he purchased loose tobacco and rolling papers instead of Newport cigarettes as Setterberg requested. Setterberg punched the man and called him a ...
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Most 2017 Homicides Still Unsolved in Hampton, Newport News

U.S. News & World Report - 11 Mar 2018
We want a solid case." When police finally make an arrest that lands someone behind bars, much-sought closure and healing can begin. At 12:45 a.m. on Feb. 10, 2017, Brandon Limar Williams, 25, was shot and killed in a parking lot of T.J.'s Sports ...
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Richmond Council Presses Pause on a Cigarette Tax Proposal

WVTF - 16 Feb 2018
Many asked: Why don't we tax cigarettes? So Councilman Parker Agelasto submitted an additional proposal to do just that. Additional Content: Richmond Raises Meals Tax to Pay for New Schools. “The proposal here for 80-cents a pack would put Richmond in ...
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Reynolds revenue boosts BAT to record year for profits, sales

Greensboro News & Record - 22 Feb 2018
BAT said Camel, Newport and Natural American Spirit continued to gain market share, with Camel's increase coming primarily from the menthol styles. Pall Mall's market share remained on a downward trend in the discount-cigarette category. “The ...
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Boardman police make arrest in Dollar General store robbery

WYTV - 20 Feb 2018
A manager there told police that a man came into the store with a backpack. She said he mentioned to a cashier that he had a gun in his backpack and demanded cash. She said the cashier asked if the suspect was serious, to which the suspect responded ...
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E'town police make drug arrest

Elizabethtown Bladen Journal - 02 Mar 2018
ELIZABETHTOWN — Investigation of a suspicious vehicle call on Wednesday resulted in an arrest and a myriad of drug charges. Elizabethtown police were called to Silent Alley at about 10:02 p.m. and, when they arrived, a 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was ...
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Police: Stolen gun recovered during traffic stop in Newport News

WAVY-TV - 27 Feb 2018
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police say a stolen gun was found — and two people were charged — following a traffic stop over the weekend. Police say the officers stopped an SUV on 16th Street Feb. 24, after the driver failed to dim the ...
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Richmond Councilman Wants Cigarette Tax For RPS Funding

The Republican Standard - 14 Mar 2018
In FY2017, Newport News raised $4.8 million in revenue from an 85-cents-per-pack cigarette tax. Norfolk earned $7.5 million with the same rate. If Richmond implemented a rate of 80 cents per pack it could generate $5.3 million each year. Implementing a ...
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Your Simple Guide to Tobacco Stocks - 17 Feb 2018
Tobacco stocks are among the most controversial on the market. On one hand, tobacco companies merely provide a common consumer good, appealing to customers' demand for the products they make. Yet the negative health impacts of smoking make some ...

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