R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company finalizes donation of Whitaker Park to local redevelopment group

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – April 13, 2017 – R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (R.J. Reynolds)announced today that it has finalized the donation of a significant portion of the Whitaker Park manufacturing plant and certain surrounding properties to a local redevelopment group, WPDA, Inc. (WPDA). WPDA is a nonprofit corporation created by Winston-Salem Business Inc., the Winston-Salem Alliance and … Continued

Proposed BAT acquisition of RAI gains Japan antitrust approval

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – April 5, 2017 – Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) announced today that British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BAT) (LSE: BATS) has obtained unconditional antitrust approval from the Japanese authorities in relation to its proposed acquisition of RAI. Together with the previously announced expiration of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act waiting period, the conditions related … Continued

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Submits Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications For Camel Snus

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – April 3, 2017 – Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) today announced that its R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJRT) subsidiary has submitted Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) covering six styles of Camel Snus, its premium pouched, smokeless tobacco product introduced in 2006 and marketed nationwide. To support … Continued

Proposed BAT acquisition of RAI clears U.S. antitrust hurdle

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – March 9, 2017 – Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BAT) (LSE: BATS) announced today that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 relating to BAT’s proposed acquisition of RAI has expired without a request for additional information by the U.S. Department of Justice or … Continued

Reynolds American and its employees donated $13 million to nonprofits in 2016.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – March 7, 2017 – Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), its affiliates, related private charitable foundations and employees donated approximately $13 million to a wide range of nonprofit organizations in 2016. “In addition to the highest-ever participation rates in our matching grants program, our employees continued to give back to the community by volunteering with numerous … Continued

RAI to release 4Q16 results on Feb. 9

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Feb. 2, 2017 – Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI) announced today it will release its fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 financial results before the market opens on Feb. 9, 2017. Web and Social Media Disclosure RAI’s website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news, including our quarterly earnings, about RAI and its operating companies. RAI also … Continued