R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Resolves Canadian Government Contraband Claims
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has entered into a comprehensive settlement agreement with the Canadian federal, provincial and territorial governments to resolve all of the governments’ civil claims related to cigarette smuggling in Canada during the 1980s and 1990s.
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, an indirect subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States, manufacturing about one of every three cigarettes sold in the country. The company’s brands include five of the 10 best-selling U.S. cigarette brands: Camel, Pall Mall, Winston, Kool and Doral. For more information, visit www.RJRT.com.
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