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2011-07-25 10:40:00

Statement of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights and Legacy WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Reynolds American tobacco company is once again deceiving consumers by running magazine ads that describe its Natural American Spirit cigarettes as "eco friendly." This is yet another attempt by a tobacco company to downplay how deadly and addictive cigarettes truly are, this time by marketing a cigarette brand as environmentally friendly....

2011-04-19 14:50:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) announced that the Reynolds American Foundation will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross to help provide relief to victims of the multiple tornadoes that hit North Carolina on April 16. "Our hearts go out to our fellow North Carolinians who have lost so much as a result of these devastating storms," said Steve Strawsburg, president of the Reynolds American Foundation. "Our hope is that this...

2011-02-03 06:36:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has released its fourth-quarter and full-year 2010 earnings. The press release, "RAI: Key-brands momentum drives strong 2010 results; Company expects mid- to high-single digit EPS growth for 2011", is available on RAI's website, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about...

2010-04-08 08:05:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI to webcast first-quarter 2010 earnings conference call." Go to RAI's Web site, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's Web site, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com, is now the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the Web site as our primary means of distributing quarterly earnings and other...

2010-03-04 09:44:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office has reached an agreement with Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Inc. over the marketing and advertisement of their organic tobacco products including American Spirit brand cigarettes. The concern is that the current advertisements may mislead consumers into believing that organic tobacco is less harmful than other tobacco. Attorney General Tom Corbett said that Santa Fe has no reliable, scientific...

2010-02-04 06:42:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has released its fourth-quarter and full-year 2009 earnings. The press release, "RAI's 2009 performance highlights underlying strength and resilience" is available on RAI's Web site, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com. Web Disclosure RAI's Web site, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the Web site as our primary means of...

2009-12-16 07:16:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) said it plans to take a charge of approximately $47 million in the fourth quarter of 2009 in connection with severance and related costs for about 400 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company employees who will be leaving the company by 2011. All employees who will be leaving the company are production associates who had asked that their job be considered for elimination. R.J. Reynolds last offered production...

2009-12-09 08:21:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has completed the acquisition of Niconovum AB, a Swedish-based nicotine replacement therapy company, purchasing all outstanding shares of the company for 310 million Swedish kronor, or approximately $44 million. Niconovum markets innovative nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products under the Zonnic brand name in Sweden and Denmark. Its nicotine gum, mouth spray and pouches use proprietary...

2009-12-02 11:24:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has reached an agreement to purchase all outstanding shares of the Swedish-based nicotine replacement therapy company Niconovum AB for 310 million Swedish kronor, or approximately $44 million. Niconovum markets innovative nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products under the Zonnic brand name in Sweden and Denmark. Its nicotine gum, mouth spray and pouches use proprietary technology for nicotine...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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