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2011-08-17 09:45:00

Four of the largest cigarette makers have filed suit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), seeking to void as unconstitutional the recent graphic labels and advertising requirement warning consumers about the risks of smoking in hopes of inducing them to quit, Reuters is reporting. The lawsuit by Reynolds American Inc's R.J. Reynolds unit, Lorillard Inc, Liggett Group LLC and Commonwealth Brands Inc, owned by Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, said the warnings required no later...

2011-07-28 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will be the beneficiary of about 3,000 pieces of artwork from the corporate collection of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. The artwork is valued at approximately $700,000. To view photos and video of the artwork, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/51116-rj-reynolds-tobacco-company-arts-council-winston-salem-forsyth-county "After more than 100 years of purchasing art to enhance the...

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....

2011-07-22 06:06:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has released its second-quarter 2011 earnings. The press release, "RAI posts second-quarter gains; tightens full-year guidance," 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 RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing quarterly earnings...

2011-07-08 07:11:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI to host second-quarter 2011 earnings conference call." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing quarterly earnings and other company...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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