R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company advisory on further FDA review of menthol cigarettes

Mar 18, 2011, 12:46 ET from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), has issued the following statement:  "R.J. Reynolds looks forward to participating in further review of menthol cigarettes by FDA."

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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 six of the 10 best-selling U.S. cigarette brands:  Camel, Pall Mall, Winston, Kool, Doral and Salem.  For more information, visit www.RJRT.com.

SOURCE R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company