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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Resolves Canadian Government Contraband Claims

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Resolves Canadian Government Contraband Claims12:14 EDT Tuesday, April 13, 2010WINSTON-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.Go to R.J. Reynolds' Web site, , and Reynolds American Inc.'s Web site, , to read the full release.Web DisclosureRAI's Web site,, is 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 company news. We encourage investors and others to register at to receive alerts when news about the company has been posted.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 Reynolds American Inc.For further information: David Howard, +1-336-741-3489