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Reynolds American to purchase Lorillard

Tobacco giant Reynolds American is reportedly in talks with rival Lorillard Inc. in what is expected to be a multi-billion dollar deal.

Reynolds American to purchase Lorillard
Cigarette brands manufactured by Reynolds American are displayed at a tobacco shop on July 11, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Tobacco giant Reynolds American is reportedly in talks with rival Lorillard Inc. in what is expected to be a multi-billion dollar deal. (Getty Images)
Reynolds American to purchase Lorillard
Camel cigarettes, manufactured by Reynolds American, are displayed at a tobacco shop on July 11, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Tobacco giant Reynolds American is reportedly in talks with rival Lorillard Inc. in what is expected to be a multi-billion dollar deal. (Getty Images)
Reynolds American to purchase Lorillard
Pall Mall cigarettes, manufactured by Reynolds American, are displayed at a tobacco shop on July 11, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Tobacco giant Reynolds American is reportedly in talks with rival Lorillard Inc. in what is expected to be a multi-billion dollar deal. (Getty Images)
Reynolds American to purchase Lorillard
Packages of Newport cigarettes are displayed at a tobacco shop on July 11, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Tobacco giant Reynolds American is reportedly in talks with rival Lorillard Inc. in what is expected to be a multi-billion dollar deal. (Getty Images)
Reynolds American to purchase Lorillard
James Johnston (L), chairman and chief executive of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, holds up a recent copy of the news magazine U.S. News and World Report 14 April 1994 while testifying before the House Energy and Commerce health subcommittee. Johnston and Philip Morris President William Campbell (R) testified about what cigarette companies put in their products and whether they manipulate the amount of nicotine. (AFP/Getty Images)
Reynolds American to purchase Lorillard
James Johnston (L), chairman and chief executive of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, holds up a recent copy of the news magazine U.S. News and World Report 14 April 1994 while testifying before the House Energy and Commerce health subcommittee. Johnston and Philip Morris President William Campbell (R) testified about what cigarette companies put in their products and whether they manipulate the amount of nicotine. (AFP/Getty Images)