General Tobacco completes move to Mayodan, N.C..

January 16, 2008 - , General Tobacco has completed its move from Miami, FL to Mayodan, NC. The sixth-largest tobacco company in the U.S., General Tobacco now has its corporate headquarters in Mayodan, including cigarette manufacturing and warehousing. The company said that it has also made a $25 million payment to the Master Settlement Agreement, the multi-state agreement by tobacco companies setting forth strict guidelines for tobacco marketing and advertising. Related news brief: November 4, 2007.

It has been stated that this company may introduce a Snus product in the near future.