Subject: R&D Weekly Highlights
Length: 3 pages
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Recounts discussions at recent meeting, including sections: "Brand R&D (Camel Lights 85; Winston/Camel Filter; [and] VB;); Applied R&D (Flue-cured crop change; [and] New packaging development); Fundamental R&D (Winston development; [and] Reaction flavorants); [and] Technical services R&D (FTC; [and] Analytical services)". Indicates "RJR confidential". Notes "subject of tobacco substitutes got some attention" and incorporation of "International's agricultural needs into our program".
- DiMarco, Gabriel Robert, Ph.D. (RJR Senior VP R&D; CTR Board)Senior Vice President of Research and Development at R.J. Reynolds; on Council for Tobacco Research (CTR) Board of Directors
- Long, G.H.
- Morse, Roy E., Ph.D. (RJR Director, 1981-1984)Roy Morse is former research chief of R.J. Reynolds. He says that as soon as Edwin Jacob, who ran the CTR/Special Projects division, funded a scientific study, it was privileged and couldn't be used in court (WSJ 2/11/93). Roy E. Morse was a Director for RJR Tobacco Co. 1981-1984. (Source: R. J. Reynolds Summary - RJR Liability Notebook). He served as Vice President of Research and Development and on the Board of Directors in 1980, as Senior Vice President in 1982, Member of the Board of Directors of the CTR prior to 1984, and as Senior Scientific Advisor in 1985. He worked for RJR Tobacco as Vice President of Research & Development in 1980, served on the Board of Directors from 1980 to the present, and as Senior Vice President from 1982 to the present. (Source: RJR Who's Who NMLRP)
- Smith, G. Dee (RJR Director 1970-86; Pres.&CEO RJRI 1976-80)G. D. Smith was Director for RJR Tobacco Co. 1970-1986 and Executive Vice President & Assistant to the President in 1985. (Source: R. J. Reynolds Summary - RJR Liability Notebook). G. D. Smith worked for RJR Tobacco International Inc. as President & CEO 1976-1980; Accounting Positions in 1955; Manager of Cost Accounting in 1963; Assistant Comptroller in 1968; Comptroller in 1970; Vice President in 1972, Senior Vice President in 1973, Executive Vice President in 1973, and on the Board of Directors in 1983. (Source: RJR Who's Who NMLRP)
- Christopher, F. Hundall, Jr. (RJR Director (1982-85, 87-89))Defense
- *Johnston, J. W. (use Johnston, James Wesley)Chairman & CEO
- Witt, S.B.
- Myers, G.M.
- Dahne, W.D.
- Free Nicotine
- Design changes over timeChanges in cigarette design over the past half century.
- Introduction of new/unconventional productsResearch and development of novel nicotine delivery devices and experimental tobacco designs.
- Measuring human smoking behaviorMeasuring the effects of changes in human smoking behavior on intake of nicotine and smoke constituents.
- Toxicity and consumer intakeDevelopment of scientifically valid procedures for measuring biological activity and neurological effects of nicotine and smoke constituents.
- Use of tobacco processing/ blendsModification of tobacco products through changes in tobacco processing and use of blends, and measuring effects on dependence, behavior, and toxicity.
- Flavor (Taste)
- Design Component
- Tobacco substitute
- Filter tow
- Flue-cured tobacco
- Named Organization
- Philip Morris & Co. Ltd. (Cigarette manufacturer, incorporated in U.S. in 1902)Philip Morris & Co. Ltd.., was incorporated in New York in April of 1902; half the shares were held by the parent company in London, and the balance by its U.S. distributor and his American associate. Its overall sales in 1903, its first full year of U.S. operation, were a modest seven million cigarettes. Among the brand offered, besides Philip Morris, were Blues, Cambridge, Derby, and a ladies favorite name for the London street where the home companies factory was located - Marlborough.
- Federal Trade Commission (Enforcement agency for laws against deceptive advertising)Enforces laws against false and deceptive advertising, including ads for tobacco products. Ensures proper display of health warnings in ads and on tobacco products;collects and reports to Congress information concerning cigarette and smokeless tobacco advertising, sales expenditures, and the tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide content of cigarettes.
- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Cigarette manufacturer (Camel, Winston, Doral))Cigarette manufacturer (Camel, Winston, Doral)
- NFO testing
- Tobacco Weight (Design)
- Smoke pH (Measures)
- Test/Consumer Preference (Testing)
- Test/Smoke Machine (Testing)
- Winston KS
- Camel Lights 85
- Camel Filter
- Winston Filter
- camel 70
- Winston 100
- Winston Lights 85
- Camel Lights 85
- Bright 100