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{{Infobox business
{{Template:Quote|Be a real man. Smoke Redwood.|From the bottom of the company's [[redwoodcigarettes.com|website]]}}
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|name = Redwood Cigarettes
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|image = Redwood Cigarettes.png
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|type = Tobacco Company
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|bawsaq = {{BAWSAQ/Slider}} '''RWC'''
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|taglines = "''Be a real man. Smoke Redwood.''"
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|games = [[Grand Theft Auto Vice City]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto San Andreas]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]}}
   
'''Redwood Cigarettes''' is a tobacco-related company which is featured in GTA: [[Vice City]], [[Vice City Stories]], [[GTA IV]], [[The Lost and Damned]], [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V]]. It has appeared in numerous billboards and advertisements throughout the [[Radio Stations|radio]]. There are also numerous branches of the company, particularly in [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]]. The logo font and package design largely emulates the [[wp:Marlboro (cigarette)|Marlboro]] brand. Their [[Redwood Cigarettes Building|main headquarters]] is located in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown&nbsp;Vice City]] and it's the highest building in [[Vice City in 3D Universe|Vice City]]. On the company's website, a cowboy is featured on the top banner, a reference to the [[wp:Marlboro Man|Marlboro Man]]. The company is the official sponsor of the Los Santos City Marathon and the #86 [[Bati Custom]] motorcycle in [[The Lost and Damned]] and [[Ballad of Gay Tony]]. In [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and its DLC's, there is a [[Redwoodcigarettes.com|website]] for Redwood Cigarettes which can be accessed using any computer.
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{{Quote|Tobacco products for real men who don't go to the doctors or read fear-mongering, left-wing so-called medical propaganda.| Description at [[Liberty City National Exchange|LCN.com]].}}
==Redwood Juniors==
 
In [[1984]], during the events of [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]], the company introduced Redwood Juniors, a brand of candy cigarettes intended to market the real product towards children. Each pack contains 20 candy cigarettes. There are many Redwood Juniors billboards throughout Vice City, featuring the slogan "Junior's Gotta Start Sometime!". There is also a large replica of a Redwood Juniors box atop the [[Verdi Groceries]] store in [[Little Havana]].
 
   
==GTA Online==
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'''Redwood Cigarettes''' is a tobacco-related company which is featured in the [[3D Universe]] and [[HD Universe]]. The player can buy stocks from them on the [[Lcn-exchange.com]] [[Websites in GTA V|website]] in [[GTA V]].
When playing [[GTA Online]], you may smoke Redwoods at any given time in the game. All the player need to do is to buy a pack of them in any [[24/7]] or liquor store. One package of ten cigarettes cost six dollars, and smoking will by a small percentage lower your health.
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==Description==
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It has appeared in numerous billboards and advertisements throughout the [[Radio Stations|radio]]. There are also numerous branches of the company, particularly in [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]]. The logo font and package design largely emulates the [[wp:Marlboro (cigarette)|Marlboro]] brand. Their [[Redwood Cigarettes Building|main headquarters]] is located in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown&nbsp;Vice City]] and it's the highest building in [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]]. The company is the official sponsor of the Los Santos City Marathon and the #86 [[Bati Custom]] motorcycle in [[The Lost and Damned]] and [[Ballad of Gay Tony]].
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In [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and its DLC's, there is a [[Redwoodcigarettes.com|website]] for Redwood Cigarettes which can be accessed using any computer. On the website, a cowboy is featured on the top banner, a reference to the [[wp:Marlboro Man|Marlboro Man]].
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===Company Activities===
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Redwood Cigarettes is shown to have existed as far back as [[1947]], where they advertised smoking for children, as well as having used product placement in an episode of ''[[Gordon Moorehead Rides Again]]''. Their vintage mascot appears to have been a stereotypical red-faced Indian (a nod to the use of Native Americans in vintage cigarette advertising). By [[2013]], they seem to be involved in corrupt political practices, hiring four corrupt jurors to defend the company at a hearing.
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Just like its real-life counterpart, seems Redwood is also involved in sponsoring racing activities, lampshaded in the livery of some [[Bati Custom]] bikes and having its name in the [[Redwood Lights Track]], a place popular for off-road races. 
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===Redwood Juniors===
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In [[1984]], during the events of [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]], the company introduced Redwood Juniors, a brand of candy cigarettes intended to market the real product towards children. Each pack contains 20 candy cigarettes. There are many Redwood Juniors billboards and benches throughout Vice City, featuring the slogan "Junior's Gotta Start Sometime!". There is also a large replica of a Redwood Juniors box atop the [[Verdi Groceries]] store in [[Little Havana]].
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In the [[HD Universe]], Redwood Juniors are still advertised in the [[Redwoodcigarettes.com|company's webite]].
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==Events of ''GTA Online''==
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When playing [[GTA Online]], you may [[Smoking|smoke]] Redwoods at any given time in the game. All the [[GTA Online Protagonist|player]] needs to do is to buy a pack of them in any store. One package of ten cigarettes cost six dollars, and smoking will damage your health. However, the damage is so small, it's completely negligible.
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==Events of ''GTA V''==
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During the storyline, Redwood is facing a big lawsuit against his cigarettes, however, they have paid four jurors to testify in their favor during the trial. [[Lester Crest|Lester]] then send [[Franklin Clinton|Franklin]] to kill all this jurors in the mission [[The Multi Target Assassination]]. Which all the jurors dead, Redwood lost the lawsuit, making his stocks have a huge drop.
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==Stock Tip==
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After completing the mission [[The Multi Target Assassination]], invest all the money of the protagonists in Redwood stocks, wait 2-3 days until their price returns to the pre-mission value, and sell all their stocks for a little profit.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Redwood Cigarettes is likely a play on Red Apple cigarettes, a fictitious tobacco brand that routinely appears in Quentin Tarantino movies.
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*Besides the obvious parody of [[wp:Marlboro (cigarette)|Marlboro]] cigarettes, Redwood Cigarettes is likely a play on Red Apple cigarettes, a fictitious tobacco brand that routinely appears in Quentin Tarantino movies.
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*The brand's main logo appears to feature the small illustration of a recreational trailer, slightly resembling an [[wp:Airstream|Airstream]] trailer.
   
==Images==
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==Gallery==
<gallery>
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<gallery bordercolor="#D63429">
 
Redwoods.png|A badly damaged Redwood Billboard from [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]. Notice the [[Cluckin' Bell]] ad behind it.
 
Redwoods.png|A badly damaged Redwood Billboard from [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]. Notice the [[Cluckin' Bell]] ad behind it.
 
Redwoodad.png|The same billboard with no damage.
 
Redwoodad.png|The same billboard with no damage.
 
Redwood_Billboard.png|Billboard advertising the cigarettes in Chinese from GTA IV.
 
Redwood_Billboard.png|Billboard advertising the cigarettes in Chinese from GTA IV.
 
Yankee.jpg|A Redwood [[Yankee]].
 
Yankee.jpg|A Redwood [[Yankee]].
Redwood-GTAV.png| Redwood promotion on [[Moorehead Rides Again]]
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Redwood-GTAV.png|Redwood promotion on [[Moorehead Rides Again]]
 
Redwod girls.jpg|Two women enjoying Redwood Cigarettes on the beach.
 
Redwod girls.jpg|Two women enjoying Redwood Cigarettes on the beach.
 
redwood ad.png|Redwood Cigarettes ad for 10% off your first visit to any medical center.
 
redwood ad.png|Redwood Cigarettes ad for 10% off your first visit to any medical center.
Foodflyus-GTAV.jpg|Redwood cigarettes.
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Foodflyus-GTAV.jpg|Redwood Cigarettes as part of the [[FlyUS]] in-flight meal.
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Poppy GTAV.jpg|[[Poppy Mitchell]] in a Redwood Cigarettes advertisement.
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Bati801RR-Redwood-Front-GTAV.png|A [[Bati Custom]] sponsored by Redwood Cigarettes (<small>[[:File:Bati801RR-Redwood-Rear-GTAV.png|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
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Bati sign 1.png|Redwood Cigarettes #86
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image567.jpg|[[Andy Hamilton]] enjoying Redwood Cigarettes.
 
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Latest revision as of 14:25, October 18, 2014

BUSINESS
Redwood Cigarettes
Redwood Cigarettes
Name: Redwood Cigarettes
BAWSAQ: Increase-BAWSAQSteady-BAWSAQDecrease-BAWSAQ RWC
Tagline(s): "Be a real man. Smoke Redwood."
Type: Tobacco Company
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto Vice City
Grand Theft Auto San Andreas
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
Grand Theft Auto IV
Grand Theft Auto V
"Tobacco products for real men who don't go to the doctors or read fear-mongering, left-wing so-called medical propaganda."
― Description at LCN.com.

Redwood Cigarettes is a tobacco-related company which is featured in the 3D Universe and HD Universe. The player can buy stocks from them on the Lcn-exchange.com website in GTA V.

DescriptionEdit

It has appeared in numerous billboards and advertisements throughout the radio. There are also numerous branches of the company, particularly in Vice City. The logo font and package design largely emulates the Marlboro brand. Their main headquarters is located in Downtown Vice City and it's the highest building in Vice City. The company is the official sponsor of the Los Santos City Marathon and the #86 Bati Custom motorcycle in The Lost and Damned and Ballad of Gay Tony.

In Grand Theft Auto IV and its DLC's, there is a website for Redwood Cigarettes which can be accessed using any computer. On the website, a cowboy is featured on the top banner, a reference to the Marlboro Man.

Company ActivitiesEdit

Redwood Cigarettes is shown to have existed as far back as 1947, where they advertised smoking for children, as well as having used product placement in an episode of Gordon Moorehead Rides Again. Their vintage mascot appears to have been a stereotypical red-faced Indian (a nod to the use of Native Americans in vintage cigarette advertising). By 2013, they seem to be involved in corrupt political practices, hiring four corrupt jurors to defend the company at a hearing.

Just like its real-life counterpart, seems Redwood is also involved in sponsoring racing activities, lampshaded in the livery of some Bati Custom bikes and having its name in the Redwood Lights Track, a place popular for off-road races. 

Redwood JuniorsEdit

In 1984, during the events of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, the company introduced Redwood Juniors, a brand of candy cigarettes intended to market the real product towards children. Each pack contains 20 candy cigarettes. There are many Redwood Juniors billboards and benches throughout Vice City, featuring the slogan "Junior's Gotta Start Sometime!". There is also a large replica of a Redwood Juniors box atop the Verdi Groceries store in Little Havana.

In the HD Universe, Redwood Juniors are still advertised in the company's webite.

Events of GTA OnlineEdit

When playing GTA Online, you may smoke Redwoods at any given time in the game. All the player needs to do is to buy a pack of them in any store. One package of ten cigarettes cost six dollars, and smoking will damage your health. However, the damage is so small, it's completely negligible.

Events of GTA VEdit

During the storyline, Redwood is facing a big lawsuit against his cigarettes, however, they have paid four jurors to testify in their favor during the trial. Lester then send Franklin to kill all this jurors in the mission The Multi Target Assassination. Which all the jurors dead, Redwood lost the lawsuit, making his stocks have a huge drop.

Stock TipEdit

After completing the mission The Multi Target Assassination, invest all the money of the protagonists in Redwood stocks, wait 2-3 days until their price returns to the pre-mission value, and sell all their stocks for a little profit.

TriviaEdit

  • Besides the obvious parody of Marlboro cigarettes, Redwood Cigarettes is likely a play on Red Apple cigarettes, a fictitious tobacco brand that routinely appears in Quentin Tarantino movies.
  • The brand's main logo appears to feature the small illustration of a recreational trailer, slightly resembling an Airstream trailer.

GalleryEdit

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