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Tobacco Road Faces New Dose of Challenges

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Andrew C. Brod, Director, Center for Business & Economic Research (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: These are not the best of times for the tobacco industry. President Obama just signed legislation that would place tobacco products under the regulatory purview of the Food and Drug Administration. Among tobacco manufacturers, Richmond-based Altria Group, which owns Philip Morris, supported the bill. The Triad’s tobacco companies, Reynolds American and Lorillard, opposed it.

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Publication
Brod, Andrew (2009). Tobacco Road Faces New Dose of Challenges. The Business Journal. Jun. 26 – Jul. 2 2009, 31
Language: English
Date: 2009
Keywords
Tobacco industry, North Carolina, Public policy, Smoking ban, Cigarette tax, Industry outlook