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14368
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Using W. Duke & Sons tobacco factory as the focal point, this article delivers a brief history of early cigarette manufacturing in North Carolina. Making cigarettes in their factories gave Duke & Sons a new market with less competition than the solely tobacco growing competition.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 36, Feb 1949, p9, il
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19231
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In 1984, the largest manufacturing plant in the state was the Philip Morris USA facility located near Concord in Cabarrus County. Architect Herbert Beckhard was hired to design the plant to be both efficient and to have as little impact on the surrounding landscape as possible. Rolling hills and water features surround the 1.8 million square feet building where millions of cigarettes were rolled each year.
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North Carolina Architect (NoCar NA 730 N8 N67x), Vol. 32 Issue 4, July/Aug 1984, p4-8, il
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21034
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This article looks at the expanding success of the cigarette business in North Carolina in the 1880s through the exemplary success of the W. Duke, Sons & Company of Durham. The Duke Company became the largest American manufacturer of cigarettes by the end of the decade and was an important constituent firm in the formation of the giant American Tobacco Company in 1890. A significant element in the company's success was their commitment to advertising as a means of increasing sales, and this study of the nature of their advertising suggests some reasons for its apparent effectiveness in increasing the number of Duke's customers.
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27148
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The completely unregulated e-cigarette industry has grown exponentially in recent years, with at least five hundred vape shops in North Carolina. On May 5, the Food and Drug Administration issued new rules for the e-cigarette industry, such as bans on selling to minors and childproof caps on juice bottles.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p8-9, por Periodical Website
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30104
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It has been suggested that the cigarette shortage is due to a shortage in cigarette leaf tobacco. Developers argue however, that the shortage is due to a lack of manpower rather than shortages in the flue-cured or burley leaf tobacco.
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30334
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company entered the cigarette field in 1913 and 40 years later, the Camel cigarette is still a popular products in the cigarette field. Although still only a minor product compared to other tobacco items in North Carolina, Camels and R.J. Reynolds are pioneers in cigarette manufacturing.
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30432
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With at least the nineteenth new type of cigarette to appear on the market since 1953, the battle for domination of the popular filter-tip cigarette market is in full force. Now, more than 21 brands have unit sales that exceed one billion dollars annually and filter tip products make up more than 12 percent of the industry's total output.
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32344
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Charles B. Wade, Jr., of Winston-Salem is Senior Vice President of R.J. Reynolds Industries, Inc. In this article, Wade discusses the tobacco economy and his view on increasing North Carolina taxes to prevent unlawful traffic in cigarettes. According to Wade, increasing cigarette taxes may encourage increased cigarette smuggling.
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