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The Story of the Little Blue Jar and What Came of It

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Vicks VapoRub was a pioneer in 1894, born and bred in North Carolina and quickly spread across the country and the world. Created in Greensboro, North Carolina by Lunsford Richardson, VapoRub is distributed by the Vick Manufacturing Division of Richardson-Merrell Inc., and has become the world's leading relief of colds. The Vick Manufacturing Division is one of twelve major divisions of the enterprise that focuses on ethical pharmaceutical drugs prescribed by physicians; proprietary drugs as advertised for the public; veterinary drugs for animal health and productivity; and chemicals and plastics packaging.