Summary: The Ethical Regulation Of Tobacco

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Dr. Wight
12/12/13
Tobacco: The Ethical Regulation of an American Symbol
Tobacco has been a staple of the American economy since the early days of colonial Virginia when it because the young country’s first cash crop. As the nation expanded, so too did tobacco’s prominence and it joined cotton as the primary export of the southern United States, playing a critical role in solidifying our economic stability and prosperity. However, in the 20th century, with technological advances brought on by the Industrial Revolution, local, independent tobacconists gave way to the rise of large cigarette manufactures. These entities eventually merged and consolidated into the three tobacco conglomerates still dominant to this day: Phillip Morris (the maker of Marlboro), RJ Reynolds (Camel) and Lorillard
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