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Greensboro residents look to a future without Lorillard

The Federal Trade Commission’s recent decision to permit tobacco manufacturer Reynolds American to purchase its arch-rival, Lorillard, in a $27 billion acquisition has drawn mixed reactions among the local residents of this medium-sized city located amid the rolling hills of North Carolina’s Piedmont plateau.

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