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June 8, 2009 1:40 PM

Commentary: Burr a diehard defender of tobacco

Up in Washington, U.S. Sen. Richard Burr is staging a slowdown on behalf of smoking, stalling a widely supported bill that would let the Food and Drug Administration regulate the tobacco industry. However, It's a good thing North Carolina's U.S. senators aren't likely to have their way on tobacco regulation.

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