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2011-05-06 15:06:00

BOWLING GREEN, Ky., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Brands, Inc. has announced that it will be integrating its sales and marketing operations with its Florida-based sister company, Altadis USA.

2009-02-09 12:14:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Brands, Inc., the fourth largest tobacco manufacturer in the U.S., has written to North Carolina State Representative Hugh Holliman (D)- Davidson, objecting to his proposed state-wide smoking ban in public and work places.

2008-10-02 15:00:41

ON the face of it, you might think there had been a fine win by the anti-smoking lobby. The three big tobacco companies at present poisoning New Zealanders have agreed to stop labelling some of their products "light" and "mild" .

2008-09-25 00:00:23

By REBECCA ARMSTRONG Hit & Run... As airlines fail left, right and centre, one entrepreneur has placed the biggest-ever order for Learjets - splashing out $1.5bn (800m) for 110 of them.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.