SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

August 24, 2007 06:01 ET

Big Tobacco Lights Up Big Bio With North Carolina Training Investment, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - August 24, 2007) - Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In 1999, the Golden Leaf Foundation, a nonprofit corporation, was created to receive half of the funds coming to the state of North Carolina from the master settlement agreement with cigarette manufacturers. Mandated to help transition North Carolina from a tobacco-dependent economy, Golden LEAF has made substantial contributions in hopes that the investments will positively affect the long-term economic advancement of the state.

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