Tobacco hung in a barn in Lancaster, Ky., last week. The European Parliament today approved tobacco rules that will crack down on the use of additives. Kentucky growers say the new rules will result in a de facto ban on burley because it's routinely mixed with other flavorings and ingredients to alter the taste.
Tobacco hung in a barn in Lancaster, Ky., last week. The European Parliament today approved tobacco rules that will crack down on the use of additives. Kentucky growers say the new rules will result in a de facto ban on burley because it's routinely mixed with other flavorings and ingredients to alter the taste.
Tobacco hung in a barn in Lancaster, Ky., last week. The European Parliament today approved tobacco rules that will crack down on the use of additives. Kentucky growers say the new rules will result in a de facto ban on burley because it's routinely mixed with other flavorings and ingredients to alter the taste.

Bad news for U.S. burley growers: Europe bans most tobacco additives

October 08, 2013 11:22 AM