A tobacco field in Wilson, N.C., as seen in a file photo from Aug. 5, 2006. At that time, a Wilson County Agriculture Extension agent said the amount of tobacco being grown was increasing.
A tobacco field in Wilson, N.C., as seen in a file photo from Aug. 5, 2006. At that time, a Wilson County Agriculture Extension agent said the amount of tobacco being grown was increasing. EDDIE FITZGERALD AP
A tobacco field in Wilson, N.C., as seen in a file photo from Aug. 5, 2006. At that time, a Wilson County Agriculture Extension agent said the amount of tobacco being grown was increasing. EDDIE FITZGERALD AP

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