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384
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The tobacco industry has been regulated by the Agricultural Adjustment Act for over 40 years. Pugh examines the tobacco industry in the context of the Act's main dictates, and offers alternatives that might update the Act.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 4 Issue 2, June 1981, p3-11, il
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30251
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Representing over 10,000 farm bureau members who produce flue-cured tobacco and live in the Piedmont section of North Carolina, Congressmen from the state argue against newly proposed taxes levied on cigarettes. Seventy-five percent of the farm income of this region of North Carolina comes from the production of tobacco, and a tax on cigarettes would drastically reduce both their profit and volume.
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31314
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North Carolina’s congressional delegation, along with members from other tobacco producing states, will be trying to cash in some green stamps this year as they try to save the federal tobacco program. Federal support of the tobacco industry is being criticized for the negative effects of tobacco on health, and faces competition with foreign markets and imported tobacco leaves.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 17 Issue 3, Mar 1985, p20-21, il
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31416
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North Carolina members of Congress have been working to save the government program that gives a support price to the tobacco leaf when it is marketed. Changes are being made to freeze the support price on the 1983 crop at the 1982 level, and to phase out allotment leasing. This would have a drastic effect on North Carolina small farms.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 15 Issue 8, Aug 1983, p24-25, il
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31476
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Members of the North Carolina congressional delegation played an important part in last year’s political struggles to preserve the tobacco support program and financing for the nation’s rural electric cooperatives. Because of key committee positions, seven of them were in a position to have a particular influence on the outcome of those struggles. Their roles in the political drama are outlined in this second installment of a two-part series.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 14 Issue 4, Apr 1982, p6-9, por
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31475
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Members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation are working to protect price supports for tobacco and rural electrification. In this two-part series, a veteran observer of the Tar Heel political scene offers a behind-the-scenes look at the roles they played in that political drama.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 14 Issue 3, Mar 1982, p6-8, por
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31662
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Representative Charles Rose serves as the Seventh District’s Congressman in Fayetteville and Wilmington. In this report, Rose discusses the Department of Agriculture and changes to the state’s tobacco program and tobacco allotments.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 6 Issue 4, Apr 1974, p4, por