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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Graduated Tax on Cigarettes

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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.