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Resource ID: #14293
Subject: Tobacco
Source: Associated Press
Date: December 17, 1998



A story that broke the news about the commercial production of a super-nicotine tobacco, and also explained how the genetically-altered plant had gone from an experiment in a U.S. government laboratory to a secret crop for the world tobacco market. The story was published in scores of U.S. newspapers, often on Page One, and prompted editorials in several including The Louisville Courier-Journal and the Pittsburg Post-Gazette.

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