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Bio-Engineered Tobacco

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Bio-Engineered Tobacco

Bio-Engineered Tobacco

Bio-Engineered Tobacco

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Adam Hochberg reports on the impact of bio-technology on the tobacco industry. A genetically engineered type of tobacco, minus the addictive nicotine element, is already in development, and its producers hope to have nicotine-free cigarettes on the shelves by next year.