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Government Launches Tobacco Buyout

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Government Launches Tobacco Buyout

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Government Launches Tobacco Buyout

Government Launches Tobacco Buyout

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Farmers can begin applying for money under a $10 billion federal tobacco buyout, which ends 70 years of subsidies. Farmers say tobacco will never be as profitable as it once was, and some have decided to stop growing it altogether.