TOBACCO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TOBACCO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420380-68/tobacco-growers-percent-danville.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420380-68/tobacco-growers-percent-danville.html.csp">US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMARA LUSH and MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:57:16.514-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Danville, Va. • Starting next month, America’s remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand. The very last buyout checks, totaling about $916.5 million, go out in October to about 425,000 tobacco farmers and landowners. They’re the last holdovers from a price-support and quota system that had guaranteed minimum prices for most of the 20th century, sustaining a way of life that began 400 years ago in Virginia, when the leaf became the chief cash crop of the J...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420380@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:57:16 MDT Washington Post: CVS does the right thing ending tobacco sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406413-82/tobacco-cvs-health-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406413-82/tobacco-cvs-health-company.html.csp">Washington Post: CVS does the right thing ending tobacco sales</a></h4>