Tobacco glare magnified during election year

Yancy, Cecil
December 2004
Southeast Farm Press;12/15/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 28, p4
Trade Publication
The article focuses efforts of passing a tobacco buyout bill before 2003 in the U.S. It informs that in an election year, it looked hopeless that U.S. Congress would get around to a tobacco buyout, much less pass it. The heat was on in the fall of 2003 when efforts failed to materialize. The importance of passing a tobacco buyout bill before an election year was the whole politics of the thing. With the spotlight of an election year, the glare on tobacco would be magnified. Then came along a must-pass corporate reform bill.


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