BUTTING OUT: History & future of tobacco

Tobacco is a cash crop that’s ingrained in Virginia’s culture. The leafy green plant made the Commonwealth a destination for farmers, but tobacco farming is on the decline as smoking falls out of fashion.
 
How can lawmakers keep tobacco farms alive while passing laws that limit smoking and it’s dangerous effects? Reporter Caitlyn Cline explains the balance between keeping Virginia’s culture and keeping Virginians healthy.

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