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Main Fukushima tobacco farmers prepare to ship via Yomiuri Online

FUKUSHIMA–Farmers in Fukushima Prefecture have harvested leaf tobacco for the first time since cultivation was temporarily stopped due to the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, and are making preparations to ship the product around December. This … Continue reading

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Japan Tobacco: Nicotine, Yes; Radioactivity, No via The Wall Street Journal

Japan’s smokers can breathe easy, more or less: whatever else is in their cigarettes, there’s no radiation, according to Japan Tobacco Inc. It ran tests on samples from all 35 municipalities where this year’s harvest was grown, prior to purchasing … Continue reading

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