As I understand it, tobacco was a major cash crop until the fruit industry ramped up. Apparently, the tobacco crops attracted a type of parasite that was harmful to the fruit trees and so tobacco was phased out in fairly short order. I think I'm remembering that right. When I was a kid, I used to find empty tobacco tins scattered around some of the old gold mining camps that are tucked away out of sight.
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