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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009

CONTACT:

Brian Long, director
NCDA&CS Public Affairs

(919) 733-4216, ext. 242

Commissioner Troxler to speak at congressional hearing
on tobacco Thursday morning

RALEIGH – Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will be in Washington, D.C., Thursday to speak at a congressional hearing on tobacco.

Rep. Mike McIntyre, of North Carolina’s 7th District, invited Troxler to testify before the House Subcommittee on Rural Development, Biotechnology, Specialty Crops and Foreign Agriculture. McIntyre is the subcommittee’s chairman.

Troxler’s testimony will focus on the potential impact of federal regulation of tobacco on North Carolina farmers. Bills pending in the House and Senate would place tobacco products under federal oversight.

The hearing begins at 10 a.m. in room 1302 of the Longworth House Office Building.

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NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 733-4216; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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