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26th Feb 2024

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Italy leads tobacco farming lobby

Italy led a group of nine EU countries Monday calling for tobacco farmers to receive more subsidies as part of reforms to the bloc's agricultural policy, threatening to reopen a deal reached in June, Reuters reports. France, Spain, Greece, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia are also backing Italy.

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