—Michael J. Sniffen, “US: Company to admit plot to develop high-nicotine tobacco,“ AAP Newsfeed, January 8, 1998
—Carl T. Hall, “Oakland Firm Admits Tobacco Plot,“ The San Francisco Chronicle, January 8, 1998
Crazy not just because it grows so big and so fast. Crazy because it has been genetically altered by one of the world‘s largest tobacco companies to pack twice the nicotine of other commercially grown leaf.
—Todd Lewan, “Crazy tobacco,“, Associated Press, December 18, 1997