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IPCPR 2016: Topper The First Family of Connecticut Tobacco

When you think of Connecticut Broadleaf, unless you are a historian of tobacco you might think Jonathan Drew or even Pete Johnson. While they made the tobacco trendy, the first family of Connecticut tobacco is the Topper Family. For the last 120 years the family has made cigars rich with tobacco grown here in the United States with the majority of it coming from the Connecticut River Valley. Last summer, we broadcast live from a […]

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