Compliance is the goal and status we set for and expect of our entire grower base. Compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, requirements and good agricultural practices pertaining to the production and marketing of U.S. tobacco.
We believe our grower base is the most informed and best equipped in the world for successfully operating in today's global market. Our standards for compliance are high yet relevant and realistic. Growing tobacco is hard work. Work which cannot be totally mechanized or eliminated. Thus a commitment to compliance and doing things right for the crop, the crop workers, and the environment is in everyone's best interest for the short term and long term.