Economic Uses of Tobacco
1. Tobacco is most important drug crop grown in India.
2. It provide ready cash to the farmer.
3. Cured leaves are used for making cigarette and bidi.
4. It is also used for hookah, cheroot, cigar purpose.
5. It is also used for chewing and as snuff.
6. It contains nicotine which is used as medicine against teeth and gum in the form of mishri and tooth paste.
7. Flue cured Virginia tobacco is exported which earns foreign exchange.