When was tobacco introduced as a cash crop?

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  • Tobacco appears to be as old as human civilisation. In India, it was introduced in the 17th century by the Portuguese. In 1776, the British East India Company began growing tobacco as a cash crop and used it for both domestic consumption and foreign trade.

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