02 NCAC 48A .1101          PURPOSE

The purpose of this Section is to establish requirements under Chapter 106, Article 36 of the General Statutes of North Carolina as amended entitled Plant Pest Law to protect tobacco producers from the importation of pests affecting the future stability of the tobacco industry and the general welfare of the public by prohibiting the importation of tobacco plants into North Carolina from any other state or foreign country unless under import permit.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑65.45; 106‑65.46; 106‑284.18; 106‑420;

Eff. April 1, 1985.