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Toilet paper trade war would make it difficult to enjoy the go

By Rick Steelhammer
The Charleston Gazette-Mail
March 24, 2019
Category: Froggy Foibles
Region: Canada, United States

Authors of a report released last month by a pair of environmental groups chafed at our country’s three biggest toilet paper producers for relying on trees from virgin Canadian forests to keep top USA TP brands squeezably soft. The report… created a brief media splash, giving copy editors a chance to compete over how many potty-themed words they could squeeze into their headlines. …Meanwhile, toilet paper is now the 141st-most traded product in the international market, and generates $6 billion in sales annually in the U.S. alone. While I don’t care for the Charmin bears, I like their product. So here’s hoping our often volatile leader doesn’t get into another tariff dispute with the Canadian prime minister. Please, Mr. Trump. Don’t put the squeeze on my Charmin.

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