Ruling on cultivating tobacco

Q 4: Some people in Tihamah grow tobacco, which is a widely spread practice in Tihamah. These people claim that as long as they grow it and sell it only, not smoke it, it is not Haram (prohibited). What is the ruling on growing and selling it, if a person does not smoke it? (Part No. 22; Page No. 212

A: It is Haram to grow, sell or buy tobacco, as it is considered a form of cooperation in sin and transgression, whereas Allah (Exalted be He) says, ...but do not help one another in sin and transgression. Its price is also considered ill-gotten money.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.