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BEARD: Secondhand Smoke Is Making Us and Our Children Sick

Even though blacks and whites smoke at approximately the same rate—and despite a two-decade-long public health campaign both to reduce smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke—researchers found that 45 percent of black Americans remain exposed to secondh
The Root
added Jun 22, 2015 07:06
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[South Carolina] Man accused of church killings spoke of attacking college

Scriven said Roof confided that he was unhappy, bouncing between the homes of his divorced parents. He would stay for days at the mobile home park, smoking American Spirit cigarettes and drinking hard, Scriven said. Then he would go home for a day or two
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2015 14:53
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CVS launches health, beauty makeover for drugstores hit by slower sales since tobacco exit

CVS drugstores that quit tobacco sales last year are now getting health and beauty makeovers and a shot of ethnic diversity in some cases to attract customers who want more than a prescription refill.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2015 14:24
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Kentucky tobacco farm suits allege low pay, poor housing

Lawsuits has been filed against five tobacco farms in Kentucky by migrant workers claiming they were paid insufficient wages and forced to live in deplorable conditions despite being hired through the federal H-2A program.
Farm World
added Jun 11, 2015 10:49
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[Iraq, Syria] In Daesh land, girl is sold for 'as little as a cigarette pack'

Teenage girls abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes,” the UN envoy on sexual violence has said. Zainab Bangura visited Iraq and Syria in April, and has since been working on a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:42
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[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] ISIS SLAVERS SELL GIRLS FOR ‘PACK OF CIGARETTES’

The UN envoy on sexual violence, Zainab Bangura...said that young girls are routinely abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria and then sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes.”
breitbart.com
added Jun 9, 2015 16:28
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SWEDA: Under An Hour: My Time at the 2015 Altria Group, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting

my question is ‘Why shouldn’t Altria’s shareholders and investors expect the company to continue to pay judgments in the hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars in the years to come?’” Mr. Barrington answered that litigation “presents risks to
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 1, 2015 15:31
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[Mexico, USA] Migrant Kentucky Tobacco Workers File Lawsuit

More than three dozen immigrant workers are suing the farmers who hired them through a government program for seasonal work. The group claims unfair pay and squalid living conditions. Three lawsuits have been filed by 39-Mexican guest workers who alle
WUKY (Lexington, KY)
added Jun 1, 2015 15:17
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Guestworkers Hit Tobacco Farms With Wage Violation Suits ($$)

Nearly 40 Mexican H-2A workers filed three separate lawsuits in Kentucky federal court Thursday accusing the three tobacco farms they worked on of violating state and federal labor laws by failing to pay minimum wage and providing abysmal housing conditio
Law360
added May 30, 2015 11:00
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[Kentucky] Lawsuits allege migrant workers exploited

three federal lawsuits allege that between 2013 and this year 39 workers from Mexico were paid substandard wages, lived in squalid housing, and some were threatened with jail or deportation if they complained. Some workers, the lawsuits claim, lived as vi
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added May 30, 2015 10:58
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