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Tennessee hasn't inspected tobacco farms since 2006

The lawsuit that an attorney for Alavez and six other teenage tobacco workers ultimately filed against Marty Coley Farms describes the accident. It also details deplorable living conditions in a three-bedroom home infested with vermin and roaches, where
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 04:45

Kids work on Tennessee's tobacco farms with few protections

Luna represents the new face of Tennessee's centuries-old tobacco industry — a teenage migrant worker from Mexico unaccompanied by his parents, forgoing an education and laboring long hours for little pay to produce tobacco for the nation's big cigarette
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 04:44

At Mocha Hookah in Brooklyn Heights, Tasting Mint, Orange and Home

They were smoking molasses-soaked mint herbs packed in a scooped-out orange. Like all of the flavors at Mocha Hookah, theirs was a purely herbal concoction — no tobacco, no nicotine.
New York Times
added Sep 6, 2014 14:21

[North Carolina] Just 13, and Working Risky 12-Hour Shifts in the Tobacco Fields

Obama administration withdrew Ms. Solis’s proposed rule after encountering intense opposition …But some proponents still hope to revive the tobacco part of the proposal once this year’s midterm elections are over...hundreds of children under 16 like Saray
New York Times
added Sep 6, 2014 14:12

[UK] Shisha Smokers Cause London Traffic Meltdown

Two shisha smokers brought some Arabian flavour to the streets of London when they caused traffic chaos by smoking shisha in the middle of the road.... The phenomenon is thought to have spiralled in recent months, as many Arabs visit London for their summ
CairoScene (eg)
added Sep 3, 2014 08:54

Letter: Appreciates CVS' anti-tobacco stance

It is time to change FDA policies for ingredient listing ...We The People Party members and myself sincerely appreciate CVS Pharmacies’ policy to discontinue sale of cigarettes and hope to see other pharmacies follow the same practice.
Bristol (CT) Press
added Sep 2, 2014 17:14

How the industry is marketing menthol cigarettes: the audience, the message and the medium

continues to spend millions of dollars promoting menthol cigarettes through channels that preferentially target vulnerable subgroups, such as African-Americans and younger consumers. Public health campaigns to educate and combat the influence of menthol a
Tobacco Control
added Sep 2, 2014 09:10

Study explores the social norms of electronic cigarette use by teenagers

"The Social Norms and Beliefs of Teenage Male Electronic Cigarette Use," a research study published in Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse (Routledge), delves into the social norms and beliefs of teenage male electronic cigarette users. Electronic ci
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 26, 2014 15:47

[Missouri] FLYNN: All For Want of a Good Five-Cent Cigar

Michael Brown lost his life after pursuing his unrestrained, but not unrequited, love for Swisher Sweets, which he heisted from a Ferguson, Missouri, shopkeeper... he revolted against the tax man. A dead kid, looted stores, a torn community—all for the wa
American Spectator
added Aug 22, 2014 23:46

[Indonesia] Keep Asian Games tobacco-free, say NGOs

“The OCA should not allow their well-respected and globally recognized organization to be ‘used’ by the tobacco industry in their bid to promote their deadly products among the youth, by using a prestigious sporting event, such as the Asian Games,” SEATC
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:08
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