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[Kentucky] How a Scott County tobacco farm allegedly mistreated workers from Mexico

According to a lawsuit the workers filed in May, McKenzie Farms illegally charged them thousands of dollars for their H-2A visas, housing and transportation; underpaid them by thousands more; provided shabby living quarters; and falsified wage-and-hour p
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 9, 2015 10:18
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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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Cigarette brands with flavour capsules in the filter: trends in use and brand perceptions among smokers in the USA, Mexico and Australia, 2012–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Results indicate that use of cigarettes with flavour capsules is growing, is associated with misperceptions of relative harm, and differentiates brands in ways that justify regulatory action.
Tobacco Control
added May 7, 2015 12:20
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Cigarette brands with flavour capsules in the filter: trends in use and brand perceptions among smokers in the USA, Mexico and Australia, 2012–2014

Results indicate that use of cigarettes with flavour capsules is growing, is associated with misperceptions of relative harm, and differentiates brands in ways that justify regulatory action.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 28, 2015 07:15
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[Mexico] Universal Corporation Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. to Supply Mexican Tobaccos

Previously, the purchase and processing of these tobaccos was handled directly by a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc. Starting with the upcoming 2015 crop, PMIMSA will purchase processed grades of tobacco from TPN. The new arrangement is expe
PR Newswire
added Mar 2, 2015 23:42
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Mexico says Pacific trade meeting in April, fast track slips

A meeting aimed at sealing a Pacific trade deal has been called for April, Mexico's economy minister said on Tuesday...29 mainly Republican lawmakers wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on Feb. 20 warning against different treatment for tob
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2015 09:53
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[Mexico] California has low cigarette taxes, high smuggling, study says

The study implies that California’s proximity to Mexico, where cigarette prices are about one-third lower, makes it a major destination ... The Tax Foundation and Michigan’s Mackinac Center for Public Policy issued the annual report on cigarette smugglin
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 10, 2015 07:37
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Mexico Fights Electronic Cigarettes as Their Sales Increase

Health authorities have seized the biggest shipment of electronic cigarettes in Mexico’s history, more than 9,000 units of a product whose use is banned in this country but which, according to experts, is increasing due to the unproved belief that they he
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Jan 20, 2015 13:08
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Increasing availability and consumption of single cigarettes: trends and implications for smoking cessation from the ITC Mexico Survey [FREE FULLTEXT]

Single cigarettes appear widely accessible in Mexico and growing in availability. Future research should explore potential explanations, consequences and effective methods for reducing the availability of single cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2014 14:17
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Neighbourhood deprivation and smoking and quit behaviour among smokers in Mexico: findings from the ITC Mexico Survey

Neighbourhood socioeconomic environments in Mexico appear to operate in an opposing manner to those in HICs. Further research should investigate whether rapid implementation of strong tobacco control policies in LMICs, as occurred in Mexico during the fol
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2014 03:39
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