This is America — Despite threat of nicotine poisoning, federal law allows 12-year-olds to work in tobacco fields

Despite threat of nicotine poisoning, federal law allows 12-year-olds to work in tobacco fields (via Raw Story )

A group that fights child labor has called on the U.S. Department of Labor to prohibit children from working in tobacco fields. “We don’t let 12-year-olds buy and smoke cigarettes,” said Sally Greenberg, co-chair of the Child Labor Coalition,…

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