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Child Labor Tobacco Farms

Politicians (and Lobbyists) Condone Children Working in America's Tobacco Fields

Irwin Redlener, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Irwin Redlener, M.D.

The Obama administration has tried to stop kids under age 16 from working in tobacco fields, but extraordinary pressure from tobacco state legislators, tobacco companies and lobbyists succeeded in keeping regulation from seeing the light of day.