General Tobacco http://wkms.org en Too Young To Smoke, But Not To Pick Tobacco http://wkms.org/post/too-young-smoke-not-pick-tobacco Kids under 18 can't buy cigarettes in the U.S., but they can legally work in tobacco fields when they're as young as 12.<p>One of those kids is Eddie Ramirez, 15, who works the fields in the summer.<p>"It just sticks to my hand," he says of the plant. "It's really sticky, you know, and really yellow." It's nearly impossible to wash off, he says.<p>A <a href="http://www.hrw.org/node/125316" target="_blank">new report from Human Rights Watch</a> says the practice of children farming tobacco is hazardous and should be stopped. Wed, 14 May 2014 14:18:46 +0000 Debbie Elliott 40550 at http://wkms.org Too Young To Smoke, But Not To Pick Tobacco Landmark Tobacco Decision Upheld http://wkms.org/post/landmark-tobacco-decision-upheld <p>AP Report...</p> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 20:58:31 +0000 Gary Pitts 17012 at http://wkms.org