Child Labor & Tobacco In the U.S.A.

Child Labor & Tobacco In the U.S.A.

Most of the people exploited are illegal immigrants, the uneducated, and the poor.

The International Labour Office reported that the most child-laborers work in agriculture, which is one of the most hazardous types of work. The tobacco industry houses some of these working children. There is widespread use of children on farms in Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Malawi, United States, and Zimbabwe.While some of these children work with their families on small family-owned farms, others work on large plantations. In late 2009 reports were released by the London-based human-rights group Plan International, claiming that child labor was common on Malawi (producer of 1.8% of the world’s tobacco) tobacco farms. The organization interviewed 44 teens, who worked full-time on farms during the 2007-2008 growing season. The child-laborers complained of low pay, long hours as well as physical and sexual abuse by their supervisors.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobacco#cite_note-58 They also reported suffering from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Tobacco_Sickness, a form of nicotine poisoning. When wet leaves are handled, nicotine from the leaves gets absorbed in the skin and causes nausea, vomiting and dizziness. Children were exposed to 50 cigarettes worth of nicotine through direct contact with tobacco leaves. This level of nicotine in children can permanently alter brain structure and function.


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By: Dmanfig (3629.60)

Tags: Child, Labor, Tobacco, U.S.A., Humans, Rights, Watch

Location: Ukraine

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