Kentucky Lawmakers Urge Inclusion of Tobacco in Pacific Trade Agreement

Kentucky lawmakers are protesting a current trade agreement that they say would hurt tobacco. The U.S. is currently negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, which includes countries like New Zealand, Peru and Vietnam. But the lawmakers say the proposal excludes tobacco protections. At a news conference in Frankfort today, Democratic and Republican lawmakers urged President Barack… Continue reading Kentucky Lawmakers Urge Inclusion of Tobacco in Pacific Trade Agreement