There is a wealth of data available regarding the negative health effects of tobacco use. We’ve highlighted some of the most impactful information here.
The tobacco industry has targeted African American communities in its advertisements and promotional efforts for menthol cigarettes (e.g., campaigns that use urban culture and language to promote menthol cigarettes, tobacco-sponsored hip-hop bar nights with samples of specialty menthol cigarettes, targeted direct-mail promotions).
E-Cigarettes and cessation.
All data was sourced from the National Center for Disease Control at CDC.gov, and Quit With Us, LA at QuitWithUsLA.org, except for e-cigarette data which was sourced by: US Department of Health and Human Services, & US Food and Drug Administration, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, and the American Legacy Foundation. Visit all of these sites for more information on topics above.