Tobacco and Our Youth

Keeping tobacco out of the hands of our youth.  A new report finds that big tobacco companies are pushing those products deliberately at Black youth and it’s been a campaign going on for more than 60 years.  My guests this morning are working to put a stop to the deadly practice.  Portia Reddick-White – Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Tammy Boyd – Black Women’s Health Imperative

The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has released a new report detailing how for more than 60 years the tobacco industry has deliberately targeted the Black community, especially youth – with menthol cigarettes and other products. For more information go here:

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