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2016 California Tobacco Facts and Figures Smoking prevalence in California has steadily declined since the comprehensive tobacco control program began in 1989. Adult smoking prevalence in California declined by 51.1% between 1988 and 2014,…
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Smoking among California’s Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Populations Click here to download the fact sheet summarizing tobacco use among California’s LGBT population. Background Previous studies and data analyses have shown that the lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) populations…
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Smoking: before, during and after pregnancy [INFOGRAPH] Smoking during pregnancy has not declined significantly in the last 6 years. Overall, 11.6% of women smoked before pregnancy, 2.5% smoked during pregnancy, and 5.7% smoked after pregnancy,…
Minty Death [GALLERY] 88% of African-American smokers use menthol cigarettes. For decades, Big Tobacco has marketed menthol cigarettes to the African American community.
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Smoke Can Travel Through Walls Scientific studies show that smoke from a neighboring apartment can travel through ventilation systems, pipes, walls, open windows and doors, electrical sockets and even tiny cracks in plaster…
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Multi-Unit Housing Secondhand Smoke [VIDEO] Smoke from a neighboring apartment can enter through the ventilation system, through cracks in the walls, and even through floorboards and light fixtures.
Big Tobacco Advertising to Minority Communities [GALLERY] During the past decade, the tobacco industry has aggressively increased advertising and promotional campaigns, deliberately targeting minority populations.
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Menthol’s Impact [INFOGRAPH] Menthol is a cool, minty, candy-like additive used in many products including tobacco, cough medicine, mouthwash, candy, and beauty products. Menthol cigarettes are considered the tobacco industry’s “starter”…
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Speak Up! LGBTs and Tobacco [VIDEO] The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community has one of the highest smoking rates in California. Learn more in “Speak Up! LGBTs and Tobacco,” and take a stand…
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Antonio’s Walk to School [VIDEO] The availability and promotion of tobacco products in stores in our communities impact our kids and increase the likelihood that they will start to smoke. Learn more in…