A Story of Inequity For decades, the tobacco industry has aggressively targeted California’s diverse communities with predatory practices. Internal documents from Big Tobacco outline their strategies…
Tobacco Companies are Talking to Your Kids [Infograph] According to data gathered during the 2016 Healthy Stores for Healthy Communities survey, Tobacco Companies are talking to your kids and they…
Tobacco Use among American Indian and Alaska Natives Populations Click here to download the fact sheet summarizing tobacco use among California’s American Indian and Alaska Natives populations. Tobacco use among American…
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…
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…
Maternal Smoking Infographic
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…
Minty Death [GALLERY] 88% of African-American smokers use menthol cigarettes. For decades, Big Tobacco has marketed menthol cigarettes to the African American community.
Smoke Can Travel Through Walls Secondhand smoke in apartments can be a real problem even if no one in your unit smokes. Scientific studies show that smoke…
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…
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.
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…
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