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Sep. 27 2019

History of Tobacco Impacting African-American Communities

  Seeing Through the Haze   For decades, the tobacco industry has regularly used popular African-American culture as a way to boost sales. They poured millions of dollars into targeted marketing campaigns to get minorities, especially African-American youth, to begin a potentially deadly addiction to smoking.1,2 Sadly, this continues even today. Tobacco companies are targeting […]

Sep. 03 2019

Investigation Updates

Last updated: 1:33 p.m. ET on 9/30/19   This page is dedicated to providing the public with real-time updates regarding the recent federal and state investigations into the rise in pulmonary illnesses possibly related to the use of electronic cigarettes, or “vaping”. 9/27/19 – Update to CDC Investigation Notice: Outbreak of Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using […]